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8:00 am

National Writer’s Union Presents a Conversation with RANDY SUSAN MEYERS & META WAGNER

June 7, 2018 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

RANDY SUSAN MEYERS & META WAGNER at Porter Square in conversation discussing the (unvarnished truth!) state of publishing as we’ve known it, debuting a book over forty, fifty, sixty, and beyond; creative typology; the no-no of discussing money (in publishing and elsewhere) and their books, The Widow of Wall Street and What’s Your Creative Type?  

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6:00 pm

Queer Coming of Age Stories: Pride Month at the Boston Public Library

June 7, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Rabb Hall, Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116 United States

ANDREA LAWLOR, MACKENZI LEE, and CHARLES-RICE GONZALEZ, join moderator CAROLINE LINDEN for a Pride Month Author Panel at the main branch of the Boston Public Library. ANDREA LAWLOR teaches writing, edits fiction for Fence, and has been awarded fellowships by Lambda Literary and Radar Labs. Their writing has appeared in various literary journals including Ploughshares, […]

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7:00 pm

Tyrant, Show Thy Face – A Benefit for Actor’s Shakespeare Project

June 7, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Brattle Theatre, 1256 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
$95 - $125

How does a truly disastrous leader – a sociopath, a demagogue, a tyrant – come to power? How, and why, does a tyrant hold on to power? And what goes on in the hidden recesses of the tyrant’s soul? For help in understanding our most urgent contemporary dilemmas, William Shakespeare has no peer. In the […]

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ALLISON PEARSON, author of I Don’t Know How She Does It

June 7, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wellesley Books, 82 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

ALLISON PEARSON, bestselling author of I Don’t Know How She Does It, joins us at Wellesley Books to present How Hard Can It Be?, the hilarious and poignant new adventures of Kate Reddy, the beleaguered heroine of Pearson’s groundbreaking I Don’t Know How She Does It. This is a free event, however we ask that you […]

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Did You Know?

Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.