Evan Fallenberg, author of When We Danced on Water and Light Fell, will close out the season’s Brown Bag lectures with his talk, called “Reading Globally,” at 12:15 p.m. today on the front porch of the Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall.
Some interests never die — and for Susan Grimm, her interests lie in beginnings, endings, titles and white space.
The Chautauqua Writers’ Center will close out its 2014 season with visits from prose writer-in-residence Evan Fallenberg and poet-in-residence Susan Grimm.
Telling people’s secrets isn’t particularly kind, but it can result in a great story.
When most people apply for a job, they might list a former boss or a well-connected friend as reference. John Hoppenthaler could list Pulitzer Prize winners Toni Morrison and Natasha Trethewey as his.
The Chautauqua Writers’ Center workshops for Week Eight will focus on introducing students to contemporary poetry and running successful writing blogs.
There are moments that people miss everyday, shards of meaning that become drowned out by noise. Poet Charlotte Matthews thinks it is these small moments that can enlighten and even heal people.
The Authors’ Hour, will be held at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Brick Walk Cafe. Local authors will read in the Authors’ Alcove while people dine. Books will be available for purchase and customers will be able to get them signed.
A woman treks across the United States to win a bet and save her family, and a man covers the expanse of the South and changes the way the nation thinks about environmentalism. Husband and wife Jim Hunt and Linda Lawrence Hunt will reach into the ashes of the past to compare and contrast these two tales of adventure with their Brown Bag, “Two Travel Narratives: One Famous, One Burned.”
The Chautauqua Writers’ Center workshops for Week Seven will center on the impact that travel has on writing and the importance of preserving moments.