Join dozens of local book publishers, authors, poets, children’s book writers and illustrators at the
Second Annual Catskill Interpretive Center Book Fair

Saturday June 24, 2017

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Three speakers’ tents will feature the work of over 50 presenters

There will be activities for children. All ages are welcome at this free event

The Catskill Interpretive Center Book Fair is a working collaboration between the Catskill Center, Writers in the Mountain and Poetry Barn. An exhibitors’ tent will feature books from such regional publishers as Black Dome Press, Bushwhack Books, Calling All Poets, Hope Farm Press, McPherson & Co., Post Traumatic Press, Purple Mountain Press and WoodstockArts. 

There will be presentations from such authors and poets as Bill Horne, Bill Rhoads, Diane Galusha, Johanna and Robert Titus, Richard Frisbie, John Langan, Vernon Benjamin, Bonnie Lykes, Dayl Wise, Lissa Kiernan and Mike Jurkovic. Included in the mix will be a number of panel discussions. They’ll include “Nature Illustration in the Catskills,” “Remembering Alf Evers” and “The Art of the Trail Guide.”In addition, Will Nixon will be offering a poetry workshop and Jill Olesker will be hosting the children’s tent. 

Along with the book fair the well-appointed Catskill Interpretive Center will be open to help you plan your next hike, water adventure or tour of the Catskills.

Come with friends, family and your picnic baskets to listen to the finest Catskill authors discuss the glories of the Hudson River Valley.

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