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12:00 pm

Author Talk and Book Signing with BARBARA BERENSEN

October 17, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
State Library of Massachusetts, State House-Room 341, 24 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02133 United States

Join us at the State Library of Massachusetts on Wednesday, October 17, for an author talk and book signing with BARBARA BERENSEN, Senior Attorney at the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and author of the new book Massachusetts in the Woman Suffrage Movement: Revolutionary Reformers. In anticipation of the 2020 centennial of the ratification of the […]

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6:30 pm

MFA/Mass Poetry: Poets in the Galleries

October 17, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 28, 2018

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02215 United States

In fall of 2018 - from September through November - three poets will act as Poets in Residence at the galleries in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The workshops will take place on Wednesday evenings 6:30 - 8:30 pm (Wednesday nights after 4 pm, admission is by voluntary contribution). The workshops are designed to […]

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7:00 pm

Transnational Literature Series at Brookline Booksmith presents: Wayétu Moore in conversation with Tanushree Baidya for SHE WOULD BE KING

October 17, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446

This event is presented in partnership with the Boston Writers of Color group (supported by GrubStreet). Wayétu Moore’s powerful debut novel She Would Be King reimagines the dramatic story of Liberia’s early years through three unforgettable characters who share an uncommon bond. Gbessa, exiled from the West African village of Lai, is starved, bitten by a viper, and […]

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