Sunday, July 23 | 12 – 5PM
Presented in collaboration with the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses
// $15 standard, $10 students and seniors //
Basilica Hudson and the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses‘s festival of literature and food returns with a new time, a new ticket price and a genre-spanning day of affordable food and literary activities.
Celebrate the life and work of a Hudson Valley poetry legend, as we commemorate John Ashbery’s 90th birthday.
Join a superstar collection of authors, food writers and chefs for mouthwatering demonstrations, literary performances and novel conversations.
Browse a marketplace of some of America’s most intriguing small literary publishers and artisanal food makers.
An all-star, twenty person marathon reading of John Ashbery’s Girls on the Run
A multimedia talk on poetry and public art by poet, Rain Taxi publisher and book festival director Eric Lorberer, formerly presented at The Walker Art Center and elsewhere
Food and Readings
Marketplace and Community Cafe:
Delicious and affordable South Indian cuisine created by Rohan Kamicheril of the popular Tiffin food blog in READ & FEED’S brand-new Community Café
A marketplace of local, independent literary publishers including Mosaic and Siglio, and artisanal food vendors, including Chaseholm Farm and State 11 Distillery