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 4, 2018
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

An informal Q & A session will follow the reading.

Featured Poets

  • Emily Hunt
  • James Haug

About the Poets

  • Emily Hunt's poetry collection Dark Green (The Song Cave, 2015) was named a “standout debut” by Publishers Weekly and a "Must-Read Poetry Debut" by Lit Hub. Her work has appeared in the PEN Poetry Series, The Iowa Review, TYPO,Diagram, Hobart, and elsewhere. Honors include the 2012 Iowa Review Poetry Prize and the Deborah Slosberg Memorial Award in Poetry. In 2013, Brave Men Press published This Always Happens, a book of Hunt's drawings. She has taught writing and poetry at University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Westfield State University, Omnidawn Publishing, and elsewhere. She was a Visiting Writer at Reed College in 2015 and at UC Santa Cruz in 2016. Currently, she is the Programs Manager at the Poetry Society of America.
  • James Haug’s books include The Stolen Car, Walking Liberty (winner of the Morse Poetry Prize), and Legend of the Recent Past. He’s also published a number of chapbooks, including Fox Luck (winner of the Center for Book Arts Award), and Scratch, as well as two titles from Factory Hollow Press, A Plan of How to Catch Amanda, and Why I Like Chapbooks. His newest collection, Riverain, has just appeared from Oberlin College Press, in the FIELD Poetry Series. He’s received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and has been a frequent Visiting Lecturer in the MFA Program for Poets and Writers at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. He also serves as an editor for UMass Press’ Juniper Poetry Prize.
Read a brief history of this series.

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

About jubilat / Jones:
jubilat / Jones
is made possible through generous support from the Friends of the Jones Library and jubilat literary journal, with additional support from the Juniper Initiative for Literary Arts and Action, the UMass MFA Program for Poets and Writers, and the Amherst Cultural Council, a local agency that is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.