Imagine! February Vacation Writing Workshop

Imagine! February Vacation Writing Workshop

February 21 – 24, 2017   9:30 – 12  Jones Library, Amherst, MA. If you are a writer who’s between the ages of 8 and…

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Creatures of Bliss and Mystery: A 19th Century Children's Circus at the Emily Dickinson Museum

Creatures of Bliss and Mystery: A 19th Century Children’s Circus at the Emily Dickinson Museum

When I researched the circus while writing Miss Emily, I discovered that the show that came to Amherst in 1877 included bareback equestrians, including an…

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Writing with Miss Emily: Summer 2016

Writing with Miss Emily: Summer 2016

Workshop for Young Authors ages 9 – 12 We’ll learn about Emily Dickinson and visit (and write in) both of the houses of The Emily…

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Writing with Miss Emily -- July 2015

Writing with Miss Emily — July 2015

Writing with Miss Emily Writing Workshop – July 13 – 17, 2015 Once again, I very pleased to offer a writing workshop for young authors…

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Miss Emily Trailer

Miss Emily Trailer

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Wishes & other creative acts

Wishes & other creative acts

During the past few months of school (for those of you who don’t know, I teach kindergarten), we study Art. We begin by examining and…

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MISS EMILY Kirkus Review

MISS EMILY Kirkus Review

“Uplifting and clever, Muten’s tale also includes a layer of biographical detail sure to tantalize Dickinson lovers everywhere.” Thank you, Kirkus! To read the review…

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1,789 poems

1,789 poems

Every fall as the leaves begin to turn red and yellow in Amherst, The Emily Dickinson Museum sponsors a poetry marathon, and we read all…

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