Expresso Yourself @ the Historic Meetinghouse will return on Saturday, November 23, for Chasing the Light: A Night of Poetry and Spoken Word on Immigration Justice. Among the evening's guests will be host Betsy Johnson, Regie Gibson, Jamele Adams, Amy Mevorach, Thea Iberall and Ben Jackson. This past summer, Betsy Johnson, a local poet and storyteller,...Read more
By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter
On Tuesday afternoon, Steven Withrow visited the Wellesley Library to teach a small group of kids all about ways poets and authors play with language to describe things without using pictures. Withrow, a teacher, poet and author of “A Poem is a Chameleon,” came from Falmouth to teach...
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By Gail-Agnes Musikavanhu Hometown Weekly Correspondent Fifty-six years after Sylvia Plath's death on February 11, 1963, the town of Wellesley and its citizens have a number of initiatives underway to finally formally recognize the town's most famous resident. The Historical Commission, which erects plaques on homes built before 1919, is beginning a process of erecting virtual and actual...Read more
By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Thursday night, February 14, the Wellesley Library hosted former Brandeis professor, author of twelve nonfiction books, and poet Marguerite Bouvard, who read from her new book of poetry, “The Flame of Life.” There were many different subjects broached in the works she read. However, it was the plight of migrants...Read more