Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Amherst Poetry Festival combines Dickinson works with contemporary pieces

By Kristen Forscher

September 29, 2015

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Five College News, Local News, News, Scrolling Headlines

Poets from near and far are gathering downtown for the Amherst Poetry Festival, which will begin Thursday, Oct.1 and conclude Sunday, Oct. 4. The annual festival, which started in 2013, is a collaboration between the Amherst Business Improvement District and the Emily Dickinso...

Tuesday night poetry readings at hinge in Northampton

By Elise Martorano

February 15, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture

Whether you’re an aspiring poet looking for a judgment-free zone to test out your chops, a seasoned writer looking to share your life’s work, or if you’re just looking for a good time, reasonably-priced food and some ki...

Life of late Massachusetts poet revealed

By Lindsay Orlov

April 19, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Lifestyle, Words

In today’s world of cell phones, laptops and cable television, it’s sometimes easy to forget Amherst’s past. Certainly, the Pioneer Valley remains an area dominated by a rural, agrarian lifestyle. A five-minute drive down...

Prestigious poet to visit Smith College

By Margaret Gaby

March 22, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Fine Arts, Words

The Smith College program for the Study of Women and Gender will hold a poetry reading tonight, recognizing the youth of New England’s excellence in the art of poetry. Tracy K. Smith, who helped judge the 4th annual Smith...

Poetic talent portrayed at Amherst Cinema

By Chelsea Whitton

October 20, 2009

Filed under Fine Arts

Amherst Cinema was center stage for three recognized poets last Thursday night. The event was presented by the University of Massachusetts Juniper Initiative for Arts and Action, the UMass Fine Arts Center and the Going Public...