Spring Reading with the Mass Review
- By Staff
ON APRIL 6, 2023, AT , in the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Old Chapel, the Massachusetts Review hosted a celebration of the launch of its Spring issue. The Colombian writer and storyteller Amalialú Posso Figueroa began the festivities, along with one of her English translators, poet Shanta Lee. A story by the Nigerian novelist Chuma Nwokolo was then read by UMass Ph.D candidate in Afro-American Studies and actor, Kym Newberry. The program closed with a reading by the University’s own Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize winner, Martín Espada.