Amherst College to celebrate poet Richard Wilbur’s 90th birthday with readings by students and faculty

February 16, 2010

AMHERST, Mass.—In celebration of his 90th birthday, Richard Wilbur, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. Poet Laureate who holds the same teaching position at Amherst College that Robert Frost once did, will be honored with a reading of his poems and translations on Wednesday, March 2 at 4:30 p.m., at Converse Hall’s Cole Assembly Room (his actual birthday is on March 1).

Annual Emily Dickinson Poetry Walk and Open House May 16 To Commemorate Anniversary of Poet’s Death

May 5, 2009

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AMHERST, Mass. – The Emily Dickinson Museum: The Homestead and The Evergreens will sponsor the annual Emily Dickinson Poetry Walk and Open House on Saturday, May 16, at 1 p.m.

Three Amherst College Faculty Members Are 2002 Guggenheim Fellows

May 3, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Three members of the faculty at Amherst College—visiting writers Daniel Hall and Claire Messud and visiting lecturer in English Elisabeth Subrin—find themselves on this year’s list of Guggenheim fellows. They are among the184 artists, scholars and scientists awarded 2002 Fellowships by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

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.