Commonwealth Reading Series

The Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) is honored to present fellows and finalists from MCC’s Artist Fellowship Program in the 2013 Commonwealth Reading Series.

Every two years, MCC awards grants to some of the most exciting and talented writers and poets in the Commonwealth. Since its inception nearly 40 years ago, the fellowship has been awarded to many writers who have risen to national and international prominence.

Come hear recent literary fellows and finalists read their work as part of a statewide series. All events are free and open to the public.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 7 PM
Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Road, Newton MA
Kathleen Crowley
Lisa Gruenberg
Marsha Pomerantz
Catherine Stearns
Jonathan Weinert

Sunday, April 7, 2013, 4 PM
Gulu-Gulu Café, 247 Essex Street, Salem MA
Carrie Bennett
Perry Glasser
Bud Jennings
Michelle Lanzoni
Rodney Wittwer

Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 7 PM
American Antiquarian Society, 185 Salisbury Street, Worcester MA
Kathryn Burak
Danielle Legros Georges
Holly Guran
Caitlin O’Neil

Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 7 PM
Forbes Library, 20 West Street, Northampton, MA
Amy Dryansky
James Heflin
D.K. McCutchen
Patricia Stacey
Julie Wu

Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 7 PM
Cambridge Public Library, Main Branch, 449 Broadway, Cambridge MA
Martin Edmunds
Tien-Yi Lee
Daniela Petrova
Mary O’Donoghue
Lynne Potts

Read bios of the participating poets and writers. Questions? Contact MCC’s Artist Department.

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