Author Profiles2020-04-09T23:55:04-04:00

AUTHOR PROFILES

Best-Selling Hudson Valley Author Poised for New Release

After thirteen novels, it may be tempting to describe best-selling author Jennifer Donnelly’s career as something akin to a literary fairy tale. However, like many aspiring creative minds whose ambitions venture into the fictional realm, Donnelly’s journey has taken her down many arduous roads. Donnelly was born in Port Chester, New York. Eventually, her family would settle in […]

Author Bill Clegg

When I wrote about Bill Clegg’s first novel Did You Ever Have a Family here in 2015, I’d lived in the northwest corner of Connecticut for only a few years after living much of my adult life abroad. The book had been shortlisted for a Man Booker prize that year, one of publishing’s most celebrated awards and I was curious […]

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AUTHOR/FILMMAKER JOHN SAYLES APPEARING AT OBLONG BOOKSTORE IN RHINEBECK ON FEBRUARY 3

John Sayles is internationally recognized as a fiercely independent filmmaker.  After appearing on the radar of the film establishment with his first feature “Return of the Secaucus 7,” he built a career and a string of celebrated feature films by doing it, as the old Frank Sinatra song proclaims, “my way.”

There were scripts to write and others to doctor for […]

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