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The Poetry Center

A group of students studying poetry

Founded in 1997, The Poetry Center’s core mission is to bring poets of national and international stature to campus to inspire students and the Smith community. All events are free and open to the public.

Current Season

I hope you’ll join us for these readings during our fall 2019 season, which offers a stellar line-up of inspiring poets. As always, we’re incredibly grateful for the generous gifts from our donors that allow us to bring these wonderful writers to the Smith College campus.—Matt Donovan

Featured Events

Featured Event
Nov
5

Camille Dungy

  • Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall, 7:30 p.m.
  • Free and open to the public.

Nov
19

Lee Ann Roripaugh

  • Campus Center Carroll Room, 7:30 p.m.
  • Free and open to the public.


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Support Our Programming

Every gift helps, whether to fund a visit by a far-flung poet or to support our outreach activities, video and library collection or student staff. Donate online or make checks payable to Smith College and mail to the Smith College Poetry Center, c/o Gift Accounting, Stoddard Annex, 23 Elm Street, Northampton, MA 01063. Thank you for your generous support!

 

Contact

The Poetry Center
Wright Hall 102
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063
Phone: 413-585-4891
Fax: 413-585-3339

Director: Matt Donovan
Administrative Assistant: 
Jennifer Blackburn