Winners announced for 2016-17 Island Book art contest

The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the 2016-17 Island Book Cover art contest. All Island sixth graders were invited...

‘Islanders Read the Classics’ explores Sylvia Plath’s ‘Ariel’

  Oak Bluffs resident Holly St. John Bergon will discuss one of poet Sylvia Plath’s major collections, “Ariel,” on Wednesday, May 18, at 5:30 p.m....

New book recounts the history of the Edgartown library

The Friends of the Edgartown Free Public Library have published a delightful history of the town’s 125-year-old library in honor of the library’s move...

‘Beetlebung Farm Cookbook’ and ‘Women Healers of the World’ receive top...

Two Martha’s Vineyard authors have received awards for their most recent books. Chris Fischer, author of the “Beetlebung Farm Cookbook,” won the 2016 James...

The Pathways finale was hardly final

It’s been a “Game of Thrones” season — in terms of drama — for the Pathways Arts Institute, which inhabits the Chilmark Tavern each...

‘Will Power’: The Edgartown library celebrates Shakespeare

The new Edgartown library will kick off its adult programming schedule with a tribute to the bard this week. “Will Power,” a weeklong series...

Cynthia Riggs writes up another murderous Island summer

Victoria Trumbull is back, just in time for summer. The 92-year-old Martha’s Vineyard supersleuth, created by West Tisbury mystery author Cynthia Riggs, takes center...

John Crelan presents ‘A Connecticut Yankee’ at Islanders Read

Mark Twain’s classic American novel “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court” will be discussed by Island resident John Crelan at the Oak Bluffs...

‘What should I let out?’ asks poet Michael West

  In an introduction to “When Stuff Is Not Enough,” Michael West’s latest poetry collection, the author lists an impressive number of jobs he’s held....

We asked artists: What books are you reading?

This week, The MV Times Calendar section continues prying into the lives of local artists and writers. We think you can learn a lot...