Highlights from 30 Poems in November: 2017
Co-Chairs Abby & Elsa engaged 70 writers to write and raise for Center for New Americans
Writers raised over $37,000 for Center for New Americans' English classes and literacy programs
Local businesses signed on as sponsors: Paul & Elizabeth's, Sasson Turnbull Ryan & Hoose, Broadside Bookshop, Cambridge College, Wohl Family Dentistry, The Jones Group Realtors
Teachers introduced poetry in class; Linda's Northampton class joined Bill Newman on his radio show. Tamara's Greenfield class wrote an acrostic poem.
The Reading hosted by Smith College was well attended by writers and their friends and family.
Some Center for New Americans students also read their poems.
Holyoke Community College studentsguided by Instructor Jenny Abeles made a video of students reading their poems in class.
An anthology of writers' poems has just been published by Levellers Press with cover art donated by Nancy Haver.