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Left to right: Rich Diaz, Darrah Cloud, Bob Rabin, Debbie Weisman, LouAnne Mallozzi, Jean Tate, Jennifer Anderson, Dave Owens, Jay Cody, Maria Heng, Diana Rush. Missing: Bill Abrams, John Perrella. (photo credit: David Anderson)

First Drafts, New Works

First Drafts: A reading of new works-in-progress by the Pine Plains Writers’ Group
A reading of poetry, fiction and nonfiction

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 7 – 8:30 pm
Pine Plains Community Room (accessible)
7775 South Main Street, Pine Plains, NY

Light Refreshments

FRIENDS of the Pine Plains Free Library are pleased to present a reading of new, original work by the Pine Plains Writers’ Group on Wednesday evening, November 14, 2018, 7 – 8:30 pm. The event will take place in the Community Room at 7775 South Main Street in Pine Plains, with playwright, teacher and Pine Plains town supervisor Darrah Cloud making the introductions. Light refreshment will be served. The event is free.

7 – 8:30 pm. The event will take place in the Community Room at 7775 South Main Street in Pine Plains, with playwright, teacher and Pine Plains town supervisor Darrah Cloud making the introductions. Light refreshment will be served. The event is free.

Join us for a variety of new fiction, non-fiction and poetry – humor, too. Enjoy the different styles and authentic voices of the Pine Plains writers on Wednesday, November 14.

First Drafts public reading by the Pine Plains Writers Group is sponsored by the FRIENDS of the Pine Plains Free Library.

“First Drafts”

Rich Diaz

Rich Diaz

Jen Anderson

Jen Anderson

Esther Williams

Esther Williams

Mary Plover Smith

Mary Plover Smith

FRIENDS OF THE PINE PLAINS LIBRARY sponsored an adult writing group reception November 16, 2016.

The community welcomes our writers

The community welcomes our writers

Lynda Wisdo

Lynda Wisdo

(left to right back row) Mary Plover Smith, Esther Williams, Lisa Morris, Jay Cody, Lynda Wisdo, Jean Tate, Jen Anderson. (left to right bottom row) Maria Heng, Darrah Cloud.

(left to right back row) Mary Plover Smith, Esther Williams, Lisa Morris, Jay Cody, Lynda Wisdo, Jean Tate, Jen Anderson. (left to right bottom row) Maria Heng, Darrah Cloud.

Jean Tate

Jean Tate

Lisa Morris

Lisa Morris

Janet and Pat distributing flowers to our participants

Janet and Pat distributing flowers to our participants

Darrah Cloud, mentor and organizer of the group.

Darrah Cloud, mentor and organizer of the group.

2016 Young Writers Contest

Some of the winners of our 2016 Young Writers Contest. Left to right. Brooke Chapman, Alex Bass, Destiny Cruz, Ben Prentice, Victoria Douglass, Emily Forges, Annette Prezzano, Haley McCord, Barbara Moody, Michael Orlandi, Sam Losee.

Some of the winners of our 2016 Young Writers Contest. Left to right. Brooke Chapman, Alex Bass, Destiny Cruz, Ben Prentice, Victoria Douglass, Emily Forges, Annette Prezzano, Haley McCord, Barbara Moody, Michael Orlandi, Sam Losee.

 

Another winner in the 2016 Young Writers Contest. Kathryn Hanlon.

Another winner in the 2016 Young Writers Contest. Kathryn Hanlon.

Women Bootleggers – Theatre On The Road

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Frank Marquette playing ‘Dutch Schultz’

. . . .And then there was the temperance movement

. . . .And then there was the temperance movement

Dutch partaking in some spirits

Dutch partaking in some spirits

M. Kemp loves his music

M. Kemp loves his music

Pine Plains Library Board of Trustee and organizer of Prohibition Weekend Dyan Wapnick gets ready to learn to charleston

Pine Plains Library Board of Trustee and organizer of Prohibition Weekend Dyan Wapnick gets ready to learn to charleston

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Another woman bootlegger

Rev. Carol Miller is a willing participant in the show

Rev. Carol Miller is a willing participant in the show

Reading more letters for and against

Reading more letters for and against

Pine Plains Library Board of Trustee member T. Lyons

Pine Plains Library Board of Trustee member T. Lyons

"I bought me this fancy dress from my bootlegging money!"

“I bought me this fancy dress from my bootlegging money!”

2015 Young Writers Contest Award Ceremony

Emily Forges Honorable Mention Poetry Grade 6-8

Emily Forges Honorable Mention Poetry Grade 6-8

Eliott Wilser 3rd Place Fiction Grades 6-8

Eliott Wilser 3rd Place Fiction Grades 6-8

Emma Krasinski Honorable Mention Poetry Grade 9-12

Emma Krasinski Honorable Mention Poetry Grade 9-12

(left to right) Juliana Losee, Sam Losee, Hannah Benham, Victoria Douglass, Julianna Kalb - Honorable Mention Fiction Grade 6-8, Ariana Foglia

(left to right) Juliana Losee, Sam Losee, Hannah Benham, Victoria Douglass, Julianna Kalb – Honorable Mention Fiction Grade 6-8, Ariana Foglia

Victoria Douglass 2nd Place Non-Fiction Grades 6-8

Victoria Douglass 2nd Place Non-Fiction Grades 6-8

Hannah Benham Honorable Mention Creative Non-Fiction Grade 9-12 and Honorable Mention Poetry Grade 9-12

Hannah Benham Honorable Mention Creative Non-Fiction Grade 9-12 and Honorable Mention Poetry Grade 9-12

Sam Losee 1st Place Fiction Grade 9-12 and 3rd Place Poetry Grade 9-12

Sam Losee 1st Place Fiction Grade 9-12 and 3rd Place Poetry Grade 9-12

Ariana Foglia 2nd Place Fiction Grade 6-8

Ariana Foglia 2nd Place Fiction Grade 6-8

Juliana Losee 1st Place  Fiction Grades 6-8

Juliana Losee 1st Place
Fiction Grades 6-8

Devon Hurst 3rd Place Non-Fiction Grades 6-8

Devon Hurst 3rd Place Non-Fiction Grades 6-8