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February readings, etc.

Readings

Erik Sherman
Journalist Erik Sherman reading from his works in Ashfield, Feb 4

Workshops

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  • February 17Scene or Summary. A workshop by Cindy Littlefield at Writers in Progress, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • February 24: A Little Time for Poetry, a workshop with Carolyn Zaikowski at the Pioneer Valley Writers’ Workshop, 1-4 PM

March readings, workshops, etc.

Readings

March 1-3: Amherst College Literary Festival, Amherst College, Amherst

March 4: jubilat/Jones Reading Series at the Jones Library, Emily Hunt & TBA will read, Jones Library, Amherst, 3 PM

March 5: Straw Dog Writers, Writers Read, The Inn at Norton Hill, Ashfield, 3-5 PM

March 7: Straw Dog Writers, Writers Night Out, with Tzivia Gover, The Basement, Northampton, 7-9 PM

March 7: Sigrid Schmalzer and Daniel Chard Present Science for the People, Broadside Bookshop, Northampton, 7 PM

March 6: ELLEN DORE WATSON celebrates the release of her fifth book, pray me stay eager, Smith College, Northampton, 7:30 PM

March 6: Forrest Gander will read from recent work, Amherst Bookshop, Amherst, 8 PM

March 8Robert Redick, author of fantasy series, “The Chathrand Voyage Quartet” reads, Amherst Bookshop, Amherst, 7 PM

March 14: Book Launch: Meet Me at the Well with Jane Yolen and Barbara Diamond Goldin, Southampton Public Library, Southampton 5 PM

March 21: Gordon Whitman, Stand Up! How to Get Involved, Speak Out and Win in a World on Fire, The Odyssey Bookshop, South Hadley, 7 PM

March 22: Christine DeLucia, Memory Lands: King Philip’s War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast, The Odyssey Bookshop, South Hadley, 7 PM

March 22: UMass M.F.A. alum Erin White will read from her new memoir, Given Up for You: A Memoir of Love, Belonging, & Belief, Amherst Bookshop, Amherst, 7 PM

March 23“Live Lit” Students in the M.F.A. Program at the University of Massachusetts will read from their recent work, Amherst Bookshop, Amherst, 7 PM

March 27: Ocean Vuong reads his poetry,  Smith College, Northampton, 7:30 PM

March 28: “Anne Halley Poetry Prize Reading” Katie Farris, winner of the 14th annual Anne Halley Poetry Prize, sponsored by the Massachusetts Review, will read from recent poetry, Amherst Bookshop, Amherst, 7 PM

March 29: Andrea Ritchie, Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color, Mount Holyoke College, 4:30 PM

March 29Colin Barrett will read in Memorial Hall, UMass, Amherst, as part of the University of Massachusetts MFA Program’s Visiting Writers Series, UMass Amherst, 8 PM

Workshops

March 3:What Can Social Media Do For You As a Writer? with Marya Zilberberg (why, that’s me!), Straw Dog Writers, Northampton Center for the Arts, Northampton, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

March 4: Finding the Voice of Your Story with Dori Ostermiller, Straw Dog Writers, Northampton Center for the Arts, Northampton, 1:00 – 3:00 PM

March 11: Collage and Writing with Becky Jones, Straw Dog Writers, Northampton Center for the Arts, Northampton, 1:00 – 3:00 PM

March 17: Overcoming the Mid-Manuscript Slump, with Randy Susan Meyers, Writers in Progress, Florence, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

March 18: Writing 10-Minute Plays with Meryl Cohn, Straw Dog Writers, Northampton Center for the Arts, Northampton, 1:00 – 3:00 PM

March 18: Flash Fiction Workshop with Joy Baglio, Pioneer Valley Writers’ Workshop, Williamsburg, 1-4 PM

March 25: Songwriting 101 with Pamela Means, Straw Dog Writers, Northampton Center for the Arts, Northampton, 1:00 – 3:00 PM

March 25: Lyric-Writing for Song Writers with Kelly Vogel, Pioneer Valley Writers’ Workshop, Williamsburg, 1-4 PM