The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild introduces the Byrdcliffe Forum, a series of free virtual talks beginning in July 2020. The talks will take place approximately every two weeks on Thursday at 6:00 pm on Zoom.

Judith Kerman, “Definitions” in conversation with Eleanor Lehrman
Thursday, June 24th, 6 PM

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Meeting ID: 984 2146 8523
Passcode: 587621

Judith Kerman’s new book, Definitions, was published by Fomite Press in May 2021. She has published ten prior collections of poetry, most recently Aleph, broken: Poems from My Diaspora (Broadstone Books, 2016), as well as three books of translations of Cuban and Dominican women’s poetry and fiction. She was a Fulbright Scholar in the Dominican Republic in 2002. A retired university professor and administrator, she founded Earth’s Daughters magazine in Buffalo, NY (1971 to present) and runs Mayapple Press, located in Woodstock, NY.

Eleanor Lerman is the author of numerous award-winning collections of poetry, short stories and novels. She is a National Book Award finalist, recipient of the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets, and was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship as well as fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts the New York Foundation for the Arts. Her novel, Radiomen (The Permanent Press), was awarded the 2016 John W. Campbell Prize for the Best Book of Science Fiction. In 2019, her novel, Satellite Street (The Permanent Press) was a finalist for both the Montaigne Medal and the Eric Hoffer Award. Her most recent novel, Watkins Glen, was published by Mayapple Press in June 2021.




July: Artists Estates Panel Discussion Thursday July 8
Douglas I. Sheer, moderator; with Magda Salvesen, estate planner / author, John Koegel, art law attorney, Arthur A. Anderson, collector / philanthropist and Sylvia Leonard Wolf, fine art appraiser

August: TBD Book Talk Thursday 12nd

September: No Forum events

October: Judy Pfaff Woodstock Masters Thursday October 14
TBD Book Talk Thursday October 28

November: Eric Angeloch Woodstock Masters Thursday November 18

December: No Forum events