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.

Novelist and UMass Grad Paul Harding to Read from His Work at Amherst Books Feb. 10

January 25, 2011     

AMHERST, Mass.—Novelist Paul Harding will read from his work at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 10, at Amherst Books (8 Main Street).

The Amherst College Creative Writing Center Fall Reading Series Announced

September 20, 2010

AMHERST, Mass—What follows are the dates, times and participants in the Amherst College Writing Center2010 Fall  Reading Series.

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.).

Poet Brad Leithauser to Read from His Work at Amherst Books Nov. 12

October 20, 2009

AMHERST, Mass.—Poet Brad Leithauser will read from his work at 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 12, at Amherst Books (

8 Main Street
).

Novelist Jedediah Berry to Read from His Work at Amherst Books Oct. 14

September 10, 2009                    

AMHERST, Mass.—Novelist Jedediah Berry will read from his work at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at Amherst Books (8 Main Street).

Author Sigrid Nunez to Read from Her Work at Amherst Books Sept. 29

September 10, 2009                    

AMHERST, Mass.—Author Sigrid Nunez will read from her work at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29, at Amherst Books (8 Main Street).

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.

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

January 29, 2009                           
Contact: Emanuel Costache ’09
Media Relations Intern
413/542-2321


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.

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