Showing posts from February, 2012

African American Read In

Each February The John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor presents a  Read In of African American Literature.  Last February the read in took place at Canios Books Sag Harbor as the library prepared to close for repairs and expansion (the Library has re-located to temporary quarters at 34 West Water St. Sag Harbor).    The readers were Catherine Creedon of the John Jermain library, Carol Spencer, Mikal Gohring and Pamela Kalamanis.  Music  was provided by singer and poet, Terry Sullivan.  Here are some sources for the work read on this program: Virginia Hamilton’s collection of folk tales “The People Could Fly” was published in 1985 by Knopf and is distributed by Random House.  More children’s literature by Virginia Hamilton can be found at  The Complete Writings of Phyllis Wheatley, edited by Vincent Carretta was published by Penquin Classics in 2001. A compilation The Essential Etheridge Knight was published in 1986 by the Universi