A day of discussion about the art, craft and business of writing. Join us for panel discussions, book signings, workshops and other literary delights.
Painting A Life, Ray Ellis: An Artist Seen Through His Work, 192 pages, 159 paintings, Compass Prints, Savannah, Georgia, 2014 Before his death in 2013, the painter Ray Ellis had resided full-time on Martha’s Vineyard for more than three decades, and as a public symbol he is as recognizable as Gay Head Light and the […]
Never wet a line or staggered to the Derby shed at 9:59 pm to weigh-in before the doors closed? No problem. This book works on a variety of levels and has been crafted lovingly by Mr. Jerome as a showcase of both Mr. Ellis’s considerable artistic talent and his community commitment.
“Really, the book is to honor my mother and my grandmother for what they’d done for us, the sacrifices they made that I only understood as an adult. Maybe I was also hearkening back to a time long-past.” – Kevin Parham
Elizabeth Warren supporters and admirers from near and far gathered at the Bunch of Grapes bookstore on Main Street in Vineyard Haven Friday to meet the U.S. Senator and receive a signed copy of her new book, “A Fighting Chance.” Ms. Warren’s handlers shielded her from press questions. In lieu of the senator, The Times […]
“When I’m speaking about the book, I’m going to try to explain the mystery and drama around the event.”
When: Monday, August 11, 2011 Where: The Grange Hall in West Tisbury Admission: Free Schedule 8:00-8:45 Morning Edition: Writing for Radio They say radio is the most visual medium. Find out how it’s done. Sean Corcoran, Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Rob Rosenthal and Mindy Todd 9:00-9:45 Writing Children’s Books Like Lewis Carroll’s Alice, childrens book authors and illustrators often wonder, […]
The humorous author and National Public Radio (NPR) contributor David Sedaris will make his Island debut this August with two shows that are sure to contain the wit and ironic insight that pepper each of his works. After an upbringing in a family of six in North Carolina, a hitchhiking journey across the country, and […]
“Terminal City,” by Linda Fairstein, Dutton Adult, June 17, 2014, 384 pages. $21.08. Entering or leaving New York City through Grand Central Terminal is an exotic and romantic experience for most travelers. But even weary daily commuters will be enthralled by “Terminal City,” Linda Fairstein’s latest thriller, which explores 130 years of secrets hidden in […]
“Man Made Meals: The Essential Cookbook for Guys” by Steven Raichlen. Workman Publishing Company, 2014. 640 pages. $24.95. “Man Made Meals: The Essential Cookbook for Guys” is the cookbook that moves Steven Raichlen’s mastery of the man-centric world of grilling in his popular “Barbecue! Bible” books into the kitchen. The hearty, tasty, and feel-good nature […]