What The Universe Is: Rob Arnold, Lisa Pegram, Robbie Gamble

Online Zoom

ROB ARNOLD is a Chamoru poet whose work has appeared in Ploughshares, Hyphen, Gettysburg Review, Poetry Northwest, RED INK, Yes Poetry, The Ocean State Review, Peripheries, and The Volta, among others. His poems have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and have received support from the Somerville Arts Council, the Jack Straw Cultural Center, and […]

Virtual Launch with Nisha Sharma and Axie Oh

Online Event

Celebrate the releases of Nisha Sharma's Radha & Jai's Recipe for Romance and Axie Oh's (WFYP, June 2017) XOXO in conversation with Ayman Chaudry hosted by Books of Wonder. There will be a Q&A portion with the audience.

Free

Blurred Lines Writing Workshop with Novuyo Masakhane and Leah Young

Online Event

A 2-day generative writing workshop with teachers Novuyo Masakhane (Fiction, January 2021) and Leah Young (Nonfiction, January 2018). July 17-18 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. each day. Day 1 Saturday: We will focus on comparing and contrasting craft elements of fiction and creative non-fiction, such as: voice, setting, character and inspiration. Participants will work […]

$175

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 […]

Free

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 […]

The Long Field: A Memoir of Wales and the Presence of Absence–author talk with Pamela Petro

Online Zoom Event

The Long Field burrows deep into the Welsh countryside to tell how this small country became a big part of an American writer’s life. Petro twines her story around that of Wales by viewing both through the lens of hiraeth, a Welsh word that’s famously hard to translate, deriving from an old usage meaning ‘long […]

Free

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 […]

Free

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, […]

Free

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 […]

Free

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.

Price of Purchase

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).