Resident Reading
Jul
25
6:30 pm18:30

Resident Reading

  • Arrowhead

Join us at Arrowhead to hear what our inaugural class of Mastheads residents got up to this July. John Babbott, Justin Boening, Greg Allendorf, Maria Pinto, and Mariam Rahmani will all read from their latest work.

Roundtable: Tess Chakkalakal
Jul
24
6:30 pm18:30

Roundtable: Tess Chakkalakal

  • Hotel on North

Professor Tess Chakkalakal of Bowdoin College speaks on local abolitionist circles and the importance of preserving physical ties to our literary past.

Roundtable: David L. Smith
Jul
17
6:30 pm18:30

Roundtable: David L. Smith

  • Hotel On North

We're honored to have Professor David L. Smith here to tell us more about writer, occasional poet, physician, institution-builder, and Pittsfield resident Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

WordXWordXTheMastheads
Jul
11
7:00 pm19:00

WordXWordXTheMastheads

  • Arrowhead

A poetry reading featuring ten poets who composed original poetry inspired by The Mastheads authors Hawthorne, Holmes, Longfellow, Melville, and Thoreau.

Roundtable: Jeffrey Lawrence
Jul
10
6:30 pm18:30

Roundtable: Jeffrey Lawrence

  • Hotel On North

Join us for our first EVER Mastheads Roundtable at Hotel on North. Professor Jeffrey Lawrence of Rutgers University tells us more about The Mastheads authors, followed by a discussion of Melville's "The Piazza." If you like, read "The Piazza" ahead of time!