Poetry reading by Anne Halley

1965

Anne Halley was for twenty-five years Poetry Editor of MR, had a long association with the English Department, and was author of three distinctive volumes of verse and many prize-winning stories, while enjoying a long career as a beloved teacher in the U.S. and abroad.

Pioneer Valley Politics in Electronic Dance Music

Pitchfork recently featured the Pioneer Valley in an article entitled, “The Next Generation of Western Massachusetts Indie Rock”, showcasing artists like Speedy Ortiz, And the […]

Salt and Bitter and Good

September 16, 1975

Cora Kaplan is visiting professor in the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary, University of London, and emerita professor of English at the University of Southampton. A feminist cultural critic with a focus on class and gender from the 19th century…

Valley Voices StorySlam: Love Struck

This events theme was Love Struck. A StorySlam is a competition based on the art of storytelling. It puts emphasis on content and performance, encouraging storytellers to focus on what they’re saying and how they’re saying it.

HARP Mural Controversy

J. Kyle Sullivan talks with artist David Flores about his mural for Street Level Sounds.

Valley Voices StorySlam: Lost in Translation

The theme this time is Lost in Translation. A StorySlam is a competition based on the art of storytelling. It puts emphasis on content and performance, encouraging storytellers to focus on what they’re saying and how they’re saying it. It is an exercise in crafting stories within a set time limit and it’s great entertainment.

Valley Voices StorySlam: Schooled

The theme this time was schooled. A StorySlam is a competition based on the art of storytelling. It puts emphasis on content and performance, encouraging storytellers to focus on what they’re saying and how they’re saying it. It is an exercise in crafting stories within a set time limit and it’s great entertainment.

Poetry reading by W.H. Auden

March 1969

Wystan Hugh Auden, who published as W. H. Auden, was an Anglo-American poet, born in England, later an American citizen, and is regarded by many critics as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.

Interview with Adrienne Rich

1986

Adrienne Rich was an American poet, essayist and feminist. She was called “one of the most widely read and influential poets of the second half of the 20th century”, and was credited with bringing “the oppression of women and lesbians to the forefront of poetic discourse.”