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February 25 South Hadley, Massachusetts Book Launch, Odyssey Bookshop

March 6 Portland, Maine Mechanics Hall Reading Series Sponsored by Print Bookstore 

March 12 Rhinebeck, New York, Oblong Books

March 18 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Penn Book Center

March 19 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Open Book Bookstore

March 26 Boston, Massachusetts, Boston Athenaeum 

March 29  Amherst, Massachusetts, Emily Dickinson Museum  

April 4 Lexington, Massachusetts Cary Memorial Library Book Lovers Brunch

April 18 Manchester, Vermont Northshire Bookstore

April 22 Arlington, Virginia, One More Page Books

April 23 Washington, D.C., East City Books Shop

May 3 New York City, 92nd Street Y

May 7 Amherst, Massachusetts, Jones Library

May 21 Southbridge, Massachusetts, Jacob Edwards Public Library

May 22 South Hadley, Massachusetts, Mount Holyoke College

May 28 Farmington, Connecticut, Hill-Stead Museum

June 11 Hingham, Massachusetts, Hingham Public Library

June 25 Lenox, Massachusetts, The Mount Summer Lecture Series

July 15 Boston, Massachusetts, The Massachusetts Historical Society

July 30 Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Music Hall The Loft Literary Series

September 8  St. Louis, Missouri, St. Louis County Library Author Series

October 9-11 Nashville, Tennessee, Southern Festival of Books

October 17-18  Brattleboro, Vermont, Brattleboro Literary Festival



Hear Martha discuss Emily Dickinson at NYC’s 92nd Street Y in May 2020

Why Emily Dickinson Fans and Scholars are Excited about “Dickinson” on Apple TV+

Getting to know the alt-Emily: The new Apple+ series “Dickinson” reveals the 21st century soul in the 19th century poet.

A Literary Home Run Helped Toni Stone, Baseball’s First Woman Player, Find a Stage of Her Own

Martha Ackmann’s mission: find the “woman who replaced Hank Aaron.”

Reviews for Toni Stone

Toni Stone Critic’s Pick

Big-League Baseball’s First Woman, on a Stage of Her Own

Scenes from Roundabout Theatre’s Production of Toni Stone

A Conversation with Author Martha Ackmann

Toni Stone New York Rehearsal

Martha Ackmann in Emily Dickinson documentary
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