East End Ink is a monthly literary review based on Long Island’s east end.
The program is recorded at Canio’s Books, 290 Main St in Sag Harbor and other venues on eastern Long Island.
It airs on WPKN 89.5FM Bridgeport and wpkn.org on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 7:30 PM.
We present Lorraine Dusky reading
from Hole in My Heart, the story of her search for her daughter 15
years after giving her up for adoption, their relationship, and Ms. Dusky's
perspective on adoption.
Dusky spoke at Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor in June 2015.
She was introduced by
friend and writer Kiana Davenport
Today we present the poetry of the late Antje Katcher with Paul Genega and friends reading from her posthumous collection Catechism.
Katcher was born in Kiel, Germany in 1948 and emigrated to the U.S. in the
lived in New York and in East Hampton. She died in 2014.
worked as a financial analyst and translator, while continuing to write poetry.
as an editor at New York Quarterly.
was active in poetry reading circles in New York and Long Island and she founded
Three Mile Harbor Press, which published the work of area poets.
Katcher was also a committed political activist who served as co-chair of the South
Fork chapter of the Long Island
Progressive Coalition and she was a stalwart silent protester with East End
Women in Black.
Catechism was edited by Paul Ganega and published in 2015 by Three Mile Harbor Press.
This reading of Catechism was recorded in June 2016 at Canios Book in Sag Harbor.
Genega’s work includes A Stone for Nina
and Shay’s Rebellion,
from Three Mile Harbor Press.
In 2013 Ms. Katcher read from her chapbook For Bananafish (Three Mile Harbor Press) at Canios Books. Her reading along with Paul Genega reading from his work A Stone for Nina, was recorded for East End Ink:
Carl Safina wrote: I wanted to know what they were experiencing, and why to us they feel so compelling, and so-close. This time I allowed myself to ask them the question that for a scientist was forbidden fruit: Who are you? Carl Safina talked about his latest book Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel at Canios Books, Sag Harbor. He was introduced by Canio's Kathryn Szoka.