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Virtual Book Club

Join us for our monthly book club to discuss this month’s selection The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green. The book is available at the library.  Stop by or call the Library at 413.298.5501 to place a hold on a copy. The book club generally meets on the second Thursday of the month.  We will be…

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Online Poetry Series: The Refuge of Witnessing featuring Owen Lewis

  Owen Lewis, author of three collections of poetry, most recently Field Light (Distinguished Favorite, 2020 NYCBigBookAward), and two chapbooks including best man (recipient of the 2016 Jean Pedrick Chapbook Prize, New England Poetry Club.) Prizes include Finalist, 2017 Pablo Neruda Award, and first prize, the 2016 International Hippocrates Prize for Poetry. His poetry has…

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Online Poetry: The Refuge of Witnessing with Justen Ahrens

In 2013, Justen Ahren published his first collection of poems, A Strange Catechism. Jorie Graham called the book “deeply beautiful, honest, imaginative, fierce, unflinching.” Two of the book’s poems were nominated for a Pushcart Prize. His most recent collection, A Machine for Remembering, deals with migrants and refugees. This book grew out of Justen’s experiences…

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Online Poetry: The Refuge of Witnessing with Adam O. Davis

Adam O. Davis was born in Arizona and grew up in France, New Jersey, Scotland, and Utah. His debut poetry collection, Index of Haunted Houses, winner of the Kathryn A. Morton Prize from Sarabande Books, was published in 2020. His poems have appeared in many journals, including The Believer, Boston Review, Gulf Coast, The Paris…

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Online Poetry: The Refuge of Witnessing with Perry Nicholas

Perry S. Nicholas recently retired as English Professor at SUNY ERIE. He has published one textbook of poetry prompts, three full-length and six chapbooks of original poetry, along with two CDs of poetry. His poems have appeared in Common Ground Review, Literary House Review, Caesura, Word Worth, Silver Birch Press, Snapdragon, Verse-Virtual, Slant, Feile-Festa, Louisiana…

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Virtual Book Club

Join us on Zoom for a discussion of Linda Greenhouse's new book Justice on the Brink: The Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Rise of Amy Coney Barrett, and Twelve Months That Transformed the Supreme Court.

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Online Poetry: The Refuge of Witnessing with Myra Malkin

Myra Malkin is the author of No Lifeguard on Duty (Mainstreet Rag Publishing Company, 2010) and Sunset Grand Couturier (Broadstone Books, 2022). In 2016, in a contest judged by Edward Hirsch, her poem “Wallis-Wallace” won the 12th Mudfish Poetry Prize. After growing up in New York City, she studied acting at the Royal Academy of…

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Online Poetry: The Refuge of Witnessing with Lawrence Raab

Lawrence Raab is the author of nine books of poems, including Mistaking Each Other for Ghosts (Tupelo, 2015), which was longlisted for the National Book Award, and named one of the Ten Best Poetry Books of 2015 by The New York Times. An earlier collection, What We Don’t Know About Each Other (Penguin, 1993) was a winner of the National Poetry Series…

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Online Poetry: The Virginia Women’s Poetry Collective

Kim Ports Parsons’ debut collection Mayapple Forest is forthcoming from Terrapin Books.  Kim grew up near Baltimore, earned degrees, taught for decades, and worked in libraries. Now, she lives next to Shenandoah National Park where she gardens, walks, and writes. Her poetry has appeared in The Galway Review, Cider Press Review, Banyan Review, and other journals. She volunteers weekly for…

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Stockbridge Writers Meet Virtually

The Stockbridge Library invites writers and would-be-writers to take a leap into creative and skillful writing. The Stockbridge Writers will meet via Zoom on Wednesdays from 10:30 – 12:00  This program is free and open to the public.  All writing levels welcome. Led by Stockbridge resident Ramelle Pulitzer, MEd., writing sessions will gently follow the…

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Online Poetry Series: The Refuge of Witnessing with Andrea Deeken

Andrea Deeken was born in rural Missouri. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Beyond Queer Words, The Blue Mountain Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Valley Voices, and elsewhere. Her awards include an Honorable Mention in the 2019 Spoon River Poetry Review Editors’ Prize Contest and second place in the 2020 Blue…

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