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10:00 am

The Hub of Literary America Walking Tour

September 1, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

$6 - $15

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 […]

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7:00 pm

Dire Literary Series presents Sonya Larson, Michael Keith and Marguerite Bourvard

September 1, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
center for the arts at the armory, 191 Highland Ave
Somerville,, MA 02144 United States

The Dire Literary Series is back with SONYA LARSON, MICHAEL KEITH and MARGUERITE GUZMAN BOUVARD. About the readers: Sonya Larson’s short fiction and essays have appeared in Best American Short Stories 2017, American Short Fiction, American Literary Review, Poets & Writers, Writer’s Chronicle, Audible.com, West Branch, Salamander, Memorious, Solstice Magazine, Del Sol Review, Red Mountain […]

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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.