Poughkeepsie Public Library and Cunneen-Hacket Arts Center Presents “The Big Read” Sunday 10/27 at 2:00 pm VBI Theater 12 Vassar St.

Each fall, the Mid-Hudson region celebrates the power and joy of literature as the community gathers for the annual NEA Big Read. Inspired by Ron Rash’s short stories which are so clearly rooted in ‘place’, we have invited individuals to submit their short stories about ‘home’. Read650 has selected about 12 to be read for a live-streamed public Big Read event on stage with a post-event reception where books can be purchased (all short stories selected for the stage event will be published).