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Poetry and Creative Prose Workshop

Boston Athenaeum Book Talk: Forged in Crisis

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KATY ALLEN Featured at Story Space

To Fight Against This Age: On Fascism and Humanism

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SUBMISSIONS: Disquiet International Literary Program

STEVEN LEVITSKY and DANIEL ZIBLATT on How Democracies Die

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KEVIN POWELL: Looking for Martin―Dr. King, Community, Civil Rights, Social Media, and the New Activism

MORGAN JERKINS at Harvard Book Store

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Crónicas y Cuentos: a Bilingual Writing Workshop from GrubStreet

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Writing Romance Today: A panel with authors KRISTAN HIGGINS and SARAH MACLEAN at the Boston Public Library

Dire Literary Series

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Poetry and Creative Prose Workshop

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Award Winning Poet JANE HIRSHFIELD at Suffolk University

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History, Identity, Politics, and the Art of Writing: A Lecture with VIET THANH NGUYEN

DAVID DONOVAN on Henry Beston’s “The Outermost House”

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Crónicas y Cuentos: a Bilingual Writing Workshop from GrubStreet

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Poetry and Creative Prose Workshop

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SAM GRAHAM-FELSEN Presents Green: A Novel

Wrters ELENA GEORGIOU and KL PEREIRA Explore Immigration, Refugees, and Identity at the Boston Public Library

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Activist/Authors FRANCIS MOORE LAPPE and ADAM EICHEN on Anti-Democracy Crisis at the Boston Public Library

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Crónicas y Cuentos: a Bilingual Writing Workshop from GrubStreet

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Poetry and Creative Prose Workshop

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ANDREW MORTON, Author of “Wallis in Love: The Untold Life of the Duchess of Windsor, the Woman Who Changed the Monarchy” at the Boston Public Library

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

Poetry and Creative Prose Workshop

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

JESSICA SHATTUCK reads from The Women in the Castle

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

Exodus from Dixie: The Great Migration as a Social Movement

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

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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.