Coney Island Pilgrims Launch Party

Event Date: 
Friday, September 27, 2013 – 5:00pm
Amherst Books
Join poetry editor for The Common John Hennessy in celebrating the publication of his new collection of poetry, Coney Island Pilgrms.

Hennessy, who teaches at the University of Massachusetts, is author of the previous collection of poetry, _Bridge & Tunnel_.   His poems have appeared in many journals & anthologies, including Best American Poetry 2013, The Believer, Poetry, Harvard Review, The New Republic, The Huffington Post, & The Yale Review.

Coney Island Pilgrims Launch Party

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