The Schoharie River Center is proud to present a two-day family friendly festival of storytelling, memoir writing and poetry workshops, guest speakers, open mike sessions, a concert of Spoken Word poetry featuring Mohawk Valley and Capital District spoken word artists.
Guest authors and speakers include Bob Cudmore - Amsterdam historian and radio personality; poet Daniel Bowman and Mohawk storyteller Kay Olan Ionataie:was.
We’re also very excited to have as our keynote speaker Andrew C. Revkin, an award winning Environmental and Science Journalist and Author, and Strategic Advisor for the National Geographic Society on Environmental and Science Journalism.
We have workshops for poets and writers, young and old, including a memoir writing workshop, with Helen Condon, a Poetry workshop with Dan Bowman, Author of “A Plum Tree in Leatherstocking Country (Virtual Artists Collective 2012) and a Nature writers’ workshop for children, “Field Notes and Story Lines,” with Mary Cuffe Perez.
Saturday night at 7pm is a concert of Spoken Word, featuring Albany area artist Souly.had and friends. It begins with an open mike session.
Sunday’s open mike will be focused upon poetry, with Alan Casline of Rootdrinker Press serving as the Emcee.