Writers Speak is on the Road to Sag Harbor

Lou Ann Walker. Photo by Star Black

Five writers connected to the MFA in Creative Writing at Stony Brook Southampton are taking the popular Writers Speak program on the road this week. For the off-campus debut of Writers Speak, Star Black, Emily Smith Gilbert, Christian McLean, Susan Scarf Merrell and Lou Ann Walker will all read from their work on Thursday, March 1, at Baron’s Cove in Sag Harbor.

The doors will open for this free program at 6:30 p.m. and the readings will begin at 7 p.m. A meet and greet will follow the readings.

The Writers Speak program returns to the Stony Brook Southampton campus on Wednesday, March 7, when novelist Lee Clay Johnson will be the next guest in the spring series of free author talks and readings open to the public. Johnson will read from and talk about his work at 7 p.m. following a brief reception starting at 6:30 p.m. in Chancellors Hall. Writers Speak Wednesdays programs at the campus are free and open to the public.