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Tuesday, July 04, 2006

More Amherst-based writers!!

Check out some of the latest, innovative fiction & poetry by Amherst-based writers:

John Edgar Wideman (one of the greatest authors writing in the English language; I highly recommend all of the books you will find when you click on his name above), Martín Espada (almost all of his work is excellent but I would recommend, "A Mayan Astronomer in Hell's Kitchen: Poems" and "Alabanza", James Tate ("Selected Poems" and "Return to the City of White Donkeys: Poems" are great!), and Dara Wier (check out, "Hat on a Pond")...

Please let me know about other Amherst-based authors as comments and I’ll post their links! Enjoy!


  • At 1:52 AM , Blogger filhodanoite said...

    Don't forget Emily Dickinson and Robert Frost! They might be ole timers but they were/are great! Thanks to the editor of this blog for getting this information out there!

  • At 6:37 PM , Blogger Amherst Life said...

    Good point! I'll include them in an "ole timer" posting!


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