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Story Club Boston

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Story Club Boston

Craft on Draft presents Getting Emotional: Writing Feelings without the Melodrama

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Story Club Boston

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Story Club Boston

Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A. at the Boston Public Library

Step Afrika: The Migration at the EmersonArts Theater

Staged Reading: How Will We Live Tomorrow?

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Story Club Boston

Step Afrika: The Migration at the EmersonArts Theater

Mass Poetry Festival: May 4-6th

Transnational Literature Series at Brookline Booksmith

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Story Club Boston

Step Afrika: The Migration at the EmersonArts Theater

Mass Poetry Festival: May 4-6th

Dire Literary Series with Castrodale, Cherches, Saba, Varon, Carlson

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Story Club Boston

Step Afrika: The Migration at the EmersonArts Theater

Mass Poetry Festival: May 4-6th

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Story Club Boston

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Story Club Boston

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Story Club Boston

Former State Representative/author KATHLEEN TEAHAN on “The Story of the Chocolate Chip Cookie”

Poets & Pints at the Aeronaut Brewery

STEPHEN GREENBLATT shares his latest book, Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics.

The Edible Page with LOUISE MILLER

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Story Club Boston

ALEXANDRIA MARZO-LESNEVICH in conversation with CELESTE NG

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Story Club Boston

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Story Club Boston

Audio Documentary For Beginners: a 2-Day Workshop at PRX

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Story Club Boston

Audio Documentary For Beginners: a 2-Day Workshop at PRX

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Story Club Boston

Author Talk with PATRICK K. O’DONNELL at the BPL

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Story Club Boston

Vermont College of Fine Arts Novel Retreat

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Story Club Boston

Vermont College of Fine Arts Novel Retreat

MARIANNE LEONE, author of Ma Speaks Up at Newtonville Books

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Story Club Boston

Vermont College of Fine Arts Novel Retreat

YZ CHIN discusses THOUGH I GET HOME with MIRA T LEE

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Story Club Boston

Vermont College of Fine Arts Novel Retreat

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Story Club Boston

Vermont College of Fine Arts Novel Retreat

The Hub of Literary America Walking Tour

Poet PAUL GENEGA at the Alpha Gallery

Pop-Up Magazine with JOHN JEREMIAH SULLIVAN, DAVY ROTHBART and others

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Story Club Boston

Vermont College of Fine Arts Novel Retreat

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Story Club Boston

Vermont College of Fine Arts Novel Retreat

Four Stories is Back with SHUBHA SUNDER, SAM WITT, MARIA PINTO and EMILY FRANKLIN

PAULA MCLAIN, author of The Paris Wife at Wellesley Books

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Story Club Boston

Papa Joe Gaudet Featured at Story Space Tue 05/22/2018

So You Want to Write a Children’s Book?

Earfull: CELESTE NG and RICHARD RUSSO

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Story Club Boston

DAVE EGGERS signing

Solidarity Salon

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Story Club Boston

GrubStreet Summer 2018 Open House and Showcase

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Story Club Boston

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Story Club Boston

The Hub of Literary America Walking Tour

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Story Club Boston

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Story Club Boston

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GrubStreet Short Story Incubator Open House & Info Session

JIM HARRIMAN Featured at Story Space

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THE FAIR CHASE: The Epic Story of Hunting in America

PAMELA DRUCKERMAN: There Are No Grown-Ups

MICHELLE TEA– Against the Memoir: Complaints, Confessions, and Criticism

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Peter Harrison, 1716-1775: Greatest American Architect

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JOHN HODGEMAN presents Vacationland

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The Hub of Literary America Walking Tour

Dire Literary Series: with PAUL BECKMAN, TONY MCMILLEN and Izikhotane

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From Picture Books to YA: 7 Children’s Authors Discuss the Wide World of Kit Lit

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