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Story Club Boston

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GrubStreet Short Story Incubator Open House & Info Session

JIM HARRIMAN Featured at Story Space

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THE FAIR CHASE: The Epic Story of Hunting in America

PAMELA DRUCKERMAN: There Are No Grown-Ups

MICHELLE TEA– Against the Memoir: Complaints, Confessions, and Criticism

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Peter Harrison, 1716-1775: Greatest American Architect

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JOHN HODGEMAN presents Vacationland

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The Hub of Literary America Walking Tour

Dire Literary Series: with PAUL BECKMAN, TONY MCMILLEN and Izikhotane

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From Picture Books to YA: 7 Children’s Authors Discuss the Wide World of Kit Lit

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From Broken Glass: My Story of Finding Hope in Hitler’s Death Camps to Inspire a Generation

LAURETTA PHILLIPS honors PETER BRODEUR at Story Space

Best-selling author GAIL HONEYMAN at Wellesley Books

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Rekindle Your Craft & Writing Marathon

MICHAEL ERIC DYSON on “Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America

Writing Marathon at The Village Works

“Writing About Politics” Reading & Open Mic

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National Writer’s Union Presents a Conversation with RANDY SUSAN MEYERS & META WAGNER

Queer Coming of Age Stories: Pride Month at the Boston Public Library

Tyrant, Show Thy Face – A Benefit for Actor’s Shakespeare Project

ALLISON PEARSON, author of I Don’t Know How She Does It

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LESLIE CORMIER, PhD presents “Copley Square” at Wellesley Books

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The Hub of Literary America Walking Tour

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Author RUPERT THOMSON at the Boston Public Library

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NINA LESIGA Featured at Story Space

Turtle Studios Writers Night

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826 Boston Book Release Party

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Real People, Real Stories of Mattapan

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NANTUCKET BOOK FESTIVAL

JENNA BLUM event at Wellesley Books

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NANTUCKET BOOK FESTIVAL

The Hub of Literary America Walking Tour

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NANTUCKET BOOK FESTIVAL

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Writers Without Margins: Writing & Recovery

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Ken Green Featured at Story Space

The Ruined House: A Conversation with Israeli-American Author RUBY NAMDAR

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Juneteenth at MFA Boston, Cosponsored by GrubStreet

TERRANCE HAYES at Harvard Book Store

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Author Talk and Book Signing with PATRICIA HARRIS and DAVID LYON

Evolution of Human Nature Panel at the Boston Public Library

The Edible Page with JENNA BLUM

It’s Now or Never: My Life in the Late Middle Ages

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Summer Reading Series with MIRA T. LEE and OLIVE SENIOR

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Summer Reading Series with MIRA T. LEE and OLIVE SENIOR

The Hub of Literary America Walking Tour

Don’t Just Stand There and Read It! Performing Your Writing | ¡No te pares ahí leyendo sin hacer nada! Interpretando tu escritura en vivo

Greater Boston Writers Resist 2018

Greater Boston Writers Resist/Greater Boston Writers Persist

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Summer Reading Series with MIRA T. LEE and OLIVE SENIOR

Poetry at the Somerville Community Growing Center

Poetry in the Garden Series

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Summer Reading Series with MIRA T. LEE and OLIVE SENIOR

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Summer Reading Series with MIRA T. LEE and OLIVE SENIOR

South End Writes presents author KAREN DAY

Martha Reed Johnson Featured at Story Space

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Summer Reading Series with MIRA T. LEE and OLIVE SENIOR

Novel Generator Open House & Info Session

ALISSA QUART: Squeezed

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The Hub of Literary America Walking Tour

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