Posts by: Michelle Woods

Kafka Translated

In Michelle Woods' new book "Kafka Translated," she looks at Franz's Irish connection, his humor, and finds that Kafka himself was a re-interpreter.

How it’s New York: This is the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival’s 26th year, located near Cold Spring, NY (reachable by train and courtesy bus from the...

Izzie finds a good use for Ulysses How it’s New York: I was in me bed upstate! How it’s Irish: the BBC produce an all-day radio adaptation of Ulysses...

How it’s New York: Author Maura Mulligan teaches Irish dancing and Irish in New York, and is a frequent reader at Irish American Writers & Artists Salon. How...

Michelle with the new book How it’s New York: Michelle Woods is an Assistant Professor at SUNY New Paltz. And Books Editor for New York Irish...

How It’s New York: author Honor Molloy is a New York resident and celebrated reader at the Irish American Writers’ and Artists Salon.  She also occasionally...

How It’s New York:How It’s Irish:  “Folks, I hate Deathriture.”  Michelle Woods reviews Meghan O’Rourke’s Memoir– and it gets her thinking about...

Sean Nolan signs books in Manasqan, NJ How it’s New York: Set in and around the Irish Jersey Shore, Guys Like Us: A Memoir of Life Lost and Found...

How it’s New York: Kevin Holohan is a New York based Irish writer. He has read at PEN American’s Fall Literary Tasting and can often be found at IAWA (Irish...

How it’s New York: the new documentary, The Swell Season, recently showed in Manhattan and Brooklyn. How it’s Irish: Glen Hansard, the Irish musician,...

How Its New York: Peter Quinn’s The Man Who Never Returned oozes New York. It’s a central character.  And Peter is President of the Irish American Writers...

NYIA The Brother’s Lot My father attended a Christian Brothers’ school beside the Black Church. If you run around the Black Church three times at midnight...

How It’s New York: New York is the setting for the novel; Pete Hamill is the quintessential New Yorker.How It’s Irish: Hamill is American-Irish, and his...

How it’s New York: Mary Gordon teaches at Barnard College in New York and participated in one of the New York Public Library’s “Word for Word” open air...