NYS Writers Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala

The NYS Writers Hall of Fame was established in conjunction with the Empire State Center for the Book to highlight the rich literary heritage of New York State and to recognize the legacy of individual New York State writers. On Friday, April 9, 2010, the first Gala and Induction Ceremony into the NYS Writers Hall of Fame was held.  This year's induction will be on Tuesday, June 7 at the 3 West Club in New York City.

 

The Seventh Annual New York State Writers Hall of Fame Gala & Induction Ceremony
Sponsored by the Empire State Center for the Book & the New York Library Association

 You are cordially invited to join

Roger Angell, Roz Chast, Samuel R. Delany & Stephen Sondheim
As they are inducted into the New York State Writers Hall of Fame
together with
Maya Angelou, Jean Craighead George, Don Marquis & Grace Paley

Jason Gay, Master-of-Ceremonies 

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
3 West Club at 3 West 51 Street
6:00 Reception; 7:00 Dinner (Business Attire)
Tickets $250 RSVP by May 30

Rsvp https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CFTB-Gala16 

 

Our sincerest thanks to the Gala sponsors.


2016 Honorary Committee 
New York State Writers Hall of Fame
Induction Gala

Robert L. Forbes, Chairman

John Asbery, Poet, 2011 Hall of Fame Inductee

Russell Banks, Author, 2014 Hall of Fame Inductee

Marc Baron, Shepherd, The Lambs

Mary Higgins Clark Author, 2014 Hall of Fame Inductee

John Y. Cole, Director, Center for the Book, Library of Congress

Kevin Fitzpatrick, President, Dorothy Parker Society

Mary Gordon, Author, 2010 Hall of Fame Inductee

Marilyn Hacker,Poet, 2013 Hall of Fame Inductee

Alice Hoffman Author, 2014 Hall of Fame Inductee

Maurice Kenny Poet, 2014 Hall of Fame Inductee

Alice McDermott, Author & 2013 Hall of Fame Inductee

Toni Morrison, Author & 2012 Hall of Fame Inductee

Walter Mosley, Author & 2013 Inductee

Joyce Carol Oates, Author & 2012 Hall of Fame Inductee

Calvin Trillin, Author & 2013 Hall of Fame Inductee

 

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