Night Laundry.mp3

James Merrill reading "Night Laundry," part of a larger trilogy of poetic sketches entitled, "Three Chores." This selection was part of a reading Merrill gave at Amherst College on March 3, 1956.

Buddhist Religious Advisor Mark D. Hart Publishes Poetry Book

Buddhist Religious Advisor Mark D. Hart has published his first book of poetry, Boy Singing to Cattle (Pearl, 2013). He will give a public reading, sponsored by Religious Life and the Department of English, on Thursday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115).

No-Mic Open-Mic Poetry Reading at Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum Dec. 3

November 25, 2008     

AMHERST, Mass.—On Wednesday, Dec. 3, from 9 to 11 p.m., the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College will host the first-ever No-Mic Open-Mic Poetry Reading in the Rotherwas Room. Organized by sophomore Max Kaisler on behalf of the college’s Marsh Arts House, the event is free and open to the public.

Poet Thom Gunn To Read at Amherst College April 11

March 26, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Poet Thom Gunn will read at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, in Stirn Auditorium at Amherst College. The event, sponsored by the Amherst College Creative Writing Center and the Scott Turow Foundation, is free and open to the public.

Poet Laureate Louise Glück Cancels Reading at Amherst College March 28

March 25, 2004Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Poet Lisa BeskinTo Read at Amherst College April 12

March 19, 2004Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Emily Dickinson Museum Hosts Summer Poetry Readings in the Garden

June 21, 2004Director of Media Relations

Poet Elizabeth Alexander To Read at Amherst College Sept. 16

Poet Dan Chiasson To Read at Amherst College Oct. 21