Quabbin Writers Read at Great Rapids Spoken Word Festival last Saturday night

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Great Falls Word Festival


The Quabbin Writers Salon of Western Massachusetts will read at the Great Falls Word Festival at 6:30 pm, Saturday, October 14 at the Harvest Restaurant in Turner’s  Fall.

They are reading for the first time from their newly published Anthology,  a collection of poetry and prose that explores nature, love and the labyrinths of lives fully lived.  Members of the Quabbin Writer’s Group have published widely in   literary magazines and books. but this is our first collaborative effort and include Epi Bohdi, D. Dina Friedman, Marianne Gambaro, Kathryn Holzman, Jane Johnson and Eileen  P Kennedy.  Join us for the reading and the rest of this wonderful festival,  which will run October 12-15 in Turner’s Falls.

Almost Bloomsday Forbes Writing Room

Wednesday morning from 9:30- 12:30, writers of every description — novelists, poets, memoir writers, essayists, journalists and more gather for companionable writing time. The Writing Room has been open for seven years.

Bloomsday is a commemoration of the life of the Irish writer, James Joyce.  It’s celebrated on June 16, the day on which  Ulysses is set.  I will facilitate the Writing Room on Wednesday June 14.  Since Bloomsday is just two days following,  I will provide you with prompts based on James Joyce quotes.

I look forward to writing with you.books

Poetry Reading Saturday May 20

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Reading and Book Party

Journey into Space. Ina Anderson

 

Saturday, May 20, 2017, 3 p.m.

120 Pulpit Hill Road, North Amherst

(Pioneer Valley Cohousing Common House)

 

From her origins in England through a life well lived in Vermont, poet Ina Anderson will transport her audience through universal experiences of childhood, love and loss in a reading from her new collection Journey into Space. Maine poet laureate Baron Wormser has written of Journey into Space, “Ina Anderson’s poems show us scenes from a fully lived and deeply appreciated life. The poems hail from that legendary land called The Past, each poem brimming with convincing details and nuances of feeling. Her British origins feel at once far away and familiar, for the terrain her poems traverse is thoroughly human—the stuff of tales told by the eternal hearth.”

 

The reading is free and open to the public.

Please join us!!

The Pioneer Valley Cohousing Writing Group and

Quabbin Writers’ Salon

 

 

More information available at: antrimhousebooks.com/anderson-ina.html

contact: Kathryn Holzman, kbholzman@gmail.com

 

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Ina Anderson will be reading her new book “Journey Into Space” in Western Massachusetts on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Pioneer Valley Co-Housing Common Room at 3pm.This is surely to be an interesting reading by this accomplished Scottish poet.  This event is sponsored by the Pioneer Valley Co-Housing Writers Group.

Red Thread Writers Circles Begin This Week

Julie Rosier, writer extraordinaire and facilitator of writing groups for 10 years in Western Massachusetts, is starting her Red Thread Writing Circles on December 7.  Two 10-week writing workshops, one will run on Wednesday evenings in Easthampton and on Thursday evenings in Northampton.  Contact Julie at jrosier06@gmail.com for more details.

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