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10:00 am

Poetry and Creative Prose Workshop

January 29, 2018 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until April 9, 2018

private home in North Cambridge, Cedar St
Cambridge, United States

In this intimate, rigorous ten-week workshop, we will look closely at the work of other writers and at our own work, and at our processes as writers. Open to writers of all levels, the class fosters a sense of curiosity about the process of writing itself and encourages both experimentation and revision, play and seriousness. While […]

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6:00 pm

Boston Athenaeum Book Talk: Forged in Crisis

January 29, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Boston Athenæum, 10 ½ Beacon Street
Boston, MA United States
$15 - $20

The Boston Athenaeum is proud to host NANCY KOEHN, author of Forged in Crisis, The Power of Courageous Leadership in Turbulent Times. This enthralling historical narrative by Harvard Business School historian NANCY KOEHN spotlights five masters of crisis: polar explorer Ernest Shackleton; President Abraham Lincoln; legendary abolitionist Frederick Douglass; Nazi-resisting clergyman Dietrich Bonhoeffer; and environmental crusader […]

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