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6:00 pm

Four Stories Returns at The Burren

December 3, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Burren, 247 Elm Street
Somerville, Massachusetts 02144 Select a Country:

Featuring: James Charlesworth has had writing appearing in Natural Bridge and won awarded finalist status in Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers. He is also the recipient of a Martin Dibner Fellowship from the Maine Community Foundation. His first novel, The Patricide of George Benjamin Hill, will be published by Skyhorse Publishing in […]

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7:00 pm

Transnational Series Presents: Reimagining the Epics with Karthika Nair and Nina MacLaughlin at Brookline Booksmith Used Book Cellar

December 3, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Reimagining the Epics with Karthika Nair and Nina MacLaughlin Until the Lions: Echoes from the Mahabharata Wake, Siren: Ovid Resung In Until the Lions: Echoes from the Mahabharata, Karthika Naïr retells the Mahabharata through the embodied voices of women and marginal characters, so often conquered and destroyed throughout history. Through shifting poetic forms, ranging from pantoums […]

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