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Events

< June 2005 >

Events listed in white are at the bookshop; events listed in yellow are elsewhere.

All events are free & open to the public.

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JuniperInitiative
James Tate & Amy Hempel
Juniper Summer Writing Institute Reading Series at the University of Massachusetts, Herter Annex, Room 227. Suggested donation $5.00. (Click here for more information.)
JuniperInitiative
Grace Paley & Matthew Zapruder
Juniper Summer Writing Institute Reading Series at the University of Massachusetts, Herter Annex, Room 227. Suggested donation $5.00. (Click here for more information.)
JuniperInitiative
Christine Schutt & Peter Gizzi
Juniper Summer Writing Institute Reading Series at the University of Massachusetts, Herter Annex, Room 227. Suggested donation $5.00. (Click here for more information.)
JuniperInitiative
Dara Wier & Sabina Murray
Juniper Summer Writing Institute Reading Series at the University of Massachusetts, Herter Annex, Room 227. Suggested donation $5.00. (Click here for more information.)
JuniperInitiative
Michael Kimball & Matthea Harvey
Juniper Summer Writing Institute Reading Series at the University of Massachusetts, Herter Annex, Room 227. Suggested donation $5.00. (Click here for more information.)
JuniperInitiative
Mark Doty & Kelly Link
Juniper Summer Writing Institute Reading Series at the University of Massachusetts, Herter Annex, Room 227. Suggested donation $5.00. (Click here for more information.)
Maia Kolchin-Miller, an Amherst Regional High School student, will read from The Anonymous Memoir, the result of an independent study in creative writing.   She will be joined in her reading by John Bechtold, her faculty advisor.   Adam Horowitz & Francie Jones will perform original music, & light culinary fare will be supplied by Rachel Machta.   For more information, contact John Bechtold at ARHS at 362-1502.
 
Poetry reading with Travis Nichols & Lori Lubeski.   Nichols is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts M. F. A. Program, & is author of I am Trying to be a Good Horse.   Lubeski is author of Eyes Dipped in Longitude Lines.   Both chapbooks are published by the Katalanché Press.
ConfessionsEconomicHitMan
FREE FILM: Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, 6-8pm, Jones Library, downtown Amherst.   Amy Goodman interviewing John Perkins, a former respected member of the international banking community.   In his book, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, he describes how as a highly paid professional, he helped the US cheat poor countries around the globe out of trillions of dollars by lending them more money than they could possibly repay & then taking over their economies.   Discussion led by Mark Brenner, UMass Prof of Economics.   Info: Joanne Lind.   Check out this site: Democracy Now.   Sponsored by SAGE.
Postcards from the Interior
Beside his newest collection, Postcards from the Interior, Wyn Cooper has published two books of poems: The Country of Here Below & The Way Back, as well as a chapbook, Secret Address.   In 1993, “Fun,” a poem from his first book was turned into Sheryl Crow’s Grammy-winning song “All I Wanna Do.”   He has also cowritten songs with David Broza, David Baerwald, & Bill Bottrell.  In 2003, Gaff Music released Forty Words for Fear, a cd of songs based on poems & lyrics by Cooper, set to music & sung by the novelist Madison Smartt Bell.   (Check out his website here.)

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