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An asterisk* indicates the author has done presentations at the Staatsburg Library so you may contact Staatsburg Director, Anne Jordan for more information.

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Outside MHLS area

  • Ann Arensberg (NW Ct.)
  • Trish Chambers (Historic re-enactment,Civil War)
  • Karen Chase (Lennox, MA) Poetry
  • Billy Collins (Somers) (Former Poet Laureate)
  • Marilyn Johnson (The dead beat : lost souls, lucky stiffs, and the perverse pleasures of obituaries ) 914-945-9188
  • *Evelyn David (real name, Marian Borden) Mysteries written long distance w/Oklahoma friend whom she's never met (Larchmont)
  • Russell Dunn and Barbara Delaney ( Local history-Catskills, Adirondacks, Berkshires, Shawangunks; trail hiking and waterfalls) Albany area
  • Chris Forman (Mystery ) Orange County
    *Carolyn Hart (Mystery) (Oklahoma but she welcomes phone chats)
  • Steve Lewis (Comedy, parenting , memoir)
  • Sonia Pilcer (Western MA?) (Holocaust survival)
  • *Wendy Corsi Staub (Westchester) (Suspense)Contact publicist Nancy Berland at 800-308-3169 or



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