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
Brian Paris reading