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Spaces Between: Queering Speculative Fiction at GrubStreet

October 20, 2019 | 6:00 pm - November 24, 2019 | 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Sunday, repeating until November 24, 2019

Grubstreet, 162 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States

What is alien gender? How does the Otherworld express being Othered? In this course, we'll explore questions of gender and sexuality in speculative fiction, moving beyond Ursula LeGuin's classic The Left Hand of Darkness. This class will take a two-pronged approach to understanding the relationship between the queer and the weird, including discussions of writing […]

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10:00 am

Somerville 2069 at Arts at the Armory

October 26, 2019 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave
Somerville, 02143 United States

The Somerville Community Corporation works to keep Somerville equitable, inclusive, and affordable. As part of our 50th Anniversary celebration, we are hosting an event on October 26 inviting community members to imagine Somerville in 50 years. It's open to anyone - artists, students, teachers, poets, makers, kids - and we'd love to include poems or […]

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11:00 am

Saturday Morning Storytime: Jacqueline Veissid at The Silver Unicorn Bookstore

October 26, 2019 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Silver Unicorn, 12 Spruce Street
Acton, MA 01720 United States

Massachusetts author Jacqueline Veissid will join us for Saturday Morning Storytime, reading her newest release, Caspian Finds A Friend. Jacqueline has two releases this year, the first being Ruby's Sword, which came out in October. Called "a charmer" by Kirkus Reviews, Ruby's Sword introduces readers to Ruby, who is always racing after her big brothers. But no matter how […]

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12:00 pm

Black Words Matter: A Poetry Workshop with Danielle Legros Georges on new African Poetry at UMass Boston

October 26, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In the spirit of our long running Writers' Workshop, this Fall the Joiner Institute will host a special one day poetry workshop in partnership with the Boston Cultural Council and Lesley University professor and former Boston poet laureate, Danielle Legros Georges. Black Words Matter will explore contemporary African literary voices and offer opportunities to create new […]

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2:00 pm

Gabrielle Bernstein presents SUPER ATTRACTOR at Strand Theatre

October 26, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Strand Theater, 543 Columbia Road
Dorchester, MA 02125 United States

Author Gabrielle Bernstein will discuss her book Super Attractor, and share how to co-create the life you want.

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4:00 pm

Carly Simon Book Signing- TOUCHED BY THE SUN: MY FRIENDSHIP WITH JACKIE at Harvard Book Store

October 26, 2019 | 4:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Harvard Book Store welcomes award-winning musician and writer CARLY SIMON for a signing of her latest book, Touched by the Sun: My Friendship with Jackie. Please Note This is a book signing event only. See the event's signing guidelines below. Each ticket includes 1 copy of Touched by the Sun and admission to the signing line for 2 […]

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