Kiese Laymon is a black southern writer, born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. Laymon attended Millsaps College and Jackson State University before graduating from Oberlin College. He earned an MFA in Fiction from Indiana University. Laymon is currently the Ottilie Schillig Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Mississippi. He served as the […]Find out more »
Do you love food? Join us for this fascinating talk about the history of food in Renaissance Italy with local author Crystal King. This is a Waltham Public Library sponsored program. For more information, please call 781-314-3441.Find out more »
Cindy Rivka Marshall: From the moment of her childhood theatrical debut to her present work as a storyteller, Cindy Rivka Marshall traces the various influences on her creative process and her belief in the importance of the arts. Hosted By: Andrea Kamens Feature’s website: http://www.cindymarshall.com/ There is a $5 requested donation. Every Tuesday night is […]Find out more »
Join us for the paperback release of Kim Savage's In Her Skin. Kim Savage is a former reporter who received her master’s degree in Journalism from Northeastern University. Her work includes the critically acclaimed novels After the Woods and Beautiful Broken Girls. Kim grew up in South Weymouth, Massachusetts, and lives north of Boston, not far from the real […]Find out more »
Join us for the paperback release of Kim Savage's In Her Skin. Kim will be speaking with Vanessa Linsey, author of the upcoming Metta Mom: A Mindful Guide to Managing Your Mood & Your Brood. Kim Savage is a former reporter who received her master’s degree in Journalism from Northeastern University. Her work includes the critically acclaimed novels After […]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.