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Emily Rubin, editor of “The Write Treatment,” to speak at Kimball Farms

Kimball Farms hosts talk by Emily Rubin, editor of The Write Treatment *

LENOX, Mass. — Kimball Farms Life Care in Lenox will host a presentation by cancer survivor and author Emily Rubin on Thursday, Jan. 18, at 2 p.m. Ms. Rubin leads creativity and writing workshops for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers in New York City.
Ms. Rubin published “The Write Treatment Anthology Volume I 2011-2016,” an anthology of work by her workshop participants. Her presentation is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served.
Those wishing to attend are asked to register by calling 413-637-7043.

Author and cancer survivor Emily Rubin will give a talk at Kimball Farms Life Care in Lenox on Thursday, January 18, at 2:00 p.m.; image courtesy emilyrubin.net.
Author and cancer survivor Emily Rubin will give a talk at Kimball Farms Life Care in Lenox on Thursday, January 18, at 2:00 p.m.; image courtesy emilyrubin.net.

 

Rubin was born in Queens, NY and now lives in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. She graduated from Bard College in 1978 where she was dance/theater major. A highlight of her time at Bard, in addition to her dance studies, was a writing workshop with visiting professor in literature Isaac Bashevis Singer.

Read her full bio here.

Established in 1989, Kimball Farms provides a continuum of care, including independent living, assisted living, memory care, short-term rehabilitation and long-term skilled nursing care.

 

 

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Kimball Farms Life Care Continuing Care Retirement Community is the only Life Care community in Western Massachusetts. Based in Lenox, Kimball Farms includes Independent Living, Pine Hill Assisted Living, the Life Enrichment Memory Care Program, and Kimball Farms Nursing Care Center. Kimball Farms is owned by Berkshire Healthcare, a leader among not-for-profit, post-acute care organizations in Massachusetts and is managed by an affiliate of Berkshire Health Systems, the region’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services. For more information, visit www.kimballfarms.org.
The Write Treatment Anthology Volume I 2011-2016

*This article was created, in whole or in part, using submitted officially released information.

Will Call #17 — Sonia Nazario On “Enrique’s Journey”

Sonia Nazario, author of "Enrique's Journey," will speak at William's College November 30.
Sonia Nazario, author of "Enrique's Journey," will speak at William's College November 30.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author continues to shine a bright light on an expanding crisis.

Sonia Nazario, author of "Enrique's Journey," will speak at William's College November 30.
Sonia Nazario, author of “Enrique’s Journey,” will speak at William’s College November 30.

Enrique’s Journey recounts the unforgettable quest of a Honduran boy looking for his mother, eleven years after she is forced to leave her starving family to find work in the United States. Braving unimaginable peril, often clinging to the sides and tops of freight trains, Enrique travels through hostile worlds full of thugs, bandits, and corrupt cops.

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Plenty #2 — Berkshires Author Alana Chernila Launches “The Homemade Kitchen”

Practical guiding principles point to cooking and eating habits that make sense for families.

Berkshires author Alana Chernila launches her second book, "The Homemade Kitchen: Recipes for Cooking with Pleasure" in October, 2015; submitted photo.
Berkshires author Alana Chernila launches her second book, “The Homemade Kitchen: Recipes for Cooking with Pleasure” in October, 2015; submitted photo.

Alana Chernila has been piecing together a philosophy about food at least as early as becoming a mom. Her first contacts with preparing meals, often with vegetables she helped raise, goes back to her own childhood. Through writing about her journey in the culinary realm, Alana has crystallized her experiences interacting with ingredients into some common sense grains of kitchen wisdom. With “The Homemade Kitchen: Recipes for Cooking with Pleasure,” (Clarkson Potter, 2015) these precepts are offered to help the entire process of food preparation and enjoying simpler and, well, more pleasurable.

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Williams College to Host Fiction Reading by Author Stephen Graham Jones

Author Stephen Graham Jones
Author Stephen Graham Jones

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Stephen Graham Jones will read from his works of fiction at an event at Williams College on Tuesday, March 3, at 4:30 p.m., in Griffin Hall, room 3. The reading is free and open to the public.

Jones is an author of experimental, horror, crime, and science fiction. He has published more than 20 books of fiction, including Once Upon a Time in Texas, After the People Lights Have Gone Off, and The Bird is Gone: A Manifesto. He has been a National Endowment for the Arts Fellow and a Texas Writers League Fellow, and he has won the Texas Institute of Letters Award for Fiction and the Independent Publishers Multicultural Award. Jones is a Blackfeet Indian.

Jones holds a B.A. from Texas Tech University, an M.A. from the University of Northern Texas, and a Ph.D. from Florida State University. He is a professor of English at the University of Colorado, Boulder, where he teaches courses in creative writing. Current projects include a werewolf novel, a young adult novel, and a comic book.

This event is co-sponsored by the American Studies Program and the Department of English.

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