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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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Vermont College of Fine Arts Novel Retreat

May 15, 2018 | 5:00 pm - May 21, 2018 | 10:00 am
Vermont College of Fine Arts, 36 College Street
Montpelier, VT 05602 United States

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 […]

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10:00 am

The Hub of Literary America Walking Tour

May 19, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

$6 - $15

By the mid-nineteenth century, Boston had earned the nickname “The Athens of America”, as an important center for literature and as home to many of America's greatest writers. It was the launch pad of American Romanticism, Transcendentalism, the Fireside Poets, and American Realism. This literary tour, cosponsored by the Boston Literary District, highlights the homes and haunts of such prominent […]

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3:00 pm

Poet PAUL GENEGA at the Alpha Gallery

May 19, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Alpha Gallery, 460C Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118 United States

The Alpha Gallery is pleased to host award-winning poet, teacher and editor PAUL GENEGA as he reads from his newest book: Sculling on the Lethe (Salmon, 2018).

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7:00 pm


May 19, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emerson Cutler Majestic Theater, 219 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States

Pop-Up Magazine, the acclaimed live magazine, is coming to the Cutler Majestic Theatre on May 19th. JOHN JEREMIAH SULLIVAN (The New York Times Magazine, GQ, Oxford American), HELEN ROSNER (The New Yorker, Eater), DAVY ROTHBART (Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, Found Magazine) and other writers and journalists will bring new multimedia stories to the stage, with film, […]

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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.