Please join me on Tuesday, October 29th, from 6-9pm for a chat, some prompts, and a supportive speculative writing community. The location of this Write-In is TBC for now. Hopefully we'll be at the BPL in Copley, but they don't book rooms more than two weeks in advance. If the BPL does not work out, we'll go […]Find out more »
Robert Isenberg: Named “Ro-BEAR” by late storytelling legend Brother Blue, this is one comic guy. A former humor columnist for Gatehouse Newspapers, his new book “Why Men Are Suspicious of Yoga – And Other Very, Very Funny Stories” has been a well-selling hit on Amazon. Need a laugh? We thought so! Feature’s website: There is […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes oncologist and author AZRA RAZA—Chan Soon-Shiong Professor of Medicine and Director, MDS Center at Columbia University—for a discussion of her new book, The First Cell: And the Human Costs of Pursuing Cancer to the Last. She will be joined in conversation by DR. PETER D. KRAMER, psychiatrist, writer, and Brown Medical School […]Find out more »
This revised and updated second edition includes 120 new entries and a fold-out road trip map (with a dream itinerary) to offer readers even more of the most unusual, curious, bizarre, and mysterious places on earth. Oversized, beautifully packaged, compellingly written, scrupulously researched, and filled with photographs, illustrations, maps, charts, and more, this is the […]Find out more »
Dickinson is a half-hour comedy series starring Oscar® nominee Hailee Steinfeld. Created by Alena Smith, Dickinson audaciously explores the constraints of society, gender, and family from the perspective of rebellious young poet Emily Dickinson. Created, written and executive produced by Alena Smith and executive produced by Hailee Steinfeld, "Dickinson” stars Hailee Steinfeld, Jane Krakowski, Toby […]Find out more »
oin award-winning poet Robert Pinsky, Gail Mazur, and Jill McDonough for a reading from Pinskys' new poetry anthology The Mind Has Cliffs of Fall. Despair, mania, rage, guilt, derangement, fantasy: poetry is our most intimate, personal source for the urgency of these experiences. Poems get under our skin; they engage with the balm, and the sting, […]Find out more »
Going big can be a challenge. Write too loud and your big moments become melodrama, not loud enough and they can lose their punch. Come hear how authors Rachel Barenbaum (A Bend in the Stars), Mark Guerin (You Can See More from up Here), and Elizabeth Chiles Shelburne (Holding on to Nothing) found the right […]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.