FEATURED LITERARY AUTHORS & POETS, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., followed by a panel and keynotes until 8:30 pm.

[And bonus: if you are in town before and/or after the festival, we are hosting TWO special Open Mics surrounding Lit Fest, both with an optional “Legend” theme. Friday, May 17 doors open at 7pm for 7:30 start time; Sunday May 18, doors open 9:30am for 10am start of our informal “brunch” OM, i.e. bring some brunchy food or drink item to share. RSVP to read or listen at each link.

Onto our LIT FEST schedule for May 18:

11 am-
1 pm
Linked
Stories
Kem Joy Ukwu Locked Gray/
Linked Blue
PoetryNeil SilberblattPast Imperfect
PoetryJack Powers Everybody’s
Vaguely Familiar
Poetry Jessica Greenbaum Spilled and Gone
PoetryRachel M. SimonMarginal Road
PoetryRuth Danon Word Has It
PoetryMichael Collins Appearances
PoetrySally
Bliumis-Dunn
Echolocation
PoetryGillian CummingsThe Owl Was a
Baker’s Daughter
PoetryEllen Devlin Rita
1 pm-
3 pm
NovelLauren Acampora The Wonder
Garden
NovelDavid HicksWhite Plains
NovelBethany BallWhat to Do About
the Solomons
NovelSana Krasikov The Patriots
PoetryMichelle
Whittaker
Surge
PoetryMartha Rhodes The Thin Wall
Poetry Cynthia Cruz Dregs
PoetryCynthia Manick Blue Hallelujahs
PoetrySusana H. Case Drugstore Blue
PoetryMervyn Taylor Voices Carry
PoetryAmy Lemmon The Miracles
Poetry
Indran
Amirthanayagam
Uncivil War
3 pm-
5:30 pm
Novel Helen Phillips The Beautiful
Bureaucrat
NovelBeth HahnThe Singing Bone
Short Stories Melanie S. Hatter Let No One Weep
For Me: Stories of
Love and Loss
PoetryLeah Umansky The Barbarous
Century
PoetryKatie Farris Mother Superior in Hell
PoetryMargo Taft Stever Cracked Piano
PoetryChen Chen When I Grow Up I
Want to Be a List

of Further
Possibilities
PoetryAnton Yakovlev Chronos Dines
Alone
PoetryBK Fischer A Lover’s
Discourse
PoetryKaren Finley Grabbing Pussy
PoetrySean Singer Honey & Smoke
PoetrySuzanne Cleary Crude Angel
5:30 pm-
6:30 pm
Panel:
The Poetry of
Witness
Fred MarchantSaid Not Said
Nomi StoneKill Class
Pamela HartMothers Over
Nangarhar
Iain Haley PollockGhost Like A Place
Ilya KaminksyDeaf Republic
7 pm-
8:30 pm
PoetryIlya Kaminsky Deaf Republic
Poetry Johsua Bennett The Sobbing School
MemoirGregory Pardlo Air Traffic

RSVPs encouraged at writerscenter.org/calendar/SHLF

Village Bookstore of Pleasantville is the proud bookseller at HVWC for the Lit Fest. Please support them and these fine authors with your purchases!

LOCATION: 300 Riverside Dr. (@Philipse Manor Station), Sleepy Hollow