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The Equanimity of Fishes: Stories and Reflections From Seven Decades in Montauk with author Bill Akin

July 27, 4 pm5 pm.
Free

At the Montauk Library on Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 4 pm, author Bill Akin will read from his new book The Equanimity of Fishes:Stories and Reflections From Seven Decades in Montauk.  A Q&A and book signing will follow the reading. Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase courtesy of the Friends of the Montauk Library. Free & open to the public. Register online at montauklibrary.org/events or call 631-668-3377. The Equanimity of Fishes: Stories and Reflections From Seven Decades in Montauk is a collection of essays, short stories, and poems inspired by Bill Akin’s 70 years spent on the East End. In his poetic musings on the ever changing landscape of Montauk, Akin weaves fictional and autobiographical narratives with social and environmental commentary that are astute, comical, and pensive. Signed copies of the book will be available courtesy of the Friends of the Montauk Library.

Bill Akin is an author and year-round Montauk resident. He founded the classical concert series Music for Montauk in 1980. He served as President of the Concerned Citizens of Montauk, a local environmental organization, from 1999 to 2010 and was on the Board of Directors of Wild Oceans, a marine fish conservation organization, from 1995 to 2012. In 2021, he authored The Golden Age of Montauk Sportfishing, a book about sportfishing based on conversations with eight legendary local captains. His poetry is included in On Montauk: A Literary Celebration (2016), edited by Céline Keating and Ed Johann.

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United States