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Events

< May 2022 >

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

Unless noted otherwise all events at the bookshop are free & open to the public.   We recommend masks!

For events elsewhere, there may be vaccine or masking requirements.   Please follow the links to check.

Martín Espada will read from his award-winning collection Floaters, which won the 2021 National Book Award for Poetry & was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, in the Old Chapel, UMass, Amherst.   Espada, who teaches in the English Department at UMass, has published more than twenty books as a poet, editor, essayist & translator.   Registration required!   For more information on the event & registration, see here.
Join Corinne Andrews in belatedly celebrating the publication of her book, Birthing Mama: Your Companion for a Holistic Pregnancy Journey with Week By–Week Reflections, Yoga, Wellness Recipes, Journal Prompts.   Andrews is co–owner/director of Shraddhā Yoga & leads the 200-hour Embodyoga® Teacher Training; is the developer & lead teacher of the Birthing Mama® 90–hour Prenatal & Postnatal Yoga & Wellness Teacher Training, in addition to teaching weekly classes on–line & locally.   She has been teaching yoga to people of all ages & abilities since 2003.   There will be snacks, juice & tea, perhaps some items for sale & a really fun giveaway/raffle.
Help us in celebrating the publication of a new book by Amherst native Nyanyika BandaMarvel’s Black Panther: The Official Wakanda Cookbook.   Banda wrote a regular cooking column in the Duluth News Tribune, later starting a pop-up restaurant in Duluth which won the Eater Award in 2018.   She has contributed to Food52, Thrillist, Saveur, & RESY, among others, & teaches Culinary Arts at Holyoke Community College.

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