The following author appearances, readings and book events are planned for the coming week in the Valley:
AMHERST COLLEGE: “The Gorgeous Nothings: Emily Dickinson’s Envelope-Poems” — Jen Bervin and Marta Werner discuss their new limited edition portfolio today, 2 p.m., Robert Frost Library, at the college. emilydickinsonmuseum.org/events.
AMHERST WOMAN’S CLUB: “The Gorgeous Nothings: Emily Dickinson’s Envelope-Poems” Workshop Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, at the club, Triangle St., Amherst (preregistration required). emilydickinsonmuseum.org/events.
A.P.E. GALLERY: Perugia Press 16-Year Anniversary Poetry Readings — Next Friday, 7:30 p.m., at the gallery, 126 Main St., Northampton. Amanda Auchter, 2012 Perugia Press Prize winner; Maya Janson; Eleanor Wilner. perugiapress.com
HINGE: Poetry Open Mic Tuesdays, 8 p.m., 48 Main St., Northampton. Sign up at 7 p.m. northamptonpoetry.com
JONES LIBRARY: Amherst Writers & Artists hosts readings by the winner and three finalists of the Pat Schneider Poetry Contest Saturday, 2 p.m., at the library, 43 Amity St., Amherst. Reading will also feature release of the 27th issue of Peregrine. 259-3090.
MOCHA MAYA’S COFFEE HOUSE: Poets Amanda Auchter and Andrea Cohen read from their work Thursday, 7 p.m., at the coffee house, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. Part of the Collected Poets Series. $2-$5 donation. 625-6292.
MUNSON LIBRARY: Amherst Writers & Artists hosts a reading by Maureen Buchanan Jones from her new poetry collection, “Blessed Are the Menial Chores,” Sunday, 2 p.m., at the library, 1046 South East St., South Amherst.
ODYSSEY BOOKSHOP: Anna Bozena Bowen reads from her new novel, “Hattie,” Thursday, 7 p.m., at the bookstore, located in the Village Commons, 9 College St., South Hadley. 534-7307.
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS: Poet Alice Oswald reads Tuesday, 8 p.m., University Club, UMass campus, Amherst. Part of the Visiting Writers Series.
WILLISTON NORTHAMPTON SCHOOL: Williston Writers Workshop Series — Caldecott-winning author Mo Willems speaks Thursday, 7 p.m., Reed Campus Center, at the school, 19 Payson Ave., Easthampton. 529-3000.