Ghent, N.Y.: Omi Arts Center to host readings, barbecue


A distinguished group of nine writers and translators currently in residence at Writers Omi at Ledig House will read from their work at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 10, in the Gallery at the Visitors Center of Omi Arts Center, 1405 County Route 22.

This group’s many literary accomplishments include an author short-listed for the German Screenplay Award, a travel columnist for The International Jerusalem Post, and writers for such publications as The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Nation, Vogue, W, and many more. Their work spans the genres of fiction, nonfiction, translation, and theater.

The reading is free and open to the public. Following the event, Omi invites visitors to gather for a reception with the writers and barbecue feast for which donations are appreciated.


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