Author’s Talk and Book Signing

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Learn how to grow beautiful food from author Matthew Benson on Sunday, June 12, 3:30pm in the beautiful gardens at 243 Union Street. Admission is $25.00 per person.

Then, at 6:30pm, join the author for Dinner in an Empty House. (We’ll take you there.) Delicious, garden-fresh, organic, local vegetables and fruits. Delectable entrees cooked to perfection in an elegant setting. Fine wine, beautiful food and great conversation with an extraordinary gardener (and photographer). $100 per person. $150 per couple. Dinner reservations include afternoon event. Reserve now: click here to reserve your place! This event is a benefit for the Hudson Area Library.

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Join Us This Weekend at the Hudson Children’s Book Festival!

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We hope you’ll join us on Saturday, May 3rd at the Hudson Children’s Book Festival, the biggest gathering of children’s and young adult book authors and illustrators you’ve ever seen! There will be books for sale, exhibitions, book readings, and live performances by:

Aaron Nigel Smith, Call to Action at 11:00am

John Farrell, High Hopes and Common Threads at 12:30pm

The Hudson Area Library and the Friends of the Hudson Area Library will have tables at the Festival, so be sure to stop by and say hi!

The Festival will take place at the Hudson Junior and Senior High Schools, located at 215 Harry Howard Avenue in Hudson from 10am to 3pm. Admission is free! For parking, transportation and more information visit the Hudson Children’s Book Festival website.

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In Our Community: Discover a Fresh World; View CCCA ArtsWalk Literary Festival

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HUDSON – The annual CCCA ArtsWalk Literary Festival will present readings by over a dozen award-winning NY writers October 4th -6th at the Hudson Opera House and Spotty Dog Books & Ale.  Hudson poet-novelist Rebecca Wolff, publisher of Fence Books will read from her upcoming poetry collection One Morning and local MD and Huffington Post columnist Illya Szilak will present Tiny Drops her tragic-comedy multimedia novel about a Japanese housewife kidnapped by North Korean frogmen.  Lydia Davis, recipient of the international Man Booker prize will share the stage with James Lasdun, author of Give Me Everything You have – On Being Stalked.  Other local area writers include Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya whose novel The Watch places Antigone in wartime Afganistan, short-story writer Greg Hrbek, poet Cara Benson, poet-novelist Djelloul Marbrook and multimedia novelist Paul la Farge.

Spoken word poetry will be performed by Mahogany Browne, curator of the Nuyorican Friday night slam series and Adam Falkner, director of the Dialogue Arts Project and sound poetry by artist Tracie Morris whose installations have appeared at the Whitney Biennial. The complete schedule is at http://cccaartswalk.webs.com/artswalk-literary-2013 and www.facebook.com/ArtsWalkLiterary.

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Don’t Miss the Hudson Children’s Book Festival!

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Saturday, May 4th marks the day of the 5th annual Hudson Children’s Book Festival, the biggest gathering of children’s and young adult book authors and illustrators you’ve ever seen! There will be exhibitions, arts and crafts, workshops, and book readings. Also, you won’t want to miss the live performances by:

Aaron Nigel Smith, Call to Action at 11:00am

Steve “The Dirtmeister” Tomecek, Amazing Astonishing Air at 12:30pm

John Farrell, We Can Do It Together at 2:00pm

The Festival will take place at the Hudson Junior and Senior High Schools, located at 215 Harry Howard Avenue in Hudson from 10am to 4pm. Admission is free! Hudson Area Library will have a table at the Festival, so be sure to stop by and say hi!

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Meet the Authors (and Illustrators!) of the Hudson Children’s Book Festival!

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Did you know that there will be over 90 authors and illustrators showcasing their work at the Hudson Children’s Book Festival? There will be well known authors like Bruce Coville and new debuts such as Jon Apple. Here are just a few of the many children and young adult authors and illustrators who have copies of their work at Hudson Area Library:

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