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Inquiry – The Power of Poetry featuring Darla Himeles

Darla Himeles is a Philadelphia-based poet, translator, and essayist who was raised in Dallas and Los Angeles. A Pushcart-Prize and Best-of-the-Net nominee, Darla can be read in recent and forthcoming issues of Lesbians are Miracles, Orange Blossom Review, The Massachusetts Review, The Night Heron Barks, New Ohio Review, and NAILED. Darla holds an AB in…

Stockbridge Writers Meet on Zoom

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 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  This program is free and open to the public.  All writing levels are welcome. Led by Stockbridge resident Ramelle Pulitzer, MEd., writing sessions will…

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Stockbridge Writers Meet on Zoom

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 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  This program is free and open to the public.  All writing levels are welcome. Led by Stockbridge resident Ramelle Pulitzer, MEd., writing sessions will…

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Online Poetry – Sparks in the Dark with Rabbi Alex Lazarus-Klein

This week we welcome Rabbi Alex Lazarus-Klein as our poet. Join us via Zoom each Wednesday for this series. Click here for the link. Alex Lazarus-Klein is the author of three books of poetry, Looking Out an Airplane Window, Poetry Written While Walking Dogs, and Wildflowers & Fireflies, as well as the nonprofit management book, Going Above and Beyond: How Creating…

Online Poetry – Sparks in the Dark with Andrea Deeken

This week we welcome Andrea Deekin as our poet. Join us via Zoom each Wednesday for this series. Click here for the link. Andrea Deekin is a writer in Portland, Oregon where she lives with her wife and daughter. Her writing has appeared in journals such as The Bear Deluxe, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Beyond Queer Words,  The Blue Mountain Review, Ran…

Sparks in the Dark Online Poetry – Holly Iglesias & Landon Godfrey

Join us this Wednesday for our online poetry series featuring Holly Iglesias and Landon Godfrey. Holly Iglesias is the author of three collections of poetry— Sleeping Things; Angles of Approach; and Souvenirs of a Shrunken World—as well as a critical work, Boxing Inside the Box: Women’s Prose Poetry. Her most recent publication is a collaborative chapbook, Myth America…

Sparks in the Dark Online Poetry – Robin Lysne

Join us on November 8 for a continuation of our Online Poetry series featuring Robin Lysne. Robin is the author of seven books on topics of health, healing, metaphysics, and poetry. Click here for the link. Currently, she is launching an “Ancestral Women’s Series,” with two works of historical fiction to bring to life the…

November Book Club

Join us for our November book Club on Thursday, November 9, 4:00-5:00 p.m. both in the Library and on Zoom. We’ll be discussing Foreign Bodies, a vibrant cultural history investigating the tangled and complex history of pandemics and vaccines, by bestselling author and historian Simon Schama Copies of the book will be available to borrow at the…

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Sparks in the Dark – Online Poetry with Rolly Kent

Join us online for our online poetry series. This week we're honored to feature Rolly Kent.  Click here for the link. After attending Middlebury College, Rolly Kent received an MFA from the University of Arizona. For many years he taught poetry around the Southwest and on many tribal lands. He ran one of the first…

Online Poetry – Sparks in the Dark with Malachi Black

Click here for the link to today's online poetry session. Malachi Black is also the author of Indirect Light, forthcoming from Four Way Books in 2024, and Storm Toward Morning (Copper Canyon Press, 2014), a finalist for the Poetry Society of America’s Norma Farber First Book Award and a selection for the PSA’s New American Poets Series…

Online Poetry – Sparks in the Dark with Ellen Steinbaum

Click here for the Zoom link. Ellen Steinbaum is the author of four poetry collections and a one-person play. Her work has been nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize and is included in several anthologies including The  Widows’ Handbook and Garrison Keillor’s Good Poems American Places. An award-winning journalist and former Boston Globe columnist, she writes a…