John Hough Jr.’s new novel Seen the Glory ties the Vineyard to the Civil War, providing insight into issues of that day for the nation and this island. An excerpt from chapter one follows.

Brenda L. Horrigan

Confessions from backstage at the Tisbury Amphitheater.

Nicole Galland

Lucy Mitchell has long been inspired by the art of the outdoors. Since last year, it’s the size of her mixed-media sculptures that has grown to a new level.

Nancy Tutko

Ag Fair's winning poster.

Morgan Taylor Lucero

The Point Way Inn has become an oasis for visiting artists to live, work, and commune on the Island. The fact that it’s free is a gift to the bottom line of many an arts institution.

Rachel Nava Rohr

Why do so many artists include animals in their work? We explored the topic with six Island artists.

Laura D. Roosevelt

Martha’s Vineyard boasts a lot of committed people who own, work in, and patronize our bookstores. Neither last year’s Fourth of July fire nor the growth of big-box chain stores and online retailers is dampening that spirit.

Kate Feiffer

The home of artist Margot Datz.

Margaret Knight