Event updates, book reviews, and assorted book-related thoughts from the staff (and guests!) of the Odyssey Bookshop, a locally- and family- owned/operated independent bookshop in the agricultural and sometimes weird Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts.
Sunday, April 4, 2010
MECA Poetry Reading
The Odyssey Bookshop kicked of April's National Poetry Month a little early this year.
On March 26, 2010, eleven poets, including local poet Martin Espada, read poems to raise funds and awareness about the current plight of the people, children especially, who suffering a collective political punishment in Gaza. That evening,Moving Towards Homewill be raising funds for the Middle East Children's Alliance. The Odyssey was proud to host Moving Toward Home: A reading for Gaza: a Benefit for the Middle East Children's Alliance.