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 […]Find out more »
On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read. Written when the speaker, Little Dog, is in his late twenties, the letter unearths a family’s history that began before he was born — a history whose epicenter is rooted in Vietnam — and serves as a doorway into […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes award-winning poet DAVID BLAIR and bestselling author STEVE ALMOND for a discussion of their new works of literary criticism, Walk Around: Essays on Poetry and Place and William Stoner and the Battle for the Inner Life. This event is co-sponsored by Mass Humanities. About Walk Around Reading David Blair’s book of essays is like taking […]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.