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October 26, 2014 - 11:11am

Photos: Batavia reads Gardner at the Pok-A-Dot

posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, Pok-A-Dot, books, Literature, John Gardner.

Members of the John Gardner Society gathered, as they do every October, for a reading of selections from the work of Batavia's own John Gardner.

Top photo: Bill Kauffman reading a portion of an essay about Gardner by Susan Thornton, who was Gardner's fiancée at time of his death.

Byron Hoot, who began attending the readings a few years ago, driving to Batavia annually from his home in Pennsylvania. 

Jim Gardner, John's brother

Leona Pastore and Terry Abrams

Bill Kauffman

Brian Paris reading

Bea McManis
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Great shots. The black and white completes the story.

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Magnificent photos and article.

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