One Grand Books’ Deep Water Literary Festival

An inaugural three-day celebration of books and writers in Narrowsburg, New York

Dispel previous conceptions of what comprises a literary festival; Deep Water is not what you think it is. Presented by One Grand Books founder (and Out magazine editor-in-chief) Aaron Hicklin, the literary gathering aims to celebrate books and authors through immersive, thoughtful experiences, impassioned readings and discussion. For those unfamiliar with One Grand Books, it’s both an online shop and a bookstore in Narrowsburg, NY. …

Preview: Hudson River Exchange’s 2015 Summer Market

Four favorite vendors from the seasonal craft epicenter taking place this weekend

People don’t really need an excuse to visit New York’s Hudson Valley. It’s convenient to reach by car or train; restaurants often feature the best locally grown, seasonal foods; and whether or not you are in range of the river, the landscapes are beautiful and the towns are quaint. If that isn’t enough, this weekend marks the third installment of Hudson River Exchange‘s Summer Market. …