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Story Club Boston

April 24, 2018 | 6:30 pm - May 28, 2018 | 8:00 pm
Bella Luna and Milky Way Lounge, 284 Amory St.
Jamaica Plain, MA United States

A monthly storytelling/reading show in Jamaica Plain. This month's theme: I Forgot - stories about forgetting and the aftermath. Featured storytellers and an open mic where audience members can tell their own 5 minute story, written or from the page.

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9:00 am

Independent Bookstore Day

April 28, 2018 | 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

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 […]

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1:00 pm

Newburyport Literary Festival: Flash Fiction Panel

April 28, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church 26 Pleasant Street Newburyport, Massachusetts 01950, 26 Pleasant Street
Newburyport, MA 01950 United States

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 […]

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2:00 pm

90 Second Newbury at the Boston Public Library

April 28, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States

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 […]

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