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Literary Scavenger Hunt
Wednesday, April 1 - Thursday, April 30, 
Downtown Amherst
April 1 through 30, Downtown Amherst, Free and open to the public Great fun for families with young children. Join in a literary scavenger hunt that happens throughout the entire month of April at sekected downtown Amherst businesses

 
New Writers Reading
Thursday, April 2, 7:00 pm
Wünderarts Gallery
Come hear some of our young award-winning authors read from their new books. Featuring Chris Bachelder, Elizabeth Hughey, Jedediah Berry, Lisa Olstein. Refreshments provided by Portabella Catering.

 
Luminary Writer- Martín Espada
Wednesday, April 15, 7:00 pm
Amherst Cinema
Amherst's own luminary writer Martín Espada will read from recent work. Called "the Latino poet of his generation" and "the Pablo Neruda of North American authors," Martín Espada has published sixteen books in all as a poet, editor, essayist and translator, including two collections of poems last year.

 
Independent Journal and Book Fair Opening Reception & Juniper Festival Launch
Friday, April 24 from 6-8pm and Saturday, April 25 from 12:30 to 8pm, 
Fine Arts Center Lobby
A celebration of Massachusetts Review's 50th birthday and showcase of local, regional, and national independent journals and presses as part of Amherst's anniversary literary series. The opening of the journal and press fair will launch two days of events including readings, roundtables and an exhibition of Massachusetts Review covers in the University Museum of Contemporary Art .

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