New Guidebook to the Home of Emily Dickinson

February 8, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Dickinson Homestead has just published Emily Dickinson: The Poet at Home, a visitor’s guide to the poet, her home and the world in which she lived. The Poet at Home includes a fold-out map of Dickinson sites in the town of Amherst, many historic photographs and drawings, and three informative essays.

Annual Emily Dickinson Poetry Walk To Commemorate Poet’s Death May 12

May 4, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—The Emily Dickinson Museum will host its annual Emily Dickinson Poetry Walk at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 12. The event, which is held each year on the Saturday closest to the poet’s May 15 death, stops at historic spots in Amherst significant to Dickinson and incorporates readings of about 30 of her poems.