Roundtable Discussion – Your Writing Practice: Pitfalls and Solutions

Join Straw Dog Writers Guild for a community-based roundtable discussion to share your best ideas and most stubborn blocks with fellow writers to gain insight into your writing process and community resources. This craft workshop with Michael Favala Goldman and Lindsay Rockwell will take place on Saturday, December 16, from 10:30am-12pm at Northampton Center for

Poetry Ritual 2023

On July 13 at 6:30pm join 15 poets from the Poetry Critique Meet-up for a group reading, hosted by Michael Favala Goldman. Each poet gets five minutes, for a varied and moving experience. Free. Request the zoom link by emailing

Writers Night Out December

Join us on Tuesday, December 6, 7-9pm at Big Bear Used Books & Café for Writers Night Out with featured writer Michael Favala Goldman. Big Bear Used Books & Café is located in the Keystone Building, 122 Pleasant Street, Easthampton, MA. There is ample parking right across the street. Food & beverage available for sale.

Writers Read Hilltowns October 2021

Join us for Writers Read / Hilltowns on Sunday, October 3 from 2-4pm. Our featured reader is Michael Favala Goldman. To attend, email Jane Roy Brown at for a link to the Zoom meeting. Bio: Michael Favala Goldman (b.1966) is a poet, jazz clarinetist and widely-published translator of Danish literature. Among his sixteen translated

Then and now by Michael Favala Goldman

Michael Favala Goldman is a widely-published translator of Danish literature and a jazz clarinetist. He leads poetry workshops at the Northampton Center for the Arts and is a member of Straw Dogs program committee. His new book of poetry is Who has time for this? Then and now Jørgen Stein by Jacob Paludan, 1945 Read More