June 2, 2016: Amherst Art Walk and Poetry Night

The Emily Dickinson Museum participates in the Amherst Art Walk on first Thursdays monthly from 5-8PM. Each month enjoy a one-night-only art exhibit, a poetry open mic, and featured readers. The Art Walk is just one way the Museum is bringing local contemporary talent into Emily Dickinson’s creative space. All events are free and open to the public.

Event Schedule
5:00-8:00pm  Art in the Homestead  by photographer, Michael Medeiros
5:00-6:00pm  Poetry Open Mic sign-ups  
6:00pm  Poetry Open Mic

Featured readers following open mic: Halie Theoharides and Ann Ward

Halie Theoharides

Halie Theoharides is the author of the chapbook Into the Leaf Gloom (Factory Hollow 2015), and Final Rose, forthcoming from Mount Analogue press. She is the managing editor of jubilat and a co-illustrator of the Emily Dickinson Tarot Deck. She can be found here: thenightgown.tumblr.com

Ann Ward

Ann Ward is Senior Poetry Editor of Cosmonauts Avenue and Co-Curator of Springhouse Magazine. For 8 years she helped run the Summer Literary Seminars in Kenya, Lithuania, and Montreal. Her work has appeared most recently in Washington Square Review, GlitterMob, Stroboscope, Matrix Magazine, and CV2. Originally from Kingston, Ontario, Ann is currently an MFA candidate in fiction at UMass Amherst.