Join former Dire Literary Series creator Timothy Gager for the release of Speading Like Wild Flowers, a new book of poetry. Timothy is the author of fifteen books of fiction and poetry. He has had over 600 works of fiction and poetry published, of which fifteen have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. His work has been read on National Public Radio. He has also been nominated for a Massachusetts Book Award, The Best of the Web Award, The Best Small Fictions Anthology and his work has been read on National Public Radio. Timothy is the Fiction Editor of The Wilderness House Literary Review, and the founding co-editor of The Heat City Literary Review. A graduate of the University of Delaware, Timothy lives in Dedham, Massachusetts with some fish and two rabbits, and he is employed as a social worker. He is currently seeking representation for his third novel, Joe the Salamander, a semi-finalist for The Holland Prize.
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.