(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Poet and author Michael Ives and novelist Ashley Mayne will read from their works at Hudson Opera House on Sunday, May 8, at 3pm. Ives is an award-winning writer and musician living in the Hudson Valley. Mayne is the author of two recently published novels, “Tiger” and “Mankiller.” Admission is free.
Michael Ives’s poetry and fiction have appeared in numerous magazines and journals in the United States and abroad, and he is a founding member and composer for the sound/text performance trio, F’loom. Ives is the author of “The External Combustion Engine” and “Wavetable” and teaches in the Written Arts Program at Bard College.
Ashley Maynes’s work has appeared in Metambesen, the Doris and Fish and Game Quarterly and has been called “fierce and glowing” by Chronogram Magazine. She has been heralded as “one of the most richly gifted and assured new writers we have…” by Roll. A Bard graduate, she lives and writes in the woods bordering Hell’s Acres, near the Columbia County site of the infamous 1853 riot and prizefight between John Morrissey and “Yankee” Sullivan.
Reading Series Curator Tamas Panitz is a graduate of the Bard College Written Arts Program and co-editor of The Doris Magazine with Billie Chernicoff.
More information can be found at Hudson Opera House or by calling (518) 822-1438.