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Winter Landscapes photographs by Kathryn Szoka


Mon. Mar. 24 Spring session of Dante´s Divine Comedy begins at 10 a.m. Four sessions taught by Prof. Canio Pavone offer an introduction to the great work. Registration and fee required. Space is limited.Call to reserve.

Fri. Mar. 28 at 5:30 p.m. Thomas Merton Book Group meets to discuss selections from Thomas Merton Spiritual Master, edited by L. Cunningham. All welcome.


Sat. April 5 at 5 p.m. Poet Philip Schultz reads from his latest work, The Wherewithall: a novel in verse about the Shoah.

Thrs. April 17 "Spring Ink" a six-session prose writing workshop begins. Led by Maryann Calendrille. Space is limited. Registration fee required.

Fri. April 25 at 6 p.m. "A Short Talk on Writing Long" with novelist Ed Hannibal who will read from his works and discuss the perks and pitfalls of writing full-length novels and memoirs in the quick-hit digital age.

Sat. April 26 at 5 p.m. Biographer and literary critic Susan Shillinglaw speaks on John Steinbeck and his great work, The Grapes of Wrath.


Tues. May 6 at 5 p.m. Artist Nicky Gioia Mitchell in conversation IN ITALIAN with Canio Pavone about her memoir Ombre e Luci di Una Vita.

Fri. May 9 at 5:30 p.m. Thomas Merton Book discussion group meets.

Sat. May 10 at 5 p.m. Artist James McMullan presents his illustrated memoir Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood

Sat. May 17 from 1 to 4 p.m. Long Island Reads special event: Garden historian Mac Griswold speaks aboutThe Manor: 300 Years on a Slave Plantation on Long Island at Sylvester Manor, Shelter Island. House tours and book signing.

Sat. May 31 at 5 p.m. Sag Harbor novelist Robert Boris Riskin reads from his latest Jake Wanderman thriller Deadly Secrets


Sat. June 14 at 5 p.m. Writer/biographer/activist Alexis de Veaux reads from her newest work: Yabo


Sat. July 5 at 5 p.m. Spy novelist Alan Furst reads from his newest: Midnight in Europe

Fri. July 11 at 5 p.m. Poet Alex Russo reads from his memoir Combat Artist: a Journal of Love and War

Sat. July 26 at 5 p.m. Author Paul Greenberg reads from his new work American Catch: the Fight for our Local Seafood

Up-coming events: Essay workshop with David Bouchier

SoulCollage(tm) workshop with Jeanne Marie Merkel

Film screening: Fierce Green Fire

& more to come!

Contact the shop for more information on photography and writing workshops: nature writing; memoir; spirituality; personal essay.We also offer editorial services and expert artwork framing.

Celebrate Sag Harbor! Coming soon: Sag Harbor Was: a Historical Celebration edited by Maryann Calendrille. Currently available: Sag Harbor Is: a Literary Celebration edited by Calendrille, with photographs by Kathryn Szoka. Signed copies available. Makes a great gift.

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