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.Find out more »
The Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA) Novel Retreat provides private studio space, abundant time, and a supportive atmosphere for established and emerging writers. Whether you seek the solitude and quiet a retreat provides or writing time combined with consultations, craft talks, and more, the VCFA Novel Retreat enables you to craft the type of […]Find out more »
NEW IN PAPERBACK! The acclaimed actress and author of Jesse: A Mother’s Story tells the story of her outspoken, frequently outrageous Italian immigrant mother. MARIANNE LEONE’s Ma is in many senses a larger-than-life character, one who might be capable, even from the afterlife, of shattering expectations.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.