The Hudson Valley Writers Guild will sponsor a reading by three local authors on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at the Albany Public Library Washington Ave. Branch, 161 Washington Ave., Albany, NY, from 2:00PM to 4:00PM. The authors who will read from their recent work are Mark W. O’Brien, K.A. Laity and Keith Willis. The reading is part of a continuing series titled “Community of Writers.” The reading is free and open to the public.
Mark W. Ó Brien, Artist, Poet, Philosopher King, author of Neo-lethean Dreams (2009) Telluric Voices (2013) and will be celebrating his birthday one day early while reading from his latest collection, Lenticular Memories (2014), launched last summer at the 2014 Fermoy International Poetry Festival in Ireland.
K. A. Laity is the award-winning author of White Rabbit, A Cut-Throat Business, Lush Situation, Owl Stretching, Unquiet Dreams, À la Mort Subite, The Claddagh Icon, Chastity Flame, Pelzmantel and Other Medieval Tales of Magic and Unikirja, as well as editor of Weird Noir, Noir Carnival and the forthcoming Drag Noir. Her bibliography is chock full of short stories, humor pieces, plays and essays, both scholarly and popular. www.kalaity.com
Keith W. Willis graduated with a degree in English from Berry College, and now lives near Saratoga Springs with his wife Patty. Keith is a member of the Hudson Valley Writers Guild, the Mythopoeic Society, and the Latham/Albany/Schenectady/Troy Science Fiction Association, and his debut fantasy novel TRAITOR KNIGHT will be released in July 2015 by Champagne Book Group’s BURST SFF imprint.