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 »
Mark your calendars! The next Four Stories is back at a new venue: The Burren in Davis Square. Readers are: SHUBHA SUNDER, SAM WITT, MARIA PINTO and EMILY FRANKLIN Shubha Sunder is a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellow, a Grub Street instructor, and an associate fiction editor of West Branch. Her writing has appeared in Lenny Letter, Crazyhorse, […]Find out more »
PAULA MCLAIN, bestselling author of The Paris Wife, presents Love and Ruin, about Ernest Hemingway’s marriage to Martha Gellhorn—a fiercely independent, ambitious woman who would become one of the greatest war correspondents of the 20th century. Tickets for this event are $5 and can be used as a coupon off of Love and Ruin. Buy […]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.