Literary Events in the Berkshires–March, 2010


Thursday, March 4, 2010, at 7:00 pm at Mocha Maya’s, 47 Bridge Street, Shelburne Falls, MA.

As part of the ongoing Collected Poets series, Deborah Bernhardt and Joan Houlihan will read work from their books as well as new poems. ($2-5 sliding scale.)

For questions, additional information, or directions call (413) 625-6292 or visit the website at:

Deborah Bernhardt

Deborah Bernhardt

Joan Houlihan

Joan Houlihan


Tuesday, March 9, 6:00 pm at the North Adams Public Library, 74 Church Street, North Adams, MA.

The Happy Bookers book discussion group will meet to discuss The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.  All Welcome.

For questions or additional information call (413) 662-3133, or visit the website at:


Saturday, March 13, 2010, 7-9 pm, at Papyri Books, 45 Eagle Street, North Adams, MA.

WordPlay@PapyriBooks begins with a 45 minute reading by a featured local writer, followed by a brief intermission with refreshments, then the WordPlay Open Mic.  This month Frank Merrigan and Terry Flynn will be featured.

For more information call 413-662-2099, e-mail, or visit Papyri Books is open Tuesday-Saturday noon-6 p.m. and is handicapped accessible.

Sunday, March 14, 2010, 3 pm at  Stephentown Memorial Library, Route 43 Main St., Stephentown, NY

Words from the Hills offers a roundtable for sharing poetry, short stories, narratives, histories, or even something from a blog. The words may be your own, or by a writer whose words have been important to you.

For questions, contact: Howard Kogan at:

Wednesday, March 24, 7:30 pm, Wednesday Night Writer’s Group will meet at the Freightyard Pub Annex (upstairs small conference room) at Heritage State Park, North Adams, MA.

Share your work with local writers in this welcoming, community-based workshop. Members submit their writing and receive peer feedback on a rotating basis. FREE. Open to writers of all levels and styles.

For more information contact Michelle at:



Leanne Ryan’s flash fiction story Anything You Want is at:

Ien Nivens reviews independently published fantasy fiction at:

2010 Subscription Series. 9 books for $99! With a Tupelo Press subscription, you’ll receive a year of poetry books, delivered to your door. These subscriptions function like the “community-supported agriculture” memberships many organic farms are now offering to strengthen their relationships with customers and to stabilize finances. We ask our subscribers to give us money in advance, during our production process, and in return we’ll send nine books, postage pre-paid, which will wing their way directly to you over the course of the year.

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