2019

Acclaimed novelist and journalist Ward Just died on Dec. 19 after a struggle with Lewy body dementia. He was 84 years old.

2014

The sign outside State Road Restaurant last Wednesday night said Go Bruins. The parking lot was overflowing and yet upon entering there was no hockey to be found. Instead, there was a crowd of people talking about writing and literature.

These events happened a while back, when the war was not quite a war, more a prelude to a war. Their army was called a guerrilla force. Our army was called a Military Assistance Command.

2013

Acclaimed author Ward Just visits the Vineyard Haven Library at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 21. He will read from and discuss his upcoming novel.

2009

The prolific and critically-acclaimed Island author Ward Just has a new novel, Exiles in the Garden, which he will sign and discuss tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Bunch of Grapes Bookstore in Vineyard Haven.

2006

It's usually not a good thing when an interview ends in bloodshed, but an exception will be made for Ward Just, who was still nursing his wounds from a battle with a wicker basket when this reporter left his West Tisbury home one morning this week.