jubilat / Jones Poetry Series

This series showcases established and emerging poets in a number of readings each year. All events are free and open to the public.

Next Event


Sunday, March 5, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

An informal Q & A session will follow the reading.

Featured Poets


  • Alan Felsenthal
  • Rachel B. Glaser 

About the Poets


  • Alan Felsenthal runs a small press called The Song Cave. With Ben Estes, he edited A Dark Dreambox of Another Kind: The Poems of Alfred Starr Hamilton. His writing has appeared in BOMB, The Brooklyn Rail, Critical Quarterly, Fence, jubilat, and Harper’s. His first collection of poems, Lowly, will be released in 2017 by Ugly Duckling Presse.
  • Rachel B. Glaser is the author of the novel Paulina and Fran, the story collection Pee On Water, and the poetry collection MOODS. She is a recipient of the McSweeney's Amanda Davis Fiction Award, and her work has appeared in the anthologies 30 Under 30 and New American Stories. Nylon has cited her as one of the "Coolest Female Poets to Know Right Now." She lives in Northampton, Massachusetts. 
Read a brief history of this series.

If you have questions, please call the jubilat office at 413-577-1064.

The jubilat / Jones Poetry Series is sponsored by the Friends of the Library, jubilat literary journal, and the Juniper Initiative of the UMass MFA Program for Poets and Writers. It is also supported in part by a grant from the Amherst Cultural Council, a local agency that is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.