Readings, Signings & Talks
Feb. 23, Williamstown
Williams College Bookstore Book talk, Q&A session and reception with psychotherapist F. Diane Barth, author of I Know How You Feel: The Joy and Heartbreak of Friendship in Women’s Lives. 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 24, Chatham
The Chatham Bookstore Allison Guertin Marchese will discuss her book, Hudson Valley Curiosities: The Sinking of the Steamship Swallow, the Poughkeepsie Seer, the UFOs of the Celtic Stone Chambers and More. 5 p.m.
Feb. 25, Washington Depot
The Hickory Stick Bookshop NY Times bestselling author/memoirist Michael Perry will discuss his new book, Montaigne in Barn Boots: An Amateur Ambles Through Philosophy. 2 p.m.
Feb. 26, Annandale-on-Hudson
Bard College Author Karan Mahajan, Bard Fiction Prize winner and National Book Award finalist Karan Mahajan (Family Planning; The Association of Small Bombs) will read from his work. 2:30 p.m.
Feb. 27, Annandale-on-Hudson
Bard College Author Yiyun Li will deliver the annual Gifford Lecture, followed by a Q&A session with the audience and a book signing. 6 p.m.
March 1, North Adams
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) Bestselling poet, essayist and author of Night Sky with Exit Wounds, Ocean Vuong will offer a poetry reading in Murdock Hall, Room 218. 7 p.m.
March 3, Millbrook
The Merritt Bookstore A talk and book signing with Andrew Rowen, author of Encounters Unforseen: 1492 Retold, an historical novel that dramatizes Columbus’ journey from a bicultural perspective. 1:30 p.m.
March 9, Lenox
Lenox Library Celebrate International Women’s Day with a reading by Writing Fire editors Jennifer Browdy, Jana Laiz and Sahra Bateson Brubeck and contributors Jayne Benjulian, Amber Chand, Anni Crofut, Lisken Van Pelt Dus, Hope Fitzgerald, Maggie Dillon Katz, Lorrin Krouss, Lydia Littlefield, Barbara Newman and Lara Tupper, who will share 5-minute excerpts from their writing. 7 p.m.
March 10, Sheffield
Bushnell-Sage Library An award-winning author of books about American history and biographies, Leslie Wheeler now writes two mystery series: the Miranda Lewis Living History Mysteries and the Berkshire Hilltown Mysteries, which she will discuss. 3 p.m.
March 16, Annandale-on-Hudson
Bard College A conversation between author Neil Gaiman, Bard Professor in the Arts, and Daniel Handler (a.k.a. Lemony Snicket), bestselling author of A Series Of Unfortunate Events. They will discuss adaptation, collaboration and the role of the writer as giver of advice. 8 p.m.
March 20, Lenox
The Mount Writers in the House: a discussion with The Mount’s 2018 writers-in-residence — Elif Batuman (The New Yorker; The Idiot), Buzzy Jackson (Shaking the Family Tree) and graphic novelist Kate Reed Petty — moderated by Christene Barberich, 2017 writer-in-residence and editor/co-founder of Refinery29. 4 p.m.
March 22, Salisbury
The White Hart Inn The White Hart Speaker Series presents celebrated painter Duncan Hannah, who will discuss his new memoir, 20th Century Boy: Notebooks of the Seventies. 6 p.m.
March 23, Hudson
Time & Space Limited New York Times reporter John Leland will read from his latest book, Happiness Is a Choice You Make: Lessons from a Year Among the Oldest Old. 7 p.m.
March 24, Chatham
The Chatham Bookstore Wanda Adams Fischer will read from and discuss Empty Seats, her new novel about baseball and life. 5 p.m.
March 27, Rhinebeck
Oblong Books & Music Book launch for Carol Goodman’s newest thriller, The Other Mother. 6 p.m.