Aminah lives an idyllic life until she is brutally separated from her home and forced on a journey that turns her from a daydreamer into a resilient woman. Wurche, the willful daughter of a chief, is desperate to play an important role in her father's court. These two women's lives converge as infighting among Wurche's […]Find out more »
Fire up those stagnant creative writing projects and join us for Rekindle Your Craft, a prompt-inspired writing night. We work from one-word prompts and sometimes images, and then write for a set amount of time. Then, we gather back to see what the prompt did for us. You can share your work or your process […]Find out more »
Libby Franck: presents From Slavery to Freedom, a tale as compelling today as it was in antebellum days. History comes alive as Libby gives voice to poet/abolitionist Edna Dean Proctor, who transcribed the narrative of Aunt Sally, a woman twice cruelly enslaved - with a respite in between - and finally freed. Hosted By: Bruce […]Find out more »
Mandeliene Smith will read from her debut fiction collection, Rutting Season, on February 26 at 7 PM at Porter Square BooksFind out more »
“The staggering thing about a life’s work is it takes a lifetime to complete,” Craig Morgan Teicher writes in these luminous essays. We Begin in Gladness considers how poets start out, how they learn to hear themselves, and how some offer us that rare, glittering thing: lasting work. Teicher traces the poetic development of the […]Find out more »
Elinor Lipman, author of The View from Penthouse B, presents Good Riddance, a delightful new romantic comedy in which one woman’s trash becomes another woman’s treasure, with deliriously entertaining results. This is a ticketed event. Your $5 ticket can be used as a coupon off the price of the book. Buy tickets in-store (no fees), […]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.