GrubStreet and the Boston Public Library are pleased to offer "Write Down the Street," free creative writing classes in Boston neighborhoods, beginning in the Egleston Square and Grove Hall branch libraries. Participants have the option of attending low commitment drop-in classes and more focused 6-week courses. "Stories of Your Life" is a new 6-week weekly nonfiction class being offered. Everyone hasFind out more »
The Middle East is pleased to welcome JIM TRAINER, EDDY DYER, DUNCAN WILDER JOHNSON, KEVIN P. O'BRIEN and JIM HEALY for a night of spoken word. Jim is a poet visiting from Austin Texas and will performing spoken word and music. Eddy Dyer hails from northern Massachusetts and will be playing original music. KEVIN O'BRIEN will be reading from his poetryFind out more »
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.