Belle of Amherst or Bride of Salem?

Susan Snively, poet and director emeritus of the Writing Center at Amherst College and currently a guide at the Emily Dickinson Museum, gave a presentation at the Salem Athenaeum on the poet’s private life, as glimpsed in fragments of letters between the “Belle of Amherst” and Otis Phillips Lord, a justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court from Salem.

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Author Deanna Fei to Hold Reading at Amherst Books April 12

March 18, 2010                                             

AMHERST, Mass. —Author Deanna Fei, a member of Amherst College’s Class of 1999, will read from her work at 8 p.m. on Monday, April 12, at Amherst Books (8 Main Street, Amherst, Mass.).

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Richard Wilbur ’42 to Read from His Work at Amherst College Sept. 17

Sept. 2, 2009                   

AMHERST, Mass.—Poet Richard Wilbur, member of Amherst College’s Class of 1942, will read from his work at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, in Pruyne Lecture Hall of Amherst College’s Fayerweather Hall.

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Novelist Amity Gaige to Read from Her Work at Amherst Books Feb. 19

January 29, 2009                           
Contact: Emanuel Costache ’09
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AMHERST, Mass.—Novelist Amity Gaige will read from her work at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 19, at Amherst Books (8 Main Street). Sponsored by the Amherst College Creative Writing Center, the event is open to the public at no charge.

Author Yvette Christiansë to Read from her Work at Amherst Books Nov. 5

October 10, 2008                   

AMHERST, Mass.—South African novelist, poet and scholar Yvette Christiansë will read from her work at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at Amherst Books (8 Main Street). Sponsored by the Amherst College Creative Writing Center, the event is open to the public at no charge.