Writer, Activist, Amherst College Lecturer Tillie Olsen to Be Celebrated at Amherst Books Oct. 23

Submitted on Tuesday, 2/18/2014, at 3:30 PM

AMHERST, Mass.—On Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. at Amherst Books (8 Main St.), family members will read from and discuss Tell Me a Riddle, Requa I, and Other Works(University of Nebraska Press), a new edition of collected writings by the late author, activist and educator Tillie Olsen (1912–2007).

The event is free and open to the public, with sponsorship from Amherst Books and from the Department of English and Creative Writing Center at Amherst College, where Olsen was a pioneering faculty member.

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.

Novelist and Amherst College Visiting Writer Alexander Chee to Read from His Work at Amherst Books April 29

April 8, 2010                                                 

AMHERST, Mass.—Alexander Chee, the current visiting writer at AmherstCollege, will read from his work on Thursday, April 29, at 8 p.m. at Amherst Books (

8 Main St
.).

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).

Author Emily Barton to Hold Reading at Amherst Books March 25

March 3, 2009                   

AMHERST, Mass. — Author Emily Barton will read from her work at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, at Amherst Books (8 Main Street, Amherst, Mass.). Sponsored by the Amherst College Creative Writing Center, the event is open to the public at no charge.

Author Nami Mun to Read from Her Work at Amherst Books March 12

February 19, 2009               
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AMHERST, Mass.—Author Nami Mun will read from her work at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, at Amherst Books (8 Main Street).

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