- NYS Writers Institute
"Faith, Family & the Democratic Party: The Irish Influence on Albany Politics"
In celebration of Irish-American Heritage Month, Albany County Legislature Chairman Andrew Joyce in partnership with the NYS Writers Institute will present a virtual panel discussion focused on Faith, Family & the Democratic Party: The Irish Influence on Albany Politics.
The event, free and open to the public, will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, March 15, via Facebook Live.
Click here for information: https://www.facebook.com/events/433942324383482
The event will be moderated by Paul Grondahl, director of the Writers Institute at the University of Albany, longtime journalist with the Albany Times Union, and author of Mayor Corning: Albany Icon, Albany Enigma. Panelists include:
Elizabeth Stack, Executive Director at the Irish American Heritage Museum, former associate director of the Institute of Irish Studies at Fordham University
Hon. Jack McEneny, former NYS Assembly member (1993-2012) and author several non-fiction books, including Albany: Capital City on the Hudson
Terry Golway, presidential historian, political journalist, senior editor at POLITICO. His books include Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics
William Kennedy, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, founder of the NYS Writers Institute, and author of O Albany!: Improbable City of Political Wizards, Fearless Ethnics, Spectacular, Aristocrats, Splendid Nobodies, and Underrated Scoundrels
We encourage our friends to support local, independent bookstores. You may purchase these books at The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza:
Mayor Corning: Albany Icon, Albany Enigma: https://www.bhny.com/book/9780791472941
Albany: Capital City on the Hudson: https://www.bhny.com/book/9781892724533
Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics: https://www.bhny.com/book/9781631490033
O Albany!: Improbable City of Political Wizards, Fearless Ethnics, Spectacular, Aristocrats, Splendid Nobodies, and Underrated Scoundrels: https://www.bhny.com/book/9780140074161
For more information, please contact Mike Huber at firstname.lastname@example.org