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Daniel Hall To Speak about “Thom Gunn in America” April 27

April 16, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.--Poet Daniel Hall, a visiting writer at Amherst College, will talk about "Form and Freedom: Thom Gunn in America" on Friday, April 27 at 4 p.m. in Porter Lounge in Converse Hall at the college. This talk is sponsored by the Friends of the Amherst College Library.

Annual Emily Dickinson Poetry Walk Set For May 12

April 27, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass. - The Dickinson Homestead in Amherst will sponsor the annual Emily Dickinson Poetry Walk on Saturday, May 12, at 1 p.m. The walk honors the memory of the poet Emily Dickinson, who died on May 15, 1886. The event is free and open to the public.

Poet James Merrill To Be Remembered at Amherst College April 12

Poet Forrest Gander To Give Public Reading March 12

February 23, 2001Concert Manager413/542-2195 AMHERST, Mass—The Amherst College Creative Writing Center will present a reading by Forrest Gander on Monday, March 12, at 8 p.m. in Porter Lounge in Converse Hall at Amherst College. The event is free and open to the public.

Dickinson Homestead Opens for the Season March 3

February 8, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.— The Dickinson Homestead, home of the poet Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), at 280 Main St. in Amherst, Mass., will open for its 2001 season on Saturday, March 3. The Homestead—the birthplace and home of the poet for 40 years—is open for guided tours from March through mid-December.

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.

Emily Dickinson and Astronomy at Emily Dickinson Museum Sept. 7

August 26, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

Poet Lisa Chávez To Read in Amherst College Creative Writing Center Series Nov. 10

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