Show Notes – Sleepy Hollow with Jonathan Kruk

The Legend and Lore of Sleepy Hollow with Jonathan Kruk on Fieldstone CommonFollowing are some items that were mentioned during the 11 October 2012 Fieldstone Common interview with storyteller Jonathan Kruk, author of The Legends and Lore of Sleepy Hollow and the Hudson Valley.

The podcast of the interview is now available.

Jonathan Kruk’s book the Legends and Lore of Sleepy Hollow and the Hudson Valley is available from Amazon.com and other books sellers. For an autographed copy of Jonathan’s book please order through his website.

Learn more about Jonathan Kruk from his website and follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

In July 2013, Jonathan’s second book, The Legends and Lore of the Hudson Highlands, will be published by the History Press.

One of Jonathan’s current projects is to provide content for the historical research subscription site BiblioLabs.

Jonathan Kruk has recorded many of his Sleepy Hollow and Hudson Valley tales for digital listening. You can find them on Amazon.com.

He also gives many presentations to school and organizations. You can find information about his programs and book one through his website.

The History Press, the publisher of Legends and Lore of Sleepy Hollow and the Hudson Valley, donated two copies that were given as a door prizes during the live show. A big thank you to the History Press for  their generosity!

Copyright 2012-2013 Marian Pierre-Louis

The Legends & Lore of Sleepy Hollow is Now Archived as a Podcast

The Legends & Lore of Sleepy Hollow is Now Archived as a Podcast
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The most recent episode of Fieldstone Common featuring storyteller Jonathan Kruk speaking about his book The Legends and Lore of Sleepy Hollow and the Hudson Valley is now available as a podcast.

The podcast can be played through the computer using your default media player (click play below) or downloaded to iTunes (also below).

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Copyright 2012-2013 Marian Pierre-Louis

The Legends and Lore of Sleepy Hollow with Jonathan Kruk

Author and storyteller Jonathan Kruk
photo by Todd Atteberry

Listen in to Fieldstone Common this week as host Marian Pierre-Louis talks to Jonathan Kruk, author of Legends and Lore of Sleepy Hollow and the Hudson Valley.

Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is one of the best-known works of American literature. But what other myths lie hidden behind the landscape of New York’s Hudson Valley? Imps cause mischief on the Hudson River; a white lady haunts Raven Rock, Major Andre’s ghost seeks redemption and real headless Hessians search for their severed skulls. Storyteller Jonathan Kruk tells these and other tales of the lore of the Hudson Valley–the stories that have created an atmosphere of mystery that helped inspire Irving’s legend.

Studying English, and educational theater, Kruk earned a B.A. from Holy Cross College, and a M.A. from New York University. He performed Ritual Urban Theater with Gabrielle Roth, and entertained at over 1000 children’s birthday parties. The Freeport Schools on Long Island made him storyteller in residence. Now, he enchants children every year at hundreds of schools, libraries, historic sites and festivals performing finger fables, story theater and New York lore.

His book Legends and Lore of Sleepy Hollow and the Hudson Valley was published in 2011 by The History Press. He has keynoted for New York State reading teachers, environmental educators, national native plants conference, and the Hudson River Quadricentennial, and American Revolution’s 225th anniversary.

LIVE: THURSDAY, 11 OCTOBER 2012 at 1:00pm EST

Copyright 2012-2013 Marian Pierre-Louis