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Nina Shengold, "Reservoir Year: A Walker's Book of Days" in conversation with Kate McGloughlin

The Golden Notebook, in partnership with Byrdcliffe Forum Book Talk, is so thrilled to present award-winning author, Nina Shengold and her new book "Rservoir Year: A Walker's Book of Days". Nina will be in conversation with artist Kate McGloughlin, President Emeritus of the Woodstock School of Art.  Zoom link to this event is HERE and below



Byrdcliffe Forum Author Talk
Nina Shengold
Monday, August 3 at 5:00 pm 

Please join us for a virtual talk with playwright and author Nina Shengold interviewed by artist Kate McGloughlin, President Emeritus of the Woodstock School of Art. Nina's latest book Reservoir Year: A Walker's Book of Days is a gorgeous new book about self-discovery through daily walks around the Ashokan Reservoir 

The talk will be available to watch live through Zoom, with the link provided below:

A brief Q&A with the author will conclude the approximately 50-minute talk. Please note that you will have to register for a Zoom account if you don't already have one. Details below:

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Nina Shengold is the author of Clearcut, a novel (Anchor Books); River of Words: Portraits of Hudson Valley Writers with photographer Jennifer May (SUNY Press); and fourteen theatre anthologies for Vintage Books and Viking Penguin, many co-edited with Eric Lane. Under her nom de tween “Maya Gold,” she wrote the six-volume Cinderella Cleaners series and Spellbinding for Scholastic, and Harriet the Spy, Double Agent, a posthumous sequel to Louise Fitzhugh’s classic, for Delacorte. For the screen Shengold is a Writers Guild Award winner for Labor of Love, with Marcia Gay Harden; Blind Spot, with Emmy-nominated Joanne Woodward and Laura Linney; Double Platinum, with Diana Ross; SHINE Award winner Unwed Father; and more. Shengold  has profiled more than 200 writers for Chronogram, Poets & Writers, and Vassar Quarterly, and published stories and essays in Feckless Cunt: A Feminist AnthologyLove on the RoadOdd Shorts, Prima MateriaRiverine, and Tinker Street. She teaches creative writing at Vassar College and lives in the foothills of New York’s Catskill Mountains, near the glorious Ashokan Reservoir.

Kate McGloughlin is a native of Olivebridge in New York’s Hudson Valley. She graduated from the University of Arizona at Tucson with a BA in Drawing & Painting. In 1991 she was awarded The Yasuo Kuniyoshi Scholarship to study printmaking with Robert Angeloch at The Woodstock School of Art where she currently teaches Printmaking, Landscape Painting and is President Emeritus of the Board of Directors. McGloughlin teaches landscape painting and printmaking workshops in Italy, Mexico, Ireland and the United States, and is represented widely in the US. She has exhibited at Kiesendahl +Calhoun Contemporary Art, Kleinert James Gallery, Samuel F. Dorsky Museum, Albert Shahinian Gallery, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Attleboro Arts Museum, and many others. Her work is in the collections of Print Club of Albany, Samuel F. Dorsky Museum, Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, and the Springville Museum of Art. Website:

Images: Nina Shengold, photo by Maya Shengold; Nina Shengold's book Reservoir Year: A Walker's Book of Days
Kate McGloughlin in her studio, photo by Juliet Lofaro
Event Date: 
Monday, August 3, 2020 - 5:00pm
29 Tinker Street
Woodstock, NY 12498
Reservoir Year: A Walker's Book of Days (New York State) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780815611240
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Syracuse University Press - July 1st, 2020