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Gail Thomas reading at Forbes Library
March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Gail Thomas will be reading for Straw Dog Writers on Tuesday, March 7, 7-9pm at Forbes Library for Writers Night Out. NOTE: WNO has moved to Forbes Library at 20 West St, Northampton, MA for this March event. Parking is available at the library. No registration required.
Gail Thomas has published five books in addition to her Perugia book Finding the Bear, most recently Trail of Roots and Leaving Paradise. Her poems have been widely published in journals and anthologies. Among her awards are the Charlotte Mew Prize from Headmistress Press, the Narrative Poetry Prize from Naugatuck River Review, the Massachusetts Center for the Book’s “Must Read”, the Quartet Journal’s Editor’s Choice Prize, and Seven Kitchen Press’s chapbook award. She has been a fellow at the MacDowell Colony and Ucross, and several poems have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. She teaches poetry with Pioneer Valley Writers’ Workshops, visits schools and libraries with her therapy dog, and works with immigrant and refugee communities in Western Massachusetts.