Monday, April 28, 2014

Literary Happenings 4/28-5/2

Here at Godine we realize the importance of participating in a literary community. Luckily our home city of Boston is full of great book readings, lectures, poetry slams, and book groups. If you're looking for things to do this week, why not check out some of these events, free unless otherwise noted!:

Monday 4/28

Tuesday 4/29
  • LIT WEEK: Mona Simpson discusses Casebook at the Boston Athenaeum, 12pm
  • LIT WEEK: Karaoke and Cocktails, inspired by Mexican Writers at the Painted Burro, 5pm 
  • LIT WEEK: Poetry in Question at the Mary Baker Eddy Library, 5:30pm
  • Daniel Palmer discusses Desperate at Brookline Booksmith, 7pm
  • LIT WEEK: Healing & Humorous Poetry for the One Fund, at District Hall, 7pm
  • Open mic with Kaamila Mohamed at Trident Booksellers & Cafe, 8pm
  • Ramachandra Guha discusses Gandhi Before India with Pratap Bhanu Mehta at the Harvard Book Store, 7pm
  • LIT WEEK: The Future of Reading and Writing at Harvard University's Lit Fest, 8pm

Wednesday 4/30

Thursday 5/1
  • LIT WEEK: Harvard Square Literary Walking Tour, 12pm
  • LIT WEEK: Meet & Mingle with Literary Journal Editors at the Field in Central Square, 5pm
  • LIT WEEK: A Storied Affair at Storyville, 6pm
  • Anne Fadiman discusses The Opposite of Loneliness in memory of Marina Keegan at Brookline Booksmith, 7pm
  • Jamie Quatro and Elizabeth Graver discuss I Want to Show You More and To the End of the Point at Newtonville Books, 7pm
  • The Boston Poetry Slam's Moonlighting: A Queer Open Mic and Reading Series at Fazenda Coffee Roasters, 7:30pm

Friday 5/2 

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