Category Local events

Jenny Johnson reading – 11/6

Jenny Johnson will be reading as part of the Blacksmith House Poetry Series on Monday, November 6th, at 8PM! $3 admission tickets and more information can be found here. Blacksmith House: Spiegel Auditorium 56 Brattle Street Cambridge, MA 02138 Advertisements

Sonya Larson with Laura van den Berg and Heidi Pitlor – 10/26

Belmont Books (79 Leonard St. Belmont, MA 02478) will host Sonya Larson, whose work was selected for this year’s Best American Short Stories, in conversation with Laura van den Berg and Heidi Pitlor next Thursday, October 26th at 7 pm. Come celebrate a Wally in conversation with a (faculty) Wally at this Wally-owned bookstore! More info […]

Leslie Lawrence reading: Friday, 9/22

Leslie Lawrence will be reading with Robin Becker on Friday, 9/22, 3pm, at the Provincetown Public Library! Please see the flyer below. We hope New England Wallies in the area will be able to join. If you have a local event to share, send it our way:

Alumni Conference info

Hi everyone:   Here is a link to the‘s Conference packet:   Please visit the SCHOLARSHIP info if you might be interested, as the deadline to request same is not far off. Likewise, if you would like to spread out your payments by starting with a deposit, you’ll need to do so soon […]

Next reading: Wednesday, April 5

Dear Writers, Rose Auslander, Mary Bonina, Geoff Kronik, and Cammy Thomas will read at the Cambridge Boat House a week from tomorrow. Hope to see you all there. Also, in case you didn’t see this from the Alum conference organizer Peter Klank, here is the info for this summer’s conference: “SAVE THESE DATES! We’re happy […]

MassPoetry Fundraiser

Hi everyone, As I mentioned in my reading at the start of December, I’m a big Alan Feldman fan. He sent me the following info: MassPoetry is having a fundraiser on Monday night, January 30, 7:30 at the Huntington theater.   Tickets are $100, a tax deductible contribution. MassPoetry is the organization which runs the huge poetry festival in […]

Upcoming readings

On Monday, Dec. 5th, at 8PM, Lee Sharkey will be reading with Daniel Brown as part of the Blacksmith House Poetry Series. Address: 56 Brattle St., Cambridge And don’t forget: Wednesday, Dec. 7th, at 7PM, will be the next Unauthorized Eleanor Wilner Reading, featuring Lynette D’Amico, Susan Eisenberg, EJ Graff, Emily Wheeler, and Kevin Wheeler. […]

Mark your calendars

Hello Wallies! A round-up of upcoming Wally readings in our community: On Friday (TONIGHT!) Nov. 4th, at 7PM, there is a reading by authors included in the anthology “What It Means to be White in America” at Porter Square Books. Susan Sterling and at least one other Wally are included in the book. On Sunday, […]

Cammy Thomas and Daniel Tobin reading – 10/23

Please come and hear Wally poets Cammy Thomas and Daniel Tobin read this coming Sunday, October 23, upstairs at the Emerson Umbrella, 40 Stow St., downtown Concord, at 3 pm.  The event is co-sponsored by the Concord Poetry Center and the Concord Festival of Authors.  For more information, scroll to Poets With New Books at:

Michelle Gillett tribute: July 21

Please join us in honoring the memory of Michelle Gillett at this reading and tribute.