The Amy Clampitt House near Lenox, Massachusetts offers residencies to poets and those who foster the study/promotion of poetry.
Amy Clampitt, famous birthday June 15th
Amy Clampitt (June 15, 1920 - September 10, 1994) was an American poet and author. Her first poem was published by The New Yorker in 1978. In 1983, at the age of sixty-three, she published her first full-length collection, The Kingfisher. In the decade that followed, Clampitt published five books of poetry, including What the Light Was Like (1985), Archaic Figure (1987), and Westward (1990). Her last book, A Silence Opens, appeared in 1994.