Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Celebrate National Poetry Month @ NCC!

April is National Poetry Month, an event that we look forward to every year at Northampton Community College. Join in the festivities tomorrow (April 15) -- Len Roberts Poetry Day -- when we honor the memory of former NCC English professor and poet Len Roberts. You may recognize Professor Roberts from the sculpture located in the main campus Library (near the New Books section), which was installed in 2008.

This year, Len Roberts Poetry Day will feature a visit by the internationally recognized poet and novelist Marge Piercy, who will read from her work. If you're interested in familiarizing yourself with Piercy's writing, be sure to check out some of her books from the NCC Libraries. The following titles will be featured in the National Poetry Month book display at the main campus Library.

Sex Wars
PS 3566 .I4 S49 2006
Also available in New Books section at Monroe

Going Down Fast
PS 3566 .I4 G6 1984

Braided Lives: A Novel
PS 3566 .I4 B68 1982

Dance the Eagle to Sleep
PS 3566 .I4 D3 1982

Breaking Camp: Poems
PS 3566 .I4 B7

Gone to Soldiers: A Novel
PS 3566 .I4 G66 1988

The Crooked Inheritance: Poems
PS 3566 .I4 C76 2009
Also available in New Books section at Monroe

Don't forget to sample our literature databases, which include author information, summaries of stories and poems, and literary criticism.
Literature Criticism Online
Literature Resource Center
MagillOnLiterature

Photo credit:
"Marge Piercy." Online photograph. Literature Resource Center. Web. 7 Apr. 2009. https://libprox.northampton.edu/login?url=http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ncc_paul?db=LitRCGALERN1450001635.

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