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SUBMISSIONS: Disquiet International Literary Program

January 31, 2018

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.

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6:00 pm

Beers and Bites at the Boston Public Library

January 31, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States

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 […]

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7:00 pm


January 31, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

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 […]

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Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.