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.

Fall 2021 Schedule

Please note the change from our catalog: all readings will take place online via Zoom on Mondays at 7:15pm. Admission is $3. Registration form below.

October 25

Cammy Thomas reads from her new book, Tremors, with Joan Houlihan, author of It Isn't a Ghost If It Lives in Your Chest

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November 1

Angie Estes, whose latest book is Parole, reads with Maureen McLane, author of More Anon: Selected Poems

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November 15

Peter Campion reads from his new poetry collection, One Summer Evening at the Falls, with Atsuro Riley, whose new collection is Heard-Hoard

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November 22

John Skoyles reads from his new book, Yes and No, with Pablo Medina, author of The Foreigner's Song: New & Selected Poems

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November 29

Sandra Lim reads from her new collection, The Curious Thing, with Noah Warren, author of The Complete Stories

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December 6

George Kalogeris reads from his new poetry collection, Winthropos, with Chard DeNiord, whose latest collection is In My Unknowing

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Reading Spotlight

March 1, 2021- Natalie Shapero and Rebecca Morgan Frank

About The Blacksmith House Poetry Series

The series is named after the Blacksmith House at 56 Brattle Street, site of the village smithy and spreading chestnut tree of Longfellow’s 1839 poem "The Village Blacksmith."

Andrea Cohen, Director
Ron Spalletta & Daniel Grover, Assistants to the Director
Gail Mazur, Founding Director

Blacksmith House Poetry Series is supported by: