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Writers Night Out

April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Writers Night out in April

Writers Night out in April Join us on Tuesday April 2, 6:00-8:00pm for Writers Night Out with featured writer Diana Whitney at Forbes Library.
No registration required. If you want to participate in Open Mic and read, please sign up by 5:50pm. Ten names will be randomly selected. Each reader will have five minutes. The second half of the evening showcases our Featured Reader.
Masks are not currently required for indoor events. Please wear a mask if you would like to exercise caution.
Hosted by Jacqueline Sheehan, Rick Paar and Beth Filson.
Sponsored by Valley Home Improvement.

Diana Whitney book coverDiana Whitney writes across genres with a focus on feminism, motherhood, and sexuality. She is the editor of the bestselling anthology You Don’t Have to Be Everything: Poems for Girls Becoming Themselves (2021), winner of the Claudia Lewis Award. Her essays, poetry, and criticism have appeared in the New York Times, Glamour, the Kenyon Review, Crab Orchard Review, and elsewhere. She has received numerous grants for her writing, including from the Sustainable Arts Foundation and the Vermont Arts Council. Her first book, Wanting It, won the Rubery Book Award in poetry. A feminist activist in her hometown and beyond, Diana lives in Vermont with her family and works as an editor and writing coach.


April 2
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Forbes Library
Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street
Northampton, 01060
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