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6:30 pm

Rekindle Your Craft & Writing Marathon

June 6, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Village Works, 202 Washington Street
Brookline, MA 02445 United States

Is your writing stuck? Join DAPHNE STRASSMANN for a productive writing night, working with simple but fertile prompts and spend most of your time writing. If you are up to it, you can share with the group. Open to all writers and every genre. She promises you will leave with good material to mine for new and existing […]

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7:00 pm

MICHAEL ERIC DYSON on “Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America

June 6, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Parish In Cambridge, 1446 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
$5 - $25

Harvard Book Store and Mass Humanities welcome acclaimed writer and Georgetown professor MICHAEL ERIC DYSON for a discussion of his latest book, What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America. Tickets- $26.25 (online only, book included); $5.00 without the book.

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Writing Marathon at The Village Works

June 6, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Village Works, 202 Washington Street
Brookline, MA 02445 United States

Everybody has some writing that they've been avoiding. Slay the beast! Whether you're plugging away at a book, a blog, your resume, or a letter to your elected officials, sometimes writing is easier in good company. Join us for a night of not checking Instagram, and meet some neighbors while you're at it. We'll have […]

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7:30 pm

“Writing About Politics” Reading & Open Mic

June 6, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Kickstand Cafe, 594 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington , Massachusetts

Participants from Writing About Politics workshop at GrubStreet read work from the class. JODY CARLSON ANNA LEE HIRSCHI MARTHA MCCOLLOUGH RAYMOND TATTEN CARA BENSON - Instructor Come out to hear creative responses to the current political climate! Short works inspired by Grace Paley, Omar Robert Hamilton, Claudia Rankine, and others. Bring your own 2 minute […]

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