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Late Fall- Early Winter 2017 Schedule

October 16 | Tickets
John Skoyles reads from Suddenly It’s Evening: Selected Poems, with Matthew Olzmann, author of Contradictions in the Design.

October 23 | Tickets
Stuart Dischell reads from his new poetry collection, Children with Enemies, with Kelle Groom, whose new book is Spill.

October 30 | Tickets
Dennis Nurkse reads poems from A Night in Brooklyn, with Karl Kirchwey, whose new collection is Stumbling Blocks: Roman Poems.

November 6 | Tickets
David Daniel reads from his new collection, Ornaments, with Jenny Johnson, author of In Full Velvet.

November 20 | Tickets
Jennifer Tseng reads from Not so dear Jenny, with Brionne Janae, whose debut poetry collection is After Jubilee.

December 4 | Tickets
Dara Weir reads from her latest poetry collection, In the Still of the Night.

December 11 | Tickets
Christina Pugh reads from her most recent poetry collection, Perception, with Lillian-Yvonne Bertram, author of Personal Science.


About the Blacksmith House Poetry Series

Founded in 1973, the award-winning Blacksmith House Poetry Series brings established and emerging writers of poetry and fiction to Harvard Square. The series is sponsored by the Cambridge Center for Adult Education and holds readings at the Blacksmith House, site of the village smithy and spreading chestnut tree of Longfellow’s 1839 poem "The Village Blacksmith."

  • Andrea Cohen, Director
  • Ron Spalletta & Sarah Ehrich, Assistants to the Director
  • Gail Mazur, Founding Director

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