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November 2019

Writers Read/Hilltowns – Featured Reader Janet MacFayden

November 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Janet MacFadyen is the author of four poetry collections, including Waiting to Be Born (Dos Madres Press 2017), In the Provincelands (Slate Roof 2012), and A Newfoundland Journal (Killick Press 2009). Her work has been nominated for the Forward Prize (UK) and two Pushcarts. It also has been anthologized in 50/50: Poems and Translations by Women over 50, and has appeared in The Atlanta…

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Writers Night Out – Featured Reader Mary A Koncel

November 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Basement

Mary A. Koncel has published three books of prose poetry – Closer to Day (Quale Press), You Can Tell the Horse Anything (Tupelo Press), and The Last Blonde (Hedgerow Books). She was a recipient of a poetry fellowship from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and a finalist for the Poetry Society of America’s Norma Farber First Book Award. Her…

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December 2019

Writers Read/Hilltowns – Featured Reader: Alexis Johnson

December 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Belding Memorial Library, 344 Main Street
Ashfield, MA
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Alexis Johnson is co-founder and was Executive Director of International Language Institute for 31 years.  Her undergraduate degree in in languages and linguistics. Her double masters is in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Teaching Spanish. Before that she lived and taught in Barcelona for 9 years.  Her first book,Playing With A Full Deck, is a…

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Writers Night Out – Featured Reader Karen Skolfield

December 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Basement

Karen Skolfield’s book Battle Dress (W. W. Norton, 2019) won the Barnard Women Poets Prize. Her book Frost in the Low Areas (Zone 3 Press) won the 2014 PEN New England Award in poetry, and she is the winner of the 2016 Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize in poetry from The Missouri Review. Skolfield is…

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January 2020

Writers Read/Hilltowns – Featured Reader Libby Maxey

January 5, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Belding Memorial Library, 344 Main Street
Ashfield, MA
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Libby Maxey, of Conway, MA, is a senior editor at the online journal Literary Mama; she also edits for Amherst College and as a freelancer. She reviews poetry for The Mom Egg Review and Solstice, and her own poems have appeared in Crannóg, Kestrel, Naugatuck River Review, Pirene’s Fountain, Emrys and elsewhere. Her first chapbook, Kairos, won Finishing Line Press’s 2018 New Women’s Voices Chapbook…

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