Reading by Molly Crabapple, Alissa Quart, Rodrigo Toscano, & Rebecca Wolff
Opus 40 presents a special reading by four acclaimed activists and writers.
Molly Crabapple is an American artist and writer. She is a contributing editor for VICE and has written for a variety of other outlets, as well as publishing books including an illustrated memoir “Drawing Blood.”
Alissa Quart is the Executive Director of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project and the author of five non-fiction books including “Squeezed: Why Our Families Can’t Afford America.”
Rodrigo Toscano is a poet and dialogist based in New Orleans. He is the author of ten books of poetry. In addition, Toscano works for the Labor Institute, including on educational training projects that involve environmental, health, and labor justice.
Rebecca Wolff is a poet, fiction writer, and the editor and creator of both Fence Magazine and Fence Books. She also served as an alderperson in her home city of Hudson, NY, where she helped pass local legislation supporting housing justice.
On Friday, July, 1, the writers will also speak about their work at a panel.
Created over 37 years by pioneering artist and professor Harvey Fite, Opus 40 is a world-famous nonprofit sculpture park and museum with more than 60 acres of meadows, forested paths and bluestone quarries — including 6.5 acres of earthwork sculpture — in the heart of the Hudson Valley in Saugerties, NY.