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The library will kick off its annual Writing to Publish Series with memoir author Jill Grunenwald. Grunenwald will tell of her own experience writing memoir and give tips and tricks for the genre for aspiring writers.
Grunenwald is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir Running with a Police Escort.
The library continues a series of artist biographical lectures when local art historian Felicia Zavarella Stadelman discusses American artist Georgia O’Keeffe, whose distinct flowers, cityscapes, landscapes and images of bones are iconic contributions to American Modernism. Attendees will be given an informative postcard that includes facts about O’Keeffe’s life.
Do you like to write? Are you looking for a group of fellow writers with whom to share your work and writing goals? Join Hudson Writers, the library's writing critique group. Whether you write for fun or have dreams of being published, this group is the place where you can share your work and receive feedback from others. All genres and writing styles are welcome.
Hudson Writers will meet in Brewster Café on the last Wednesday of every month.
No registration is required.
On Wednesday, September 5th, the book club will read Caesar's Last Breath: Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us by New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean. The book delves into history and science of the very air we breathe Kean will visit the library on Tuesday, September 11 at 7 pm.
Discover the homes, sites and people that played a significant role in the anti-slavery movement of pre-Civil War Hudson. All walking tours are weather dependent and meet at the entrance to the library.
William Oldfield and Victoria Bruce will discuss their book Inspector Oldfield and the Black Hand Society: America’s Original Gangsters and the U.S. Postal Detective who Brought Them to Justice. This true story recounts the dangerous exploits of 156th Post office Inspector, Frank Oldfield, as he helped to convict the Black Hand, a Sicilian-American crime ring that preyed on immigrants from the old country during the 19th century in the United States.
The library continues a series of artist biographical lectures when local art historian Felicia Zavarella Stadelman discusses the art of American writer and cartoonist, Theodore Seuss Geisel (“Dr. Seuss”). Limited-edition prints and sculptures of Geisel’s artwork can be found at galleries alongside the works of Rembrandt and Picasso. Attendees will be given an informative postcard that includes facts about Geisel’s life.
New York Times bestselling YA fantasy author Cinda Williams Chima will give a lecture on world building in fiction. Her lecture will apply to all fiction genres and will be especially helpful to anyone aspiring to write fantasy or for teens.
Chima is the New York Times bestselling YA fantasy author of the Shattered Realms Series.
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