Literature

Bits: Get a Jump on Valentine’s Day, Workshop Celebrates Whitman, ‘Salt of the Sea’...

For one day only, swing by the Valentine Craftmarket on Saturday, February 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ashawagh Hall, located at 780 Springs-Fireplace Road in Springs.

Local History Book on Goody Garlick Released

Loretta Orion became interested in the Goody Garlick witchcraft case first because it fit her doctoral dissertation at Stony Brook University — research on the history of witchcraft throughout Europe and the Americas — and then because it unfolded in her own backyard.

Harbor Books Owner Confirms Choices: Close or Move

Harbor Books on Main Street is liquidating its inventory “in anticipation of moving or closing” after February, proprietor Taylor Rose confirmed on Monday. She said that “the temporary rent freeze” offered in late November “was simply not substantial enough to cause us to stay.”

Sag Harbor Author to Recount Solo Journey to Parts Unknown

Wafa Faith Hallam, 62, a Sag Harbor resident from 2008 to 2017, when she sold or gave away all of her possessions and flew off on a 19-month solo journey to far-away places she had never been, is not one to rest easy.

Rosenblatt’s Essays Fall Into a New Medium

Recorded with Cynthia Daniels at Monk Music Studio in East Hampton, not one of Roger Rosenblatt's three- to eight-minute essays needed a second take, noted producer Kathleen Russo, co-director of the Audio Podcast Fellows program.

A Conversation With Allan Zola Kronzek

The Sag Harbor resident and author of several books on magic, including his most recent, “Grandpa Magic,” talks about the logic behind what can appear to be fantastic, the impact of Harry Potter on the world of magic and why it is always good to have a few tricks up your sleeve.

Authors To Mix and Mingle at Romany Kramoris Gallery

Romany Kramoris Gallery, located at 41 Main Street in Sag Harbor, will welcome two new faces — and their books — on Sunday, December 23.

Van Booy To Read ‘Beautiful Things’ at Canio’s

At 2 a.m. on a cold winter night, Simon Van Booy sat up with a log-burning fire and news that the world would end in four hours.

Art from Rizzie and Cash Combine in ‘Bird on a Blade’

“Bird on a Blade" features 50 pairs of RosanneCash’s lyrics and Dan Rizzie’s images that amplify one another, speaking to the experiences of love and loss, fear and faith, and everyday hope.

New Artists-In-Residence Program Fosters the Creative Spirit

When Kate Taylor first arrived in Sag Harbor from Los Angeles, she quickly unpacked, turned off her phone and got straight to work — much to her surprise.

Writers Speak Welcomes Jonathan Santlofer

Crime writer and memoirist Jonathan Santlofer will read from and discuss his work during the Writers Speak Wednesdays series on November 7, starting at 7 p.m., at Stony Brook Southampton.

‘The Wake of the Whale’ Felt in Sag Harbor

Sightings of pilot whales in the frigid Nordic waters have drawn residents of the Faroe Islands to their boats and beaches for nearly 1,000 years.

MFA Alumni Are Big Men, and Women, on Campus

What do Sande Boritz Berger, Maggie Bloomfield, Genevieve Sly Crane, Nora Decter, Joanne Pateman and Allen Retzky all have in common? They are all published authors.

Writers Speak to Host Readings, Open House

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding will join other members of the faculty at the October 3 installment of the 2018 fall Writers Speak Wednesdays series of free author talks and readings open to the public at Stony Brook Southampton.

Too Soon to Be Forgotten: The Great Hamptons Hurricane

Genie Henderson will read her new book, “A Day Like Any Other: The Great Hamptons Hurricane of 1938: A Novel” at Canio's Books on Saturday.

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Sag Harbor Cinema Screens Keaton Classic

The next installment of Sag Harbor Cinema’s “Here Comes the Cinema!” is “The Cameraman,” a 1928 film directed by Edward Sedgwick and Buster Keaton, which will be screened on Sunday, February 2, at 2 p.m. at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. Writer and director Mary Harron will lead a post-screening discussion.

Meet Chef George Hirsch, If He Can Do It, You Can Do It

Maybe you’ve seen Chef George Hirsch while you’re out and about on the East End. You might have caught him at a farm stand chatting up a grower, or discussing wine production at a local vineyard, or even cooking up a recipe on a grill somewhere near the water. It’s all done for the filming of George Hirsch Lifestyle, his long-running PBS television series which is about combining good food with good living.

Student Artists Consider the Role of Water in Their Lives and Art

Every winter, for almost three decades, Guild Hall has turned over its galleries to 2,000 painters, drawers, sculptors, photographers, mixed media and digital visionaries — none over the age of 18 — for its annual Student Art Festival. This year, for the first time in its 28-year-history, the work in the show all speaks to a theme, “Made by Water,” which is a reflection of the community and the landscape.