Disquiet International Literary Program is now accepting submissions. Winners in each genre will be published: fiction on Granta.com, poetry in The Common, nonfiction on Ninthletter.com. One grand prize winner will receive tuition, lodging, and a travel stipend to attend the 8th annual Disquiet International Literary Program in Lisbon, Portugal: July 1-13, 2018.Find out more »
The Newsfeed Cafe at the Boston Public Library hosts "Beers and Bites" a beer tasting with Turtle Swamp Brewing. Jamaica Plain was once a haven for Boston's best breweries, as "Turtle Swamp" was the colonial name for the lowlands between Forest Hills and Jackson Square. The crystal clear water that flowed there was ideal for […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes STEVEN LEVITSKY and DANIEL ZIBLATT, authors of How Democracies Die. This event is free. No tickets are necessary. Donald Trump’s presidency has raised a question that many of us never thought we’d be asking: Is our democracy in danger? Harvard professors Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt have spent more than twenty years studying […]Find out more »
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.