Wednesday, March 18

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Quiara Alegria Hudes discusses her work, including the Tony Award-winning musical "In The Heights." At 11:15 a.m., Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hofstra University, Hempstead Turnpike, Hempstead; 516-463-5410,


Saturday, March 21

Sag Harbor resident Scott Chaskey speaks and signs copies of "Seedtime: On the History, Husbandry, Politics and Promise of Seeds." Tickets $5; reserve in advance. At 3 p.m., Bridge Gardens, 36 Mitchell Lane, Bridgehampton; 631-283-3195,


Poet Jill Bialosky discusses her new collection, "The Players," with East Hampton poet Philip Schultz, followed by a book signing. At 5 p.m., Canio's Books, 290 Main St., Sag Harbor; 631-725-4926,

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Sunday, March 22

Journalist Gail Sheehy speaks and signs copies of her memoir, "Daring: My Passages." At 2 p.m., Temple Emanuel of Great Neck, 150 Hicks Lane, Great Neck; 516-466-8055 ext. 218,