Posts Tagged ‘Edna St. Vincent Millay’

The First Annual Millay-A-Thon

August 27th, 2013 by philhalpern

At Steepletop, the Berkshires home of Edna St. Vincent Millay , the first annual Millay-a-Thon will take place on September 15th. Beginning at 11:00, the  Collected Poems will be read aloud by staff, volunteers, and anyone else who wishes to participate. Starting with Renascence (1912) and ending with her final sonnet, the goal is to […]

Brook Farm Innkeepers visit Steepletop

June 9th, 2010 by philhalpern

Here we are, Linda and Phil, your Lenox B&B innkeepers, visiting Steepletop.  It was Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Berkshires home from 1925 until her death in 1950.  Originally an 1892 farmhouse, with 700 acres,  it’s open to the public  for the first time.  The gardens are in the process of restoration, but are lovely to […]


February 27th, 2010 by philhalpern

 And all I saw from where I stood Was three long mountains and a wood. Over these things I could not see: These were the things that bounded me… “Renascence,” 1912 At Brook Farm Inn “there is poetry here,” so we’re proud to be supporters of Steepletop and excited to have the opportunity to take a […]

New Millay Website

September 29th, 2009 by philhalpern

There is poetry here….   And one of our most memorable poetry readings was the one given by Peter Bergman, Executive Director of the Millay Society.  We’re glad to share the Millay Society’s new website www.millay.org.  You can go there to find out about the progress at Steepletop,  Edna St. Vincent Millay’s home in the Berkshires.  […]

First Class Millay Opens June 16th

June 14th, 2009 by philhalpern

Glenora Richards is a miniaturist who painted a sizzling miniature portrait of Edna St. Vincent Millay, which was adapted into a postage stamp. At Steepletop (Millay’s home in the Berkshires), beginning June 16th you can view an exhibit which explores the art of this amazing, 100- year old woman. The exhibit will run through September, […]

Poetry Event at Brook Farm Inn this Saturday, May 16

May 14th, 2009 by philhalpern

The public is invited to see and hear Peter Bergman, Director of the Edna St. Vincent Millay Society, this Saturday, 3:00 at Brook Farm Inn.  This celebration of the poet’s life and work, “The Four Seasons of Edna St. Vincent Millay,” will benefit the Millay Society’s restoration of Steepletop, the poet’s home in the Berkshires.  Peter […]

Boston Globe Recommends Brook Farm Inn Poetry Event

April 28th, 2009 by philhalpern

We were delighted to be mentioned in this past Sunday’s Boston Globe, in Jan Gardner’s “Shelf Life” column.  See http://www.boston.com/ae/books/articles/2009/04/26/a_fighting_chance/ We’ve long been fans of Ms. Gardner’s column, where she mentions book picks and literary events that you otherwise might not know about.  She has mentioned the poetry event, “The Four Seasons of Edna St. […]

Guest of Brook Farm Inn is Author of Simple Grace Books

April 16th, 2009 by philhalpern

We were delighted to see a blog entry by Beth Jannery, a treasured guest, who writes an inspiring book series called Simple Grace.  You can read her blog at http://simplegracebooks.blogspot.com/.  Beth has a positive and inspiring outlook that will lift your spirits, and she gives wonderful strategies for “ living in the moment, creating purpose . […]

Peter Bergman Discusses Edna St. Vincent Millay

April 11th, 2009 by philhalpern

We look forward to our special event at Brook Farm Inn in Lenox Massachusetts on May 16th, featuring Peter Bergman, director of the Millay Society.  We hope you can come.  But if not, you can catch Peter at the Stockbridge Library on Sunday, April 19th at 4:00.     

The Four Seasons of Edna St. Vincent Millay

March 9th, 2009 by philhalpern

There is poetry here!  We announced a while ago that Brook Farm Inn, Lenox Massachusetts, will have a wonderful celebration of Millay’s poetry, on May 16th.  We hope many guests will stay with us that weekend.  Those who can’t stay over are still invited to attend the event.  We now have more information, so here’s the […]