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4:00 pm

Evie Shockley Reading and Q&A

March 19, 2019 | 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emerson College, 180 Boylston St.
Boston, ma 02116 Select a Country:

Evie Shockley is the author of semiautomatic (2017), which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the LA Times Book Prize. She has published four other collections of poetry—including the new black (2011), which won the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award—and a critical study, Renegade Poetics: Black Aesthetics and Formal Innovation in African American Poetry (2011). Her honors include the 2015 Stephen Henderson Award for […]

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6:00 pm

Kathryn Lasky in conversation with Karen Kosko

March 19, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Belmont Books, 79 Leonard Street
Belmont, MA 02478

For fans of the Royal Diaries series and Gail Carson Levine, Newbery Honor-winning author Kathryn Lasky delivers the first enchanting adventure in a compelling new middle grade series about a newly orphaned girl who finds herself time-travelling between the present day and the court of the two most memorable English princesses in history. Life used to […]

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6:45 pm

Joe Keane Featured at Story Space Tue 03/19/2019

March 19, 2019 | 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Havurat Shalom, 113 College Avenue
Somerville, MA 02144 United States

Joe Keane: Happy belated St. Patrick's Day! As one of our favorite Celtic yarn spinners, Joe will enchant us from a collection of Irish stories and a collection of his own work. A storyteller of mystical abundance, lore and talent, he is an unmitigated delight for young and old alike. Hosted By: Andrea Kamens Feature’s […]

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7:00 pm

March U35 Reading w/Mass Poetry

March 19, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Trident Booksellers & Cafe, 338 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02115 United States

U35 is Mass Poetry's bi-monthly reading series for poets under the age of 35, held once each January, March, May, July, September, and November. The series seeks to promote and bolster Massachusetts poets while giving them a venue to share their work and connect with other young poets. If you are a poet under the […]

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Asja Bakić’s MARS Reading

March 19, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Porter Square Books, 25 White Street
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States

Bosnian author Asja Bakić reads from and discusses her short story collection Mars in conversation with her translator Jennifer Zoble, moderated by local author Stacy Mattingly. Mars showcases a series of unique and twisted universes, where every character is tasked with making sense of their strange reality. One woman will be freed from purgatory once she writes the perfect book; […]

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