UMass Amherst Speaker Series

Come join us for an interactive conversation with

Edie Meidav, Professor of English, UMass Amherst

Meidav will read from Another Love Discourse, her highly acclaimed lyric novel about the play of grief, empathy, new and old love, and the quest to overcome blindness in human relations. Following the reading, Meidav will sign copies of the book. 

Tuesday, March 21, 2023, 4:00-5:30 PM

Shaw Hall, Mount Ida Campus 

Free and open to the public

RSVP: 617-243-1119;

Registration Link:  RSVP:

To join a pre-event book club, contact Jenny Reynolds (

To purchase a copy, contact Amherst Books (; 413-256-1547).

Edie Meidav is the author of the prose collection Kingdom of the Young, and novels including LolaCalifornia, and Crawl Space. Her previous work has been recognized by the Bard Fiction Prize and the Kafka Prize, as well as support from the Fulbright Program, the Howard Foundation, the Lannan Foundation, and the Whiting Foundation. A senior editor at the journal Conjunctions, she is a professor in the MFA program for Poets and Writers at UMass Amherst.