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Writers Read @ The Inn at Norton Hill – Featured Reader – Lesléa Newman

May 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Writers Read @ the Inn at Norton Hill
Sunday, May 6, 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Main St. (Rt. 116) & Norton Hill Rd., Ashfield, MA

(co-sponsored by Straw Dog Writers Guild and Nan Parati (owner, Elmer’s Store and the Inn at Norton Hill)

Featured Reader – Lesléa Newman is the author of 70 books for readers of all ages including the short story collection, A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK; the novel-in-verse, OCTOBER MOURNING: A SONG FOR MATTHEW SHEPARD; the poetry collection, I CARRY MY MOTHER; and the children’s books, HEATHER HAS TWO MOMMIES, SPARKLE BOY, A SWEET PASSOVER, and KETZEL, THE CAT WHO COMPOSED. Her literary awards include poetry fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Massachusetts Artists Foundation, an American Library Association Stonewall Honor, the Association of Jewish Libraries Sydney Taylor Award, and the Massachusetts Book Award. From 2008 – 2010 she served as the poet laureate of Northampton, MA. Her newest poetry collection, LOVELY was published in January 2018.



Bring Your Poetry! Bring Your Prose! Find Your Public! Uplift Our Souls!

Here’s how it works: A featured writer reads recent work and describes the journey to publication, followed by audience Q & A. Then the floor opens to other writers—published or not—for five minutes each. Hint: If you want to read, put your name in the hat before 3:15!

please email Jane Roy Brown at brownjaneroy@gmail.com


May 6
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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