Celebrate the wonders of independent bookstores all day long during this national event. Local independent stores including, but not limited to, Brookline Booksmith, Harvard Book Store, Porter Square Books, Belmont Books, and Papercuts will offer Independent Bookstore Day exclusive books and gift items like literary tea towels and "Bad Citizen" graffiti stencils. Find your local […]Find out more »
GrubStreet instructors KAT GONSO and CATHERINE PARNELL will be speaking in the panel "Flash Fiction and the Art of Vulnerability" at the Newburyport Literary Festival on Saturday, April 28th at 1 pm. Panel Description: Short-form writing can be a powerful response to cultural movements. In this thought-provoking panel, three flash fiction authors explore how current […]Find out more »
Welcome to the 90-Second Newbery Film Festival—an annual video contest in which kid filmmakers create short movies that tell the entire stories of Newbery award-winning books in about 90 seconds. For seven years we've screened the best kid-made movies annually in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and many other cities—including right here in Boston! Make your […]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.