The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Visiting Writers Series Welcomes Jordy Rosenberg


WHAT: Reading by Jordy Rosenberg
WHEN: Thursday, February 7, 8:00PM
WHERE: Old Chapel, Umass Amherst, 144 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 

The University of Massachusetts Amherst MFA for Poets and Writers presents a reading by novelist Jordy Rosenberg on Thursday, February 7th at 8pm in Old Chapel.

Jordy Rosenberg is the author of Confessions of the Fox, a New York Times Editor's Choice selection and longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. He is a professor of 18th-Century Literature, Gender and Sexuality Studies + Critical Theory at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Jess Arndt says of Rosenberg's novel, "It takes a big cauldron of hope to make a book like this, and we need cauldrons of hope right now and always.”


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This reading is free, accessible, and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase from Amherst Books.

To learn more about upcoming events in the Visiting Writers Series, visit our website.


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