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Issue 18 Launch and Reading

We’d love for you to join us in Amherst to celebrate the launch of Issue 18. The Common‘s student interns will be reading briefly from their favorite pieces in the new issue, and seniors will read from their own writing as well. There will be wine, cheese, and great conversation.

Friday, November 1, 5 p.m.
Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Frost Library
Amherst College

Intern reading and Issue 18 cover

Come toast the latest place-based stories, essays, poems and artwork! We’ll be gathering in Frost Library’s beautiful Center for Humanistic Inquiry, on the Amherst College campus. This event is free and open to the public; bring your family and friends! You can also invite other lit lovers via our Facebook event page.

[Pre-order Issue 18 here.]

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Issue 14 Launch in Brooklyn

WORD Brooklyn reading issue 14 2017

Join Issue 14 contributors Josephine Rowe, Mik Awake, and Maria Terrone to celebrate the launch of The Common‘s fall issue. RSVP to our Facebook event here!

Thursday, November 2
7pm
WORD Brooklyn
126 Franklin Street

 

 

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Issue 09 Launch Party at High Horse Bar

Event Date: 
Thursday, April 23, 2015 – 5:30pm7:30pm
Location: 
High Horse Bar, Amherst, MA

 

 

Celebrate the launch of Issue 09 with a night of local literature trivia at the High Horse (upstairs) in Amherst, MA! Bring your friends and win summer-inspired prizes!

Featuring readings by Issue 09 contributor Edie Meidav and Issue 08 contributor Jonathan Gerhardson at 7pm.

Join our Facebook Event here!

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07 Launch Party

Event Date: 
Sunday, May 11, 2014 – 4:00pm7:00pm
Location: 
Alumni House at Amherst College
Celebrate the launch of Issue 07!
Join us for a spring fete of live literature and music featuring contributors Nalini Jones and Jeff Parker. Pre-order your copy of Issue 07 here.
For more information, read the press release here.
Location:
Alumni House at Amherst College
99 Churchill St
Amherst, MA
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Coney Island Pilgrims Launch Party

Event Date: 
Friday, September 27, 2013 – 5:00pm
Location: 
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.

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Issue 04 Launch Party

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 29, 2012 – 7:00pm

Celebrate the release of 04 with poetry editor John Hennessy, contributors, and special guests, including Richard Wilbur, the subject of Robert Bagg‘s “The Poet in Rome,” and South African literature expert Stephen Clingman, who will introduce the issue’s anthology of South African poetry. Held at Amherst Books in Amherst, MA

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Issue 03 Launch Party at Amherst College

Event Date: 
Friday, April 27, 2012 – 7:00pm
Location: 
Alumni House, Amherst College

Come celebrate the release of Issue 03! Join us at Amherst College’s Alumni House on April 27 for drinks and music. Featuring readers Susan Stinson and Brad Leithauser. The event, which is free and open to the public, starts at 7:00 p.m. Click here for a map of the Amherst College campus.

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Issue 02 Launch Party

Event Date: 
Friday, October 28, 2011 – 7:00pm10:00pm
Location: 
Brookline Booksmith

Join us at Brookline Booksmith for readings by three contributors — Daniel Tobin, Katia Kapovich, and Philip Nikolayev — conversations about the works, and a party to celebrate the release of Issue 02.

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Boston Launch Event

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 – 7:00pm
Location: 
Porter Square Books

We’re celebrating the release of Issue 01 in Boston! Join us if you’re in the area on June 8th at Porter Square Books (Cambridge, MA) for readings by Ilan Stavans and Sabina Murray. The event starts at 7PM and is free & open to the public. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, please visit here.

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