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September 2017

STRAW DOG AUTHOR SHOWCASE 2017

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Forbes Library, Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street
Northampton, 01060
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Forbes Library Coolidge Museum – Straw Dog Author Showcase 2017 2017 SD Showcase Co-sponsored by the Forbes Library, includes short readings from newly-published books by members of the Straw Dog Writers Guild, including Dick Bentley, Michael Goldman, Tzivia Gover, Richard Wayne Horton, Jan Maher, Ellen Meeropol, Leslea Newman, Elaine Reardon, Jacqueline Sheehan, and Gail Thomas.…

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October 2017

Writers Read @ The Inn at Norton Hill

October 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Inn at Norton Hill, 10 Norton Hill Road
Ashfield, MA United States
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Writers Read @ The Inn at Norton Hill October 1st, 2017 3:00–5:00 pm. 10 Norton Hill Road, Ashfield, MA FEATURED READER: Mary V. Dearborn Mary V. Dearborn is the author of six books, the most recent a biography of Peggy Guggenheim. She received a B.A. in English and Classics from Brown University and a Ph.D.…

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WRITERS NIGHT OUT

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Basement,

Oct. 3rd, 2017 - 7-9pm Featured Reader: Naila Moreira I am a writer, journalist, and naturalist living in western Massachusetts. My published work includes science journalism, nature writing, and poetry. I also write for children. I teach in the Jacobson Writing Center at Smith College and am a lecturer in the English department. During the…

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Sidewalk Typewriters @ The Great Falls Word Festival

October 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Shea Theater, 71 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA 01076
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Featured Reader & Open Mic @ The Great Falls Word Festival

October 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Shea Theater, 71 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA 01076
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Poetry Workshop at The Great Falls Word Festival

October 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA United States
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The Easy Way to Write 30 Poems in 30 Days For Fun and Your Favorite Non-Profit!*  (namely - *The Center for New Americans) A Workshop for Poets and Non-Poets Alike by Tommy Twilite   Saturday Noon-2pm, October 14th, 2017 Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls MA as part of the The Great Falls Word Festival in…

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November 2017
Abel Meeropol

Abel Meeropol Social Justice Writing Award

November 12 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Gateway City Arts, 92-114 Race Street
Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040
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ABEL MEEROPOL SOCIAL JUSTICE WRITING AWARD We only have a few tickets left. Sign up for tickets here! Straw Dog Writers Guild will present the Abel Meeropol Social Justice Writing Award to poet Patricia Smith at a public event on November 12, 2017, 3:30 pm, at Gateway City Arts in Holyoke. Abel Meeropol (1903-1986) was…

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