Dvora Jonas: Was brought up in a culturally Jewish, union organizing, anti-religious family. In college while earning a degree in Biophysics she became involved in Jewish practice and thought. She also studied Eastern religions. She will tell about her many years living in a Buddhist monastery in San Francisco. There is a $5 requested donation. […]Find out more »
In sixteen remarkable stories, Chaya Bhuvaneswar spotlights diverse women of color–cunning, bold, and resolute–facing sexual harassment and racial violence, and occasionally inflicting that violence on each other. Winner of the 2017 Dzanc Short Story Collection Prize, White Dancing Elephants marks the emergence of a new and original voice in fiction and explores feminist, queer, religious, and immigrant […]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.