7th Annual Author Showcase

Join Straw Dog Writers Guild and Forbes Library for an online Author Showcase on Wednesday, September 8 at 6:30pm Brief readings from new books by members of Straw Dog Writers Guild: Dusty J. Miller, Eileen P. Kennedy, Howie Faerstein, Kathryn Holzman, Meg Thacher, Jane McPhetres Johnson, Celia Jeffries, Rebecca Hart Olander., J.A. McIntosh, Lesléa Newman,

Tribute to Lesléa Newman

Friends, this is the final post of the Pandemic Poetry & Prose Project (PP&PP). We thank everyone for participating in the Project – all those who submitted, those whose pieces were published, those who read the posts every day, and those who worked behind the scenes to make it happen. Particularly, we would like to Read More

THE VISIT by Lesléa Newman

Lesléa Newman’s poetry books include Still Life With Buddy; October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard (novel-in-verse); I Carry My Mother, and I Wish My Father (forthcoming, January 2021). A past National Endowment for the Arts Poetry Fellow and former Northampton Poet Laureate, she lives in Hampden county. (Leslea is the person who had the Read More