8 Main Street Amherst, MA 01002 ·
413.256.1547 · 800.503.5865 ·
Events listed in white are at the bookshop; events listed in yellow are elsewhere.
All events are free & open to the public.
- Tuesday, March 1st at 8:00 P.M.
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.
- Thursday, March 3rd at 8:00 P.M.
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
- Friday, March 4th at 8:00 P.M.
Students Jean Marie Ruiz, Jung Yun, & Leigh Newman, of the University of Massachusetts M.F.A. Program will read from their recent work.
Jean Hanff Korelitz
- Saturday, March 5th at 8:00 P.M.
, author of the The White Rose
, & other novels, including A Jury of Her Peers
& Sabbathday River
, will read from her work.
“Jubilat/Jones Reading Series”
- Sunday, March 6th at 3:00 P.M.
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.
- Monday, March 7th at 8:00 P.M.
& 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!
- Tuesday, March 8th at 8:00 P.M.
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
Wednesday, March 9th at 8:00 P.M.
. 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
, & elsewhere. And I'm Not Jenny
is her first book.
- Tuesday, March 22nd at 8:00 P.M.
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!
- Thursday, March 24th at 8:00 P.M.
, 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.
- Friday, March 25th at 8:00 P.M.
Students at the University of Massachusetts M.F.A. Program will read from their recent work.