Valley Readings Jan. 12-18

Friday, January 12, 2018

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


ARTSPACE: Slate Roof poets Richard Wollman andJanet MacFadyen read from their work Tuesday at 8:30 p.m.; the reading will be preceded by an open mic at 7:15 p.m. At the arts venue, 9 Mill St., Greenfield.

FORBES LIBRARY: As part of “The Modern Real and Surreal: Writers and Artists in Our Age” series, poets Lesléa Newman, Joy Ladin, and Gail Thomas read from their work Wednesday at 7 p.m. The event is titled “Midwinter Fire: Poetry of Midlife.” At the library, 20 West St., Northampton. 587-1011.

GOODWIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY: Alice Shane reads from her psychological crime novel “Bad Dad” Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at the library, 50 Middle St., Hadley. 584-7451.

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.