Literary Events in the Berskshires–July 2010

Thursday, July 1, 2010, at 7:00 pm at Mocha Maya’s, 47 Bridge Street, Shelburne Falls, MA.

Poets Kristin Bock and Lee Sharkey will read work from their books as well as new poems. ($2-5 sliding scale.)

Kristin Bock

Kristin Bock

Lee Sharkey

Lee Sharkey

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


Tuesday, July 8, 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 Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Adichie.  All Welcome.

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


Saturday, July 10, 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 Howard Cruse will read from “Stuck Rubber Baby” 15th anniversary edition, and “From Headrack to Claude: Collected Gay Comix”.

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, July 11, 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:




Ien Nivens reviews A.S. King’s The Dust of 100 Dogs at Berkshire Fine Arts


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.

For more information, visit: or email or call 413-664-9611.

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