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September 16, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Jones Library Amherst Room
43 Amity Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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Two Amherst Poets: A Reading

Saturday, September 16, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Amherst poets Mary Ellen Shaughan and Gerald Yelle will read from their recently published books.

About the Poets:
Mary Ellen Shaughan is a native Iowan who has made her home in Amherst for nearly 45 years. She is a member of the Florence Poets Society, and is an annual participant in 30 Poems in November!, a program that benefits Center for New Americans. Her poetry has appeared in numerous literary journals, both print and online, and her first book of poetry, Home Grown, was published this spring.

Gerald Yelle’s books are The Holyoke Diaries (Future Cycle Press), Evolution for the Hell of It (Red Dashboard Press), Mark My Word and the New World Order (The Pedestrian Press), and Restaurant in Walking Distance and Everything (Cawing Crow Press). He teaches high school English and is a member of the Florence (MA) Poets Society.

Free and open to the public.