Events

  • 01/31/2015 - 6:00pm
      We all, as children, had our imaginary friends and monsters in the closet. But for Suzan Saxman, those friends and monsters didn’t go away—and they weren’t imaginary. From an early age, Suzan knew instinctively that she had to hide her true abilities. Now, with Perdita Finn, Suzan tells the story of her journey in The Reluctant Psychic, and tries to make sense of her mother’s own...
  • 02/07/2015 - 4:00pm
    Djelloul Marbrook is an award-winning poet and well-published novelist with deep roots in Woodstock. The two novellas in his new book, Mean Bastards Making Nice (see review in January Chronogram), contain scenes set in familiar places from both town and region.  Woodstock resident Brent Robison's collection of stories, The Principle of Ultimate Indivisibility, includes locations you'll...
  • 02/07/2015 - 6:00pm
    The summer Lisa A. Phillips turned thirty, she fell in love with someone who didn't return her feelings. She soon became obsessed. She followed him around, called him compulsively, and talked about him endlessly. One desperate morning, after she snuck into his apartment building, he picked up a baseball bat to protect himself and threatened to dial 911. Her unrequited love had changed her from a...
  • 02/08/2015 - 4:00pm
    Nicole Cooley reading from recent poems and from Salem Lessons, a limited edition artist's book created in collaboration with Maureen Cummins.  The Glaring Omissions, founded in 1990, is one of the longest-running writers groups in the Hudson Valley. The members are writers from diverse backgrounds who work in multiple genres, from mystery to memoir to literary fiction. They seek to bring...
  • 02/14/2015 - 4:00pm
    Have you ever struggled to make progress either in your personal or professional lives--or both--but seem to spin your wheels? Have you tried to lose weight, but can’t get the scale to move in the direction you want? Have you thought that maybe your environment might prevent you from seeing the success you desire? When developing a plan or goal to achieve, we often look to the typical tasks...