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Mary Oliver

(1935-2019) Poet. Mary Oliver was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and died in Hobe Sound, Florida. She was a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and author of more than twenty volumes of verse.

Art Lee

(1942-2018) Writer. Art Lee was born in White Plains, New York, and died in Middletown, New York. He lived in Roscoe, New York. He had been a reporter for The Schenectady Gazette and The Times Union in Albany.

Thomas Kiernan

(1933-2003) Biographer, author. Thomas Kiernan was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, and died in Peapack-Gladstone, New Jersey. Much of his adult life was spent in New York City.

Maggie Estep

(1963-2014) Poet, novelist. Maggie Estep was born in Summit, New Jersey, and died in Albany, New York. She had lived in Brooklyn, New York, before moving to Hudson, New York.

Irene Mitchell

Irene Mitchell, a long-time teacher of writing, is the author of Minding the Spectrum’s Business (FutureCycle Press,2015), A Study of Extremes in Six Suites (Cherry Grove Collections, 2012), and Sea Wind on the White Pillow (Axes Mundi Press, 2009). Formerly poetry editor of Hudson River Art Journal, Mitchell serves as poetry contest juror, and facilitator … Continued

Tom Davis

(1952-2012) Writer. Tom Davis was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and died in Hudson, New York. He was one of the first writers for the show “Saturday Night Live,” in 1975.