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Writing Retreat in Prague

July 18, 2019 | 8:00 am - July 27, 2019 | 5:00 pm
Hotel Josef to Svata Katerina Resort, Resort Svata Katerina, 394 64 Počátky, Czechia
Počátky, Czech Republic

JULIE MALONEY, director of WOMEN READING ALOUD, and JACQUELINE SHEEHAN, NYTimes bestselling author, will lead the writing workshops. Open to writers in all genres, workshops follow the Amherst Writers and Artists Method, emphasizing the exploration of the authentic “voice.” Julie hails from NJ and Jacqueline lives in MA. They have worked together for over ten years at the Writer’s […]

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7:00 pm

Pablo Medina presents The Cuban Comedy: A Novel, in Conversation with Alice Hoffman

July 18, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Harvard Book Store welcomes acclaimed, award-winning novelist, poet, and translator PABLO MEDINA for a discussion of his latest book, The Cuban Comedy: A Novel. He will be joined by celebrated local writer ALICE HOFFMAN, author of Practical Magic. About The Cuban Comedy Piedra Negra is an isolated village, whose citizens consist mainly of soldiers injured in the revolution […]

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