Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Ted Rall - Snowden

Today we present political cartoonist and author Ted Rall talking about his graphic novel Snowden about the NSA whistle blower Edward Snowden.

Here is Ted Rall as recorded last month at the Amagansett, New York Free Library.  

Mr. Rall answered questions from the audience:

The full Q&A session is here

Snowden was published by Seven Stories Press in September 2015. 

Other published works by Ted Rall work include:

After We Kill You, We Will Welcome You As Honored Guests: Unembedded in Afghanistan (2013 by Farrar, Strauss Giroux


Silk Road to Ruin: Why Central Asia is the Next Middle East from graphic novel publisher NBM

Ted Rall’s cartoons and commentaries are on-line at  www.rall.com


Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Bill Henderson - Cathedral: An Illness and a Healing

Bill Henderson, founding editor of the Pushcart Prize reads from his memoir

Cathedral: An Illness and a Healing
One man's quest to build a small stone cathedral despite the odds.

He was recorded in December 2014 at Canios Books, Sag Harbor.

He was introduced by Canio’s Kathryn Szoka.

Listen here

Mr. Henderson is the founding editor of The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses. Published yearly and distributed by W.W. Norton.

His work includes Cathedral published in 2014 by PushcartPress,and All My Dogs, A Life, published by Godine in 2011

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

2015 Poetry Marathon: Poets Kamiko Hahn and Grace Schulman

Poets Grace Schulman and Kamiko Hahn read their work at the Poetry Marathon in Amagansett. Also we remember Shinnecock elder Elizabeth Thunder Bird Haile, who passed into the spirit world last week, with her reading of Morning on Shinnecock by Olivia Ward Bush-Banks

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Italian-American Writers

Tonight's East End Ink features Italian-American writers in a program presented at Canio's Books. Sag Harbor in August of 2013.

This is a 2 part program.   

The program was coordinated by George Guida, former president of the Italian American Studies Association, an organization that promotes interest in Italian-American culture and literature.

Part 1
Heard are poet Louisa Calio, historian Stanislao Pugliese and poet Robert Viscusi.

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Part 2
Heard are poets Louise DeSalvo and Peter Covino 
and historian Salvatore LaGumina 

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Information about the Italian American Studies Association is on facebook at IASA - Italian American Studies Association.

Louisa Calio’s Journey to the Heart Waters was published by Legas Press in 2014.

Stanislao Pugliese’s work includes a biography of Carlo Rosselli (Harvard University Press, 1999) and Bitter Spring a biography of 
Ignazio Silone  ( Farrar, Strauss Giroux,  2008)
Professor Pugliese reading more from Bitter Spring is on line at eastendink.blogspot.com.

Robert Viscusi’s work includes Astoria, a novel published by Guernica in 1995. Information about his poem Ellis Island is on line at ellisislandpoem.com 

Salvatore LaGumina's Long Island Italian Americans: History, Heritage and Tradition was published in 2013 by History Press 

Peter Covino's poetry collections include 
The Right Place to Jump (2012) from Western Michigan University Press. 

Louise DeSalvo's publications include the memoir Vertigo (1997) from Penguin, and The Art of Slow Writing (St. Martin's Griffin, 2014)