Upcoming Events






Black Writers Read:  Juneteenth, One Year Later

Saturday, June 19, 2021

6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT

Live Broadcast via Facebook and YouTube

On Friday, June 19, 2020, Valley Society hosted an over 3-hour virtual

event, convening 16 Black writers from across the country to share their work.

Seeing the need to sustain this platform, we launched the series, Black Writers Read.

Join us, one year later in celebration of Juneteenth, to hear from members of Valley Society and past Black Writers Read guests reflect on the year in Black culture, literary arts, and existence.  Past guests joining us include young adult fiction author, Kaija Langley, and memorist and essayist, Shannon Luders-Manuel.  Members of Valley Society will read excerpts from work written over the past year.

Phosphorescence Poetry Reading featuring Gail Thomas, Nicole M. Young and Amina Jordan-Mendez

Thursday, June 24

6 p.m. ET, Virtual

Click HERE to Register!

Produced by the Emily Dickinson Museum, the Phosphorescence Poetry Reading Series celebrates contemporary creativity that echoes Dickinson’s own revolutionary poetic voice. The Series features established and emerging poets whose work and backgrounds represent the diversity of the flourishing contemporary poetry scene. 

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