Reading Series

Nightly readings by two or three faculty and guest poets & writers give participants an opportunity to hear guest writers read and discuss their work.

Readings begin each night at 7:30 pm in the Old Chapel on UMass Amherst campus and are followed by book signings. Our local independent bookstore, Amherst Books, sells books by all of our guest writers and staff throughout the week.

Sunday, June 17, 2019:

Mitchell S. Jackson

Khadijah Queen

Monday, June 18, 2019:

Dara Wier

Joy Williams

Tuesday, June 19, 2019:

Ross Gay

Jordy Rosenberg

Wednesday, June 20, 2019:

Jaquira Díaz

Safiya Sinclair

Bianca Stone

Thursday, June 21, 2019:


LeAnne Howe

Friday, June 22, 2019:

Noy Holland

Ocean Vuong