Elizabeth Gordon

Community of Writers Reading at the Albany Public Library

Elizabeth Gordon

The Hudson Valley Writers Guild will sponsor a reading by three local authors on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at the Albany Public Library Washington Ave. Branch, 161 Washington Ave., Albany, NY, from 2:00PM to 4:00PM.  The authors who will read from their recent work are Elizabeth Gordon, K.A. Laity and Keith Willis.  The reading is part of a continuing series titled “Community of Writers.”  The reading is free and open to the public.

Elizabeth Gordon’s book of poems, Love Cohoes, was published in 2014.  It is a “tough love” homage to the city where she currently lives.  She is a poet who performs in Slam competitions nationally as Elizag.  In 2007 she published the memoir Walk With Us: Triplet Boys, Their Teen Parents, & Two White Women Who Tagged Along.  Both books were published by Crandall, Dostie & Douglass Books.

K. A. Laity is the award-winning author of White Rabbit, A Cut-Throat Business,Lush Situation, Owl Stretching, Unquiet Dreams, À la Mort Subite, The Claddagh Icon, Chastity Flame, Pelzmantel and Other Medieval Tales of Magic and Unikirja, as well as editor of Weird Noir, Noir Carnival and the forthcoming Drag Noir. Her bibliography is chock full of short stories, humor pieces, plays and essays, both scholarly and popular.

Keith W. Willis graduated with a degree in English from Berry College, and now lives near Saratoga Springs with his wife Patty. Keith is a member of the Hudson Valley Writers Guild, the Mythopoeic Society, and the Latham/Albany/Schenectady/Troy Science Fiction Association, and his debut fantasy novel TRAITOR KNIGHT will be released in July 2015 by Champagne Book Group’s BURST SFF imprint.

The Hudson Valley Writers Guild fosters an active community of writers and readers by encouraging the development of local authors and providing opportunities for them to share their talents with local audiences.  For more information about the Guild visit the website www.hvwg.org.

For more information about this reading and the Community of Writers series contact Dan Wilcox, 518-482-0262; email: dwlcx@earthlink.net.