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Never a dull literary moment in Boston! To scratch your literary itch and become an active participant in the best literary community in the country, click on any event in the calendar in order to hyperlink to more information.The events take place both within the Lit District’s borders and outside. OOD means the event is Out Of District.
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KATIE GREEN at Story Space

U35 Poetry Reading Series

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WGBH Great American Read Panel on Science in Literature

90s Bitch: ALLISON YARROW in conversation with STEVE ALMOND

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AMITAVA KUMAR presents Immigrant, Montana: A Novel

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Breath and Matter: Sculptors and Poets at the Boston Sculptors Gallery

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The Hub of Literary America Walking Tour

Dire Lit Series

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JUDITH HEINEMAN at Story Space

The Third Hotel Book Launch at Harvard Bookstore

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Writer’s Craft: Literary Magazines with BECKY TUCH & SONYA LARSON

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ERIC RICKSTAD live podcast with Writer’s Bone

Fly Girls at Brookline Booksmith

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GrubStreet Happy Hour Writing Session

Boston Poetry Marathon 2018

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The Hub of Literary America Walking Tour

Boston Poetry Marathon 2018

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Boston Poetry Marathon 2018

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George From the Bronx Featured at Story Space

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Astral Weeks: A Secret History of 1968

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The Hub of Literary America Walking Tour

Phillis Wheatley Day

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GrubStreet Fall 2018 Open House and Showcase

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The Hub of Literary America Walking Tour

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Story Club Boston

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The Hub of Literary America Walking Tour

Dire Literary Series presents Sonya Larson, Michael Keith and Marguerite Bourvard

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