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Writers Night Out in May

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Writers Night out at Forbes with Doug Anderson

Writers Night out at Forbes with Doug AndersonJoin Straw Dog Writers Guild on Tuesday May 7, 6:00-8:00pm for Writers Night Out with featured writer Doug Anderson 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.

Doug Anderson book coverDoug Anderson has published four books of poetry. The Moon Reflected Fire won the Kate Tufts Discovery Award and Blues for Unemployed Secret Police a grant from the Academy of American Poets. He has been awarded grants and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and has received two Pushcart Prizes. His most recent books are Horse Medicine from Barrow Street, and Undress, She Said from Four Way Books. His fifth book, The Wind Made a Harp of the Pines, is forthcoming from Nine Mile. His poems have appeared in the Virginia Quarterly Review, the Massachusetts Review, Field, Prairie Schooner, Ploughshares, and many other literary magazines. He has written plays and fiction and published numerous critical pieces in the New York Times Book Review, the Boston Globe, and the London Times Literary Supplement. He is a photographer and teacher and lives in Ashfield, Massachusetts.


May 7
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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