Powher Books LIVE with Celeste Mohammed

Online Event

Join Powher Books (founded by Nonfiction alum Leah Young) and Celeste Mohammed (Fiction, June 2016) for a discussion of Celeste’s debut novel, Pleasantview, along with guest author panelists Suzanne Edison (Poetry, June 2016), and Benjamin Roesch (Fiction, January 2016). Celeste has been a lawyer since 2001 but she has been telling stories all her life. […]

Powher Books Live with Tavi Taylor Black

Online

Join Lesley MFA alum-founded Powher Books for a conversation about her work. Tavi Taylor Black (Fiction, June 2008) lives on an island near Seattle where she designs sets for the Vashon Dance Academy, works as the tour manager for Deva Premal & Miten with Manose (a musical mantra group), and was the founding director of […]

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Book Launch with Andrea Wang in Convo w/ Debbi Michiko Florence

Online Event

Celebrate the launch of THE MANY MEANINGS OF MEILAN with award-winning author Andrea Wang (WFYP, June 2011), in conversation with Debbi Michiko Florence who is celebrating the release of JUST BE COOL, JENNA SAKAI. Copies of Debbi's books are not able to be personalized at this time. Only Andrea's MG novel will offer personalization. Andrea […]

Writers’ Room of Boston Reading Series: Featuring Amy Yelin

Online

Join the Writers’ Room of Boston to welcome Robin Lippincott and Amy Yelin (Nonfiction, June 2005) for the next event in their reading series. This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast. Amy Yelin is a versatile wordsmith whose articles, essays and author interviews have appeared in Salon.com, The Boston Globe, The Boston Globe Magazine, Brainchild, The Gettysburg Review, The […]

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The Poets Corner: The Red Thread with Andrea Ballou Read and Anne Riesenberg

Online Zoom Event

Join The Poets Corner to hear poetry from four women’s voices. Megan Grumbling will be reading from Persephone in the Late Anthropocene, along with: Andrea Ballou Read (Poetry, June 2015)Anne Riesenberg (Nonfiction)Abby Flanagan Andrea Read’s poems have appeared most recently in Barrow Street, Black Rabbit Quarterly, Copper Nickel, FIELD, Ilanot Review, Plume, The Missouri Review, […]

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Virtual: Buki Papillon with Michael Lowenthal, An Ordinary Wonder

Online Event

Join Porter Square Books for a virtual event with local author Buki Papillon (Fiction, June 2007) for her debut novel, An Ordinary Wonder! Buki will be joined in conversation by Michael Lowenthal (Fiction, MFA Writing Faculty), author of the newly released story collection Sex with Strangers. This event is free and virtual, hosted on Crowdcast. Buki Papillon was born in Nigeria, the […]

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Blue Desert Book Signing with Celia Jeffries

Joanne Rossman 6 Birch Street, Roslindate, Massachusetts

Celia Jeffries (Fiction/Nonfiction, 2008) will be signing copies of her debut novel, Blue Desert at Joanne Rossman in Roslindale, MA.

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Filmspiration: A Generative Writing Workshop (with Movies!)

Online Event

Have a case of writers block? Looking for writing inspiration and don't know where to find it? Join the Passengers Prose staff for a generative writing workshop that will use film clips as springboards. Hosted by Angelo D'Amato Jr (Fiction, June 2020).

Inspired by a True Story: A Brooklyn Book Festival panel featuring Saraciea J. Fennell

Center Stage (Columbus Park) Columbus Park, Brooklyn, New York

Everyday lives and experiences feed into the creative force behind these powerful books, from exploring the Latinx diaspora through fifteen different voices and the trials and triumphs of growing up Black and queer, to the life of a Jamaican-American teen on the cusp of adulthood, a worldwide pandemic, and a tidal wave of social justice […]

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NBF Presents: An Afternoon with the National Book Awards: A Brooklyn Book Festival panel featuring Candice Iloh

Main Stage on Borough Hall Plaza Columbus Park, Brooklyn, New York

What do books that investigate bodies, Blackness, the judicial system, and the end of the world have in common? Join 2020 National Book Award–honored authors Rumaan Alam (Leave the World Behind, Finalist, Fiction), Lillian-Yvonne Bertram (Travesty Generator, Longlist, Poetry), Michelle Bowdler (Is Rape a Crime?: A Memoir, an Investigation, and a Manifesto, Longlist, Nonfiction), and Candice Iloh (WFYP, June 2017) (Every Body […]

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Pamela Petro & Jane Brox – The Long Field, A Memoir of Wales and The Presence of Absence

Online Zoom Event

Pamela Petro writes, 'I'm not Welsh by birth or ancestry. I'm simply Welsh by choice.' In The Long Field, she burrows deep into the Welsh countryside to tell how this small country became a big part of an American writer's life. Petro (Nonfiction and Graphic Novel & Comics, MFA Writing Faculty) and her friend, author […]

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