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 »
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 […]Find out more »
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, […]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.