The New York State Writers Institute has released the lineup for this summer's reading series in Saratoga.
There are a lot of names on the list you might recognize, including Mary Gordon, Michael Ondaatje, Robert Pinsky, Russell Banks, Joyce Carol Oates, Rick Moody, and (of course) William Kennedy...
July 4: Elizabeth Benedict & Joseph O'Neill
July 5: Mary Gordon & Frank Bidart
July 6: Michael Ondaatje & Campbell McGrath
July 7: Linda Spalding & Marilynne Robinson
July 8: Robert Pinsky & Jazz Combo
July 11: Carolyn Forche & Andrea Barrett
July 12: Victoria Redel & Caryl Phillips
July 13: Binnie Kieschenbaum & Phillip Lopate
July 14: Siri Hustvedt & Paul auster
July 15: Honor Moore & William Kennedy
July 18: Richard Howard & Francine Prose
July 19: Amy Hempel & Tom Healy
July 20: Charles Simic & Danzy Senna
July 21: Russell Banks & Chase Twichell
July 22: Joyce Carol Oates
July 25: Rick Moody & James Miller
July 26: Howard Norman & Carl Dennis
July 27: Mary Gaitskill & Peg Boyers
July 28: Jamaica Kincaid & Henri Cole
July 29: Clark Blaise & Bharati Mukherjee
All readings are at Palamountain Hall at Skidmore. They're open to the public (and free). They start at 8 pm.
The reading series is part of the Summer Writers Institute, which includes courses in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.
photo: Kudosmaker (Seamus Kearney) via Wikipedia
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