Viking Runestone Literary Magazine Celebration

Forbes Library Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street, Northampton, 01060

You are invited to join us for a celebration of artists and writers from Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School. We are excited to announce the launch of The Viking Runestone, Spring 2024 Volume 6 at Forbes Library, Thursday, April 11 at 6:30pm in the Coolidge Room. Straw Dog Writers Guild is proud to collaborate Read More

Writers Night Out

Forbes Library Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street, Northampton, 01060

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 Read More

Writers Night Out

Forbes Library Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street, Northampton, 01060

Join us on Tuesday March 5, 6:00-8:00pm for Writers Night Out with featured writer Chaya Grossberg 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 Read More

Writers Night Out in February

Forbes Library Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street, Northampton, 01060

Join us on Tuesday February 6, 6:00-8:00pm for Writers Night Out with featured writer Alexis Johnson at Forbes Library. In addition to reading from Playing With A Full Deck, she'll also read from her new books Dancing with Words and I Wanted to Write a Book but Forgot What I Wanted to Say. No registration Read More

Writers Night Out in January

Forbes Library Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street, Northampton, 01060

WNO CANCELLED! Due to inclement weather SDWG is cancelling Writers Night Out for this evening. Stay home. Stay safe. We will reschedule Cherryl Jensen for another month. Cherryl Jensen grew up among the cornfields of Eastern Iowa, and has lived across the country from Washington on the West Coast to New Hampshire and Massachusetts in Read More

Writers Night Out in December

Forbes Library Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street, Northampton, 01060

Join us on Tuesday, December 5, 6:00-8:00pm for Writers Night Out with featured writer Carolyn A. Cushing 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 Read More

Writers Night Out in November

Forbes Library Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street, Northampton, 01060

Join us on Tuesday, November 7, 6:00-8:00pm for Writers Night Out with featured writer Richard Michelson 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 Read More

Writers Night Out in October

Forbes Library Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street, Northampton, 01060

Join us on Tuesday, October 3, 6:00-8:00pm for Writers Night Out with featured writer Joan Livingston 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 Read More

Writers Night Out in September

Forbes Library Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street, Northampton, 01060

Join us on Tuesday, September 5 , 6:00-8:00pm for Writers Night Out with featured writer Howie Faerstein 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 Read More

Writers Night Out in August

Forbes Library Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street, Northampton, 01060

Join us on Tuesday, August 1, 6:00-8:00pm for Writers Night Out with featured writer D.K. McCutchen 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 Read More

Writers Night Out in July

Forbes Library Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street, Northampton, 01060

Join us on Tuesday, July 11, 6:00-8:00pm for Writers Night Out with featured writer  Anne Pinkerton at Forbes Library. NOTE the date change due to the July 4 holiday. 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 Read More

Writers Night Out in June

Forbes Library Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street, Northampton, 01060

Join us on Tuesday, June 6, 6:00-8:00pm for Writers Night Out with featured writer Shanta Lee Gander 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 Read More

Writers Night Out in May

Forbes Library Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street, Northampton, 01060

Join us on Tuesday, May 2, 6:00-8:00pm for Writers Night Out with featured writer Simon Hunt  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 Read More

Viking Runestone Literary Magazine Launch

Forbes Library Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street, Northampton, 01060

You are invited to join us for a celebration of artists and writers from Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School. We are excited to announce the launch of The Viking Runestone, Spring 2023 Volume 5 at Forbes Library, Thursday, April 27 at 6 pm. Straw Dog Writers Guild is proud to collaborate with the staff Read More

Writers Night Out April

Forbes Library Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street, Northampton, 01060

Join us on Tuesday, April 4, 6:00-8:00pm for Writers Night Out with featured writer Joshua Michael Stewart at our NEW HOME: 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 Read More

Writers Night Out March

Forbes Library Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street, Northampton, 01060

Join us on Tuesday, March 7, 7-9pm at Forbes Library for Writers Night Out with featured writer and poet Gail Thomas. NOTE: WNO has moved to Forbes Library at 20 West St, Northampton, MA for this March event. Parking is available at the library. No registration required. Bio: Gail Thomas has published six books, most Read More

Workshop: Anyone Can Write About Food

Forbes Library Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street, Northampton, 01060

In the beloved Pixar movie, Ratatouille’s muse, Chef Gusteau, has a motto: Anyone Can Cook! With this as our inspiration for food writing, we’ll learn about the genre, explore story types, identify comment elements, try our hand at writing and sharing food vignettes, and workshop food story pitches for publication. You’ll take home resources and Read More

Straw Dog Writers Arrive at 5

Forbes Library Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street, Northampton, 01060

On Wednesday, November 2 at 5:00pm, Forbes Library and Straw Dog Writers Guild will host November's Arrive at 5 with the Northampton Chamber of Commerce. Be there to network and talk with Straw Dog members.

Calling Straw Dog Authors for the 9th Annual Author Showcase

Forbes Library Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street, Northampton, 01060

Calling Straw Dog authors with books published in the last year Straw Dog Writers Guild and Forbes Library invite Straw Dog Writers Guild members with a book published in 2022 to read as part of the 2023 annual Author Showcase. If interested in being part of the Showcase, please indicate your interest by emailing strawdogsubmission@gmail.com. Read More

6th Annual Author Showcase

Forbes Library Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street, Northampton, 01060

6th Annual Straw Dog Writers Guild Author Showcase Straw Dog Writers Guild is planning their Sixth Annual Author Showcase for new authors. The showcase features Straw Dog members with a new book published in the last two years.

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