Hudson Valley Cycle

Tim Youd 100 Novels Hudson Valley Cycle

Performances April – July 2018

Dates are tentative and subject to change. Check back here throughout the summer for the most up-to-date information.

The culmination of these performances will be an exhibition in the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center Focus Gallery titled Tim Youd: The Hudson Valley Retyped. The exhibition, which will run from August 30 through October 14, 2018, will include a diptych of each novel typed over the summer as well as related drawings and a Remington No. 2, the model typewriter used by Mary McCarthy to type The Group. Save the date: the opening reception will take place on Thursday, September 13th with a special performance of Youd typing poems by Elizabeth Bishop, Vassar College, class of 1934.


DATES: April 19 – May 10 (days off on April 28 and May 5)

NOVEL: The Group by Mary McCarthy

LOCATIONS: Vassar College, Poughkeepsie

NOTE: Late Night at the Lehman Loeb performances on April 19 and April 26 from 5 – 9 pm


DATES: June 3 – June 11

NOVEL: Falconer by John Cheever


Sing Sing Correctional Facility decommissioned guard tower near prison gate, Ossining


DATES: June 12 – June 18

NOVEL: The Member of the Wedding by Carson McCullers


Carson McCullers House, 131 S. Broadway, front porch June 12 and 13, 17 and 18

Pickwick Books, 8 S. Broadway, June 14 – 16


DATES: June 20 – June 29

NOVEL: Jack by A.M. Homes

LOCATION: Campus of Sarah Lawrence College, Yonkers


DATES: July 3 – July 13 (Day off July 9)

NOVEL: Light Years by James Salter

LOCATION: Thomas Cole National Historic Site, Catskill


DATES: July 15 – 21 (July 16th Hudson park near train tracks)

NOVEL: Ironweed by William Kennedy, first half

LOCATION: Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany


DATES: July 23 – 27

NOVEL and SCREENPLAY: Ironweed by William Kennedy, second half, plus Ironweed screenplay

LOCATION: Art Omi Fields Sculpture Park, Ghent


DATES: September 14 – 18

POETRY COLLECTION: The Complete Poems: 1927 – 1979 by Elizabeth Bishop

LOCATION: Vassar College campus