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Bright Hill Press and Literary Center

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94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY 13846 United States
6078295055 brighthillpress.org

August 2019

Word Thursdays – Julia Suarez Hayes

August 22 @ 7:00 pm
Bright Hill Press and Literary Center, 94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY 13846 United States
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Julie Suarez taught at Hartwick College for thirty-four years and is now contemplating her next adventure. Poems have appeared in Salmagundi, Phoebe, Tightrope, New York Times, La Presa, and elsewhere. Bright Hill Press published It Does Not in 2006. At the New York State Summer Writers Institute she has worked with Robert Hass, Norman Dubie, Robert Pinsky, Frank Bidart, and Rosanna Warren. She serves as a judge for Poetry Out Loud and originated the Words for the New Year reading…

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September 2019

Word and Image Gallery Exhibit Opening – David Graziano’s “Museum of Strange Desires”

September 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bright Hill Press and Literary Center, 94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY 13846 United States
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David Graziano (Los Angeles, CA) grew up in South Brooklyn, where he developed an early love of people in all their shapes, forms and guises.  This fascination led to him write his first short story at the age of ten.  After a youth full of misadventure, David went on to attend NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, where he wrote a play that won the Heideman Award at the Actor’s Theatre of Louisville’s Humana Festival.  David has been living in…

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Word Thursdays – Linda Lowen

September 12 @ 7:00 pm
Bright Hill Press and Literary Center, 94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY 13846 United States
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Linda Lowen (Syracuse, NY) has built a multi-platform career helping others share their stories on radio, television, in print and online. A former radio/TV producer/talk show host for NPR and PBS affiliates in upstate New York, she retired from broadcasting in 2017 to focus on writing and teaching. She is a writing instructor at the Downtown Writer's Center and Oasis Lifelong Learning, both located in Syracuse, NY, where she teaches both nonfiction and fiction. She has been a presenter/workshop leader…

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Word Thursdays – Katharyn Howd Machan & Eva Davidson

September 26 @ 7:00 pm
Bright Hill Press and Literary Center, 94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY 13846 United States
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Katharyn Howd Machan (Ithaca, NY) grew up in Woodbury, Connecticut and Pleasantville, New York. She studied creative writing and literature at the College of Saint Rose for a BA and at the University of Iowa for a Master of Arts, taught college for five years, returned to graduate school for a PhD in Interpretation (Performance Studies) at Northwestern University and, now as a full professor, has been teaching on the faculty of the Department of Writing at Ithaca College ever since,…

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October 2019

Word and Image Gallery Exhibit Opening – Gail Bunting

October 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bright Hill Press and Literary Center, 94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY 13846 United States
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Gail Bunting grew up in the Hudson valley, where her mother taught her a love of woodland flowers and a hopeful outlook regarding the existence of elves and fairies. Her father taught her a tender regard for all small creatures that were not eating his vegetable garden. In her diversified life she was employed in book production, horse training, woodworking and dairy farming. Gail Bunting’s intricate naturalist egg tempera paintings consistently won prizes and awards. Her work was featured in…

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Word Thursdays – Bright Hill Publications by Steve Lautermilch & Michael Glaser; Readings by Editor-in-Chief Bertha Rogers & Selected Readers

October 10 @ 7:00 pm
Bright Hill Press and Literary Center, 94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY 13846 United States
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BRIGHT HILL PRESS FULL-LENGTH POETRY BOOK COMPETITION 2016 Winner, Steven Lautermilch, FIGURES FOR A FAMILY PORTRAIT, published December 2018. A poet and photographer who taught for 20 years at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Steve Lautermilch now lives on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, where he practices dream study, meditation, and writing. A recipient of a North Carolina Arts Council literary fellowship, for many years Steve has traveled in the far west, exploring the sites, landscapes, and cultures…

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Word Thursdays – Carmela Munisteri

October 24 @ 7:00 pm
Bright Hill Press and Literary Center, 94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY 13846 United States
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Carmela Munisteri (Kingston, NY) (also known as Carmela Marner) was born in New York City and raised between Brooklyn, NY and Franklin, NY.  She graduated with honors from Brown University.  While still in college, she began taking summer writing classes with poet William Packard at The New School. In April 1991, her prose poem Standing Before Her Bathroom Mirror (excerpted from a longer piece, Proofs of No Love) was published by Packard in the journal he edited, The New York Quarterly; she won the…

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November 2019

Word and Image Gallery Exhibit Opening – CC Treadway

November 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bright Hill Press and Literary Center, 94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY 13846 United States
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CC Treadway (Hudson Valley, NY)  was born in Mt. Kisco, NY in 1974.  She studied at the Rhode Island School of Design and graduated with a BFA in Film/Animation/Video. She went on to study dance in New York City at numerous studios, including the Alvin Ailey School of Dance. After a debilitating injury, she moved to Miami and began editing music videos for Latin America for such stars as Juanes and Thalia. She then went on to work as an…

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Word Thursdays – William Stratton

November 7 @ 7:00 pm
Bright Hill Press and Literary Center, 94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY 13846 United States
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William Stratton currently lives in Vermont and teaches writing at SUNY Plattsburgh, thus spending a good deal of time on a ferry. He serves as co-editor of The Saranac Review, and is a father of two. His work has so far been nominated five times for the pushcart prize. He has two full length collections of poetry, Under The Water Was Stone and These Things Too Have Shape. He has poetry published or forthcoming in: FIELD, Sugar House Review, Spillway, The…

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