Valley Readings April 21-27

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The following author appearances, readings and book events are planned for the coming week in the Valley: 

MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE: U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren talks about her new book, "This Fight Is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America's Middle Class," Friday at 7 p.m. in Chapin Auditorium, and Amy Goodman reads from her new book, "Democracy Now! Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America," Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in Gamble Auditorium, both at the college in South Hadley.

ODYSSEY BOOKSHOP: Jessica Shattuck reads from her new novel, “The Women in the Castle,” Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the bookstore, in the Village Commons, 9 College St., South Hadley. 534-7307

PELHAM LIBRARY: Pelham Teen Poetry Night takes place Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. Read an original work or one by your favorite poet, at the library, 2 South Valley Road, Pelham. 253-0657

ST. JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH: Tom Zink reads from his memoir, “Seasoned: A Memoir of Grief and Grace,” Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the church,  48 Elm St., Northampton. 

SMITH COLLEGE: Poet Robert Pinsky reads from his work Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in Wright Hall Auditorium at the college in Northampton.

SOUTH HADLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY: Author Presentations by Susan LaRosa (“Zevenbergen”), Enid Sichel (“John Milton is Dead”) and Haven Williams (“Perforated Fiber”) take place Wednesday at 6;30 p.m. at the library, 2 Canal St., South Hadley. 538-5045 

THE YIDDISH BOOK CENTER: Writer and Amherst College professor Ilan Stavans will speak about "Anti-Semitism: The New American Reality” Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the center, 1021 West St, Amherst. 256-4900 ($5 fee)

WORLD WAR II CLUB: Northampton Poetry holds an open mic Tuesday, 8 p.m. at the club, 50 Conz St., Northampton. $4 admission, $3 students. northamptonpoetry.com