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Style Guru Grace Bonney Coming To Rhinecliff

Author Grace Bonney and several women highlighted in her new book plan to visit Rhinecliff Oct. 22 as part of an event organized by Oblong Books and Music to promote her book.
Author Grace Bonney and several women highlighted in her new book plan to visit Rhinecliff Oct. 22 as part of an event organized by Oblong Books and Music to promote her book. Photo Credit: Submitted

RHINECLIFF, N.Y. -- Blogger and best-selling author Grace Bonney is set to make an appearance Oct. 22 in Rhinecliff with several other women she featured in her new book "In The Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists and Entrepreneurs."

Coordinated by Oblong Books and Music, the event starts at 6 p.m. at Morton Memorial Library at 82 Kelly St. It is part of a nationwide book tour by Bonney, whose book examines women making a difference in arts and business.

Bonney is the founder of Design Sponge, a daily website, and has been a contributing editor for several publications, including "House and Garden." She hosts a weekly radio show titled "After the Jump," and organizes a scholarship program for design students.

Other speakers include Paula Grief, Sheila Bridges, Elise Kornack and Anna Hieronyimus and Tracy Kennard.

Grief, who has a ceramic workshop, has worked in graphic design, art direction, rock videos and television commercials.

Bridges, an interior designer, has worked on several big projects, including President Bill Clinton's office in Harlem.

Kornack and Hieronyimus are co-owners of Take Root, a 12-seat restaurant in Brooklyn operated solely by the two women.

Kennard is founder of a consulting firm, Kennard and Daughters, that works with design businesses.

Tickets for the event are $35 and include a copy of the book and a special tote bag. For more details, visit Oblong's website .

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