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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

Poetry and Creative Prose Workshop

For the Love of Arts Criticism

How To Catch A Falling Knife: Poetic Play as the Practice of Negative Capability

Free Memoir Workshop at Somerville Public Library

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

Rekindle Your Craft: A Prompt-Writing Night

Cheryl Hamilton Featured at Story Space Tue 02/27/2018

Free Memoir Workshop at Somerville Public Library

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

JESSICA SHATTUCK reads from The Women in the Castle

GrownUp StoryTime: Frost to Thaw

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

Exodus from Dixie: The Great Migration as a Social Movement

Salamander: 25th Anniversary Celebration and Reading

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

Dire Literary Series with Yarbrough, Cherches and Pleasants

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

Book Launch for Avaton by DIMITRIOS BAFALOUKOS

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

Poetry and Creative Prose Workshop

Free Memoir Workshop at Somerville Public Library

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

KELLY BARNHILL, author of “Dreadful Young Ladies: And Other Stories” at the Boston Public Library

Mark Modrall Featured at Story Space

Free Memoir Workshop at Somerville Public Library

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

Author Talk and Book Signing with BROOKE BARBIER

HAMLET / SAINT JOAN

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

HAMLET / SAINT JOAN

Latina Poetry Reading in Celebration of Women’s History Month

Latina Poetry Reading in Celebration of Women’s History Month

PAUL-GORDON CHANDLER, Author of “In Search of a Prophet: A Spiritual Journey with Kahlil Gibran” at the Boston Public Library

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

HAMLET / SAINT JOAN

Workshop, Open Mic and Reception with CARMEN BARDEGUEZ-BROWN

Chapter and Verse Reading at Loring-Greenough House

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

HAMLET / SAINT JOAN

Writing About Family: a free creative writing workshop

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

HAMLET / SAINT JOAN

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

HAMLET / SAINT JOAN

Poetry and Creative Prose Workshop

TED SCHEINMAN, Author of “Camp Austen: My Life as an Accidental Jane Austen Superfan” at the Boston Public Library

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

HAMLET / SAINT JOAN

Paula Dugan Featured at Story Space

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

HAMLET / SAINT JOAN

Emerson’s WLP Reading Series: AMY HEMPEL: CANCELLED

Poets & Pints at Aeronaut Brewery

Oral History Initiative: On (and With) ANNE WALDMAN

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

HAMLET / SAINT JOAN

Call for Submissions, Novelists: Embark

From Perpetual Indians to Perpetual Foreigners, a Discussion of Latina/o Migrant Identities at the Boston Public Library

Boston Writers of Color: Submit-a-Thon!

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

HAMLET / SAINT JOAN

Free Online Meditation and Writing Session

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

HAMLET / SAINT JOAN

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ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by CLAUDIA RANKINE

HAMLET / SAINT JOAN

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Poetry and Creative Prose Workshop

Young Writers and Illustrators: Meet & Greet

All the Women in My Family Sing

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BILL HARLEY Featured at Story Space

Free Online Meditation and Writing Session

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Chinatown Presents: Authors ANELISE CHEN & Q.M. ZHANG

DANIEL MALLORY ORTBERG at Harvard Book Store

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Cuando llegamos | Writing Immigration Stories

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Book Launch: SUSAN TAN’s “Cilla Lee-Jenkins: This Book Is a Classic”

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Poetry and Creative Prose Workshop

Emerson Faculty/Alumni Reading Series: RICHARD HOFFMAN & LEAH CARROLL

Poetry & the Body

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Author JOSEPH ROSENBLOOM, Author of Redemption: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Last 31 Hours, at the Boston Public Library

Novelist Laura van den Berg at Suffolk University

TIM TINGLE Featured at Story Space

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AMINATTA FORNA in conversation with CLAIRE MESSUD at Harvard Book Store

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