101 Things to Do in Martha’s Vineyard has something for everyone

“No. 15: Walk through the colorful village known as ‘the campground’ with more than 300 ornate, tiny gingerbread cottages …   What started out as a...

Bestselling author Dolen Perkins-Valdez leads novel writing workshop at Noepe

Noepe Center for Literary Arts will host Dolen Perkins-Valdez on August 15 and 16 for a Finish Your Novel workshop. Ms. Perkins-Valdez is the...

Whimsy finds a home in the poetry of Fan Ogilvie and...

Let’s say you don’t “get” poetry: it’s confusing, mysterious, and you struggle to find its relevance to your life. At Featherstone Center for the...

Islanders Write panelists ponder ‘The Media and the Making of a...

People were likely grousing about presidential politics back in 1859 when the West Tisbury Grange Hall was new, but last Sunday night a panel...

In its third year, Islanders Write came of age on Monday

Hundreds of devotees of the writing craft packed into the Grange Hall on Monday for a set of fast-paced forums packed with tips on...

Ask the Writers

For the past three years, we’ve asked the speakers taking part in Islanders Write to answer a series of random questions. This year we...

Jane Dreeben counts Islanders with an ‘Urge to Create’

We sometimes wonder how many people living on the Vineyard are actively engaged in creative pursuits. Is it 10 percent? 30 percent? More? In...

Donald Nelson pitches a new theory on the ‘Chappaquiddick Tragedy’

Time and tide over the past 47 years have erased the physical evidence of July 18, 1969, a dark night when Senator Edward M....

Dennis Lopez crafts life lessons in ‘Journeyman’

Every once in awhile we run into a book that is so good that we want everyone to read it. “Journeyman: A Tradesman’s Tale”...

The circus comes to Martha’s Vineyard in Shirley Mayhew’s latest book

Almost exactly 53 years ago, in August 1963, the Mills Brothers Circus came to Martha’s Vineyard, a much-publicized milestone journey. The late-night ferry crossing...