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< March 2005 >

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

All events are free & open to the public.

Poet Jenny Factor, author of Unraveling at the Name, will read in Fayerweather 115, Amherst College. In her debut collection, Factor turns her formal attention to such themes as motherhood, the dissolution of a marriage, & sexual awakening.
My Work Among the Faithful Book of Funnels
University of Massachusetts M.F.A. Program Alumns, Lisa Beskin & Christian Hawkey, will read in Memorial Hall at the University of Massachusetts. Beskin is author of My Work Among the Faithful: Poems; Hawkey is author of The Book of Funnels.
“Live Lit”  Students Jean Marie Ruiz, Jung Yun, & Leigh Newman, of the University of Massachusetts M.F.A. Program will read from their recent work.
White Rose
Jean Hanff Korelitz, author of the The White Rose, & other novels, including A Jury of Her Peers & Sabbathday River, will read from her work.
Goest Oriflamme
“Jubilat/Jones Reading Series”  Poets Cole Swensen & Sandra Miller will read at the Jones Library, 43 Amity Street, Amherst. Swenson is author of more than seven books of poetry, including Noon & Such Rich Hour. Miller is author of the recently published, Oriflamme. Each poetry reading in the series will be preceded by a poetry discussion group. See the jubilat site for more information.
Sense and Nonsensibility
Lawrence Douglas & Alexander George will read from & talk about their hilarious sendup of academia, Sense and Nonsensibility : Lampoons of Learning and Literature in Fayerweather Hall, Room 115, Amherst College. See more!
White Pigeons
With a career built on successful runs in East Coast indie rock, Chris Leo has gained the majority of his notoriety writing, singing,& performing the songs of the Van Pelt, Lapse & the Vague Angels.   Now he has written a book, White Pigeons. It's a fictitious account of the inner monologues & exploits of a cocky starving rock star.   The book features a full-length CD of the Vague Angels performing the album “Truth Loved” by the legendary & fictitious band, “The Breaks”.
Canceled due to illness.  Brian Henry & Tara Rebele will read.  Henry is editor of Verse, & is author of several volumes of poetry including, Astronaut, American Incident, & Graft. Most recently he edited On James Tate, a collection of critical pieces written by Mark Ford, Marjorie Perloff & others.   Rebele is an interdisciplinary, textual/ performance artist living in Athens, Georgia. Her writing has appeared in How2, Slope, & elsewhere.   And I'm Not Jenny is her first book.
Pride of Carthage
Shutesbury resident, David Anthony Durham is author of Walk through Darkness, Gabriel's Story, & most recently, Pride of Carthage: A Novel of Hannibal. See more!
Glamorous Asians
May-lee Chai, Visiting Writer at Amherst College, is author of the novel, My Lucky Face; a memoir, The Girl from Purple Mountain; & a collection, Glamorous Asians: Short Stories & Essays. Chai will read in Memorial Hall at the University of Massachusetts.
“Live Lit”  Students at the University of Massachusetts M.F.A. Program will read from their recent work.

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