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David Remnick, Francine Prose & Colm Toibin inducted into the NYS Writers Hall of Fame. Allen Ginsberg, Isaac Asimov, Dawn Powell & Ezra Jack Keats were also honored.


NYS Writers Hall of Fame Announcement

The New York State Writers Hall of Fame will announce the 2016 inductees at The Lambs on February 1 at 6:00 p.m. The Hall of Fame is part of the Empire State Center For the Book, affiliated with the U.S. Library of Congress. The event is free and open to the public. Reserve a place here


Book Give Away

Ellen Rubin coordinated the Center for the Books distribution of $25,000 books in the Hudson Valley. The books were dontated by Barnes & Noble as part of their holiday book drive.



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February 1

Announcement of the Class of 2016 for the NYS Writers Hall of Fame (Public Welcome - Please reserve spot here)

  • 6 - 8 pm at The Lambs, 3 West 51st Street, NY, NY 

​February 26

Literacy Award Nominations Due - Apply Here

​June 7

NYS Writers Hall of Fame Induction Gala - Princeton Club of New York (Public Welcome - Ticketed Event)





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