On January 15, 2017, the Greater Boston Writers Resist took place at the Boston Public Library, featuring twenty-five writers, readers, and leaders in the Boston community.Read More
Boston is host to a vast number of interesting literary events, and we'll keep you updated on what you need to know
Brit Bennett spoke at the Harvard Book Store in Cambridge on Oct. 21 about her new novel The Mothers, which tackles difficult but crucial topics like abortion, racism, suicide, religion, friendship, love, and community. Our reporter writes about Bennett's story about what went in to writing the novel, and the novel itself.Read More
What are you working on? Why not finish that short story you've been tinkering with, or finally put onto paper that poem that's been swirling around your mind, or finally write about that event that changed you, and submit it to the Emerging Writer's Contest hosted by Ploughshares, one of the nation's foremost literary magazines. Now accepting fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, submit your piece by May 15 to win the chance at publication and $1000. More information, including submission information, eligibility requirements, and more, can be found on their guidelines page. Good luck!
826 Boston, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write, is hosting their annual Write-A-Thon from February 23 through April 8.Read More