Amherst Poetry Festival

Event Date:
Saturday, September 20, 2014 – 10:00am5:00pm
Location: 
Sweetser Park, Amherst, MA
Celebrate verse with The Common at the Amherst Poetry Festival. We’ll have a booth at Sweetser Park from 10am–5pm with poetry listening stations, a raffle contest, and baked goodies from Whole Foods. From 2:00–2:30pm, we’ll take the Sweetser Park Stage to read poetry from Issue 07. The festival also features live readings, conversations, the Emily Dickinson Poetry Marathon, and a special edition of NerdNite Noho. Click here for more details.
Amherst Poetry Festival

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