Thursday, 11/6, 6:45pm
Reading and book-signing with Laurie Halse Anderson, author of Chains (Simon & Schuster Children’s). Merritt Bookstore; 57 Front Street, Millbrook.
(845) 677-5857; www.merrittbooks.com.
Friday, 11/7, 7:30pm
Reading and book-signing w/Richard Boes, author of Last Train Out. Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Rt. 9, Rhinebeck. (845) 876-0500; www.oblongbooks.com.
Friday, 11/7, 8-10pm
Jazz and poetry by Clockwork Mercury, featuring Eric Mingus (voice, bass) and Catherine Sikora (saxophone); Muddy Cup/Inquiring Mind Coffeehouse and Bookstore; 65 Partition St., Saugerties. (845) 246-5775.
Saturday, 11/8, 2pm
Woodstock Poetry Society: Open mike, reading, and benefit for Home Planet News w/Teresa Marta Costa, Roberta Gould, Sandra Graff, Eugenia Macer-Story, Shiv Mirabito, Tad Richards, Ed Sanders, William Seaton, Matthew J. Spireng, Janine Pommy Vega, Bruce Weber, Christopher Wheeling, R. Dionysius Whiteurs, Peter Lamborn Wilson, and Donald Lev. Hosted by Phillip Levine. Woodstock Town Hall, 76 Tinker Street; www.woodstockpoetry.com.
Friday, 11/14, 7-11pm
Chronogram Literary Supplement Party; Chronogram Space; 314 Main St., Kingston. Readings by Gioia Timpanelli, John Darnton, Jana Martin,
Gretchen Primack; music and satire with Mikhail Horowitz and Gilles Malkine.
(845) 334-8600x103; www.chronogram.com. $5.
Saturday, 11/15, 2-5pm
“Sip & Sign” book-signing and wine-tasting w/25 area authors including Larry Beinhart, Donald E. Westlake, Jon Bowermaster, Lisa Phillips, Richard Segalman, Amy Goldman, Nikki and David Goldbeck; Millbrook Winery, 26 Wing Road,
Millbrook. (845) 677-8383 x17; www.millbrookwine.com.
Saturday, 11/22, 7:30pm
Reading and book-signing with New Yorker cartoonist Danny Shanahan and contributors to Some Delights of the Hudson Valley: An Anthology of Hudson Valley Humor (Monkfish/Epigraph Books). Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Rt. 9, Rhinebeck. (845)876-0500; www.oblongbooks.com.
Saturday, 11/22, 7:30pm
Poetry reading and book-signing with poet Martin Espada (pictured below) , award-winning author of The Republic of Poetry; Alabanza; Presented by Woodstock Poetry Society & Festival; Kleinert/James Gallery, 34 Tinker Street, Woodstock.
Sunday, 11/30, 4-6pm
Reading and book-signing with Dakota Lane, Gothic Lolita; Alison Gaylin, Heartless; Holly George-Warren, Grateful Dead 365. Muddy Cup/Inquiring Mind Coffeehouse and Bookstore; 65 Partition St., Saugerties. (845) 246-5775.