Upcoming Events

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Phosphorescence Poetry Reading Series 2023

VIRTUAL PROGRAM - Hear from poets around the world as they read their work and discuss what poetry and Dickinson mean to them ...
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Garden Days 2023
Friday, June 2 & Saturday, June 3

IN-PERSON PROGRAM - Join a group of fellow volunteers to aid in the cultivation and growth of the historic Dickinson family landscape ...
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Phosphorescence Poetry Reading Series
Thursday, June 22, 6pm ET

VIRTUAL PROGRAM - Phosphorescence June 2023 featured poets: Ocean Vuong, Joseph Fritsch, and Yanyi ...

Tell It Slant Poetry Festival 2023

The annual Tell It Slant Poetry Festival is an event with international reach that celebrates Emily Dickinson’s poetic legacy and the contemporary creativity she and her work continues to inspire from ...
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Emily Dickinson International Society
Annual Meeting
July 21-23, 2023

IN-PERSON PROGRAM - the Emily Dickinson International Society (EDIS) returns to Amherst! ...
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Studio Sessions

Spend a “sweet hour” in Emily Dickinson’s creative space where she penned her startling poetry and honed her revolutionary voice ...