Wednesday, May 22: It is agents, not publishers, who read unsolicited manuscripts. Jeff Herman will discuss this and other aspects of the publishing industry at Oblong Books in Rhinebeck.
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Saturday, May 4: This free showcase of literature for children and young adults is one of the biggest book festivals in the State of New York.
Saturday, April 27: Here are some of the one-day specials being offered at Oblong Books & Music in Millerton and Rhinebeck on Independent Bookstore Day: Free while supplies last, Oblong will be handing out copies of Atlas Obscura Literary Locations by Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras and Ella Morton and Poems to Keep in Your Pocket, a hardcover mini-book of classic poems by Kipling, Wordsworth, Pope, Shakespeare, Dickinson and more.
Saturday, April 13: The free one-day Kids Read festival showcases talks by 39 authors and illustrators of kid lit on multiple stages.
Saturday, April 13: In her memoir, Tiny Hotdogs: A Memoir in Small Bites, Giuliani recounts how she went from a “friendless, hairy, deeply uncool” teenager to discovering her passion for food and creating a life around serving it in style.
Saturday, April 13: In her latest volume of poetry, Visiting Days, area poet Gretchen Primack literally goes to jail. A collection of short, imagistically keen dramatic monologues, Visiting Days captures images, stories, voices and fragments of lives on the inside, connecting them in subtly woven themes to the racial, economic, and human realities that feed the booming and largely private prison complex that is barely ever mentioned in public discourse.
Thursday, Mar. 28- Sunday Mar. 31: Sigrid Nunez, author of The Friend and recipient of the 2018 National Book Award for fiction, headlines the list of visiting writers in the tenth annual festival.
Saturday, Mar. 30: As the impulse to brand and market a persona has come to dominate human intercourse, particularly among people who frequent their screens more often than they meet in the flesh, there’s another side of being human that has been forgotten.
Sunday, March 31: RED Hotel reading at TSL. Gary belongs to the family who built and operated Grossman’s Bakery in the building that now houses Time & Space Limited in Hudson.
Saturday, March 30: Aileen Weintraub tells the inspiring stories of early achievers in Never Too Young! 50 Unstoppable Kids Who Made a Difference. The book became a best-seller when it debuted on Amazon, and won a Parents’ Choice Award. The Accord-based author has written more than 50 children’s books, with her next, Secrets of the American Museum of Natural History, due out this spring.