Author Event: Jody Hobbs Hesler & BettyJoyce Nash

Bluebird & Co 5792 Three Notched Road, Crozet, Virginia, United States

Join Jody Hobbs Hesler (Fiction, June 2017) for a book reading featuring author BettyJoyce Nash. Jody Hobbs Hesler has written ever since she could hold a pencil and now lives and writes in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Growing up, she split time between suburban Richmond, Virginia, and the mountains outside Winchester, Virginia. […]


Zoom Webinar: The Modern Art of War – Hunter Liguore

Online Zoom Event

Sun Tzu’s Art of War has been read mostly as a book of war strategies that teaches us how to beat our opponents on the battlefield. The Modern Art of War presents a new interpretation: it isn’t about conquering your enemies, devising strategies to overtake armies, or getting ahead against your competitors. Instead, the real […]


Here in Sanctuary–Whirling Book Launch with D. Dina Friedman

Anchor House of Artists 518 Pleasant Street, Northampton, Massachusetts, United States

Join the Jewish Activists for Immigration Justice of Western Massachusetts for a book launch and reading from Here in Sanctuary--Whirling by D. Dina Friedman (Fiction, January 2016), a collection of poems taken from the author's journey to the Brownsville/Matamoros border and her work in the immigration justice movement.


Limited Engagement! by Erin FM

Boston Playwrights' Theatre 949 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Boston Theater Marathon XXVI features 50 ten-minute plays written by New England playwrights and presented by New England theatre companies which donate their time and talent to this annual event. The event will be divided into five blocks (each block $30 advance/$35 day-of-event, no fees), each featuring ten plays and running approximately one hour and […]

$30 – $35

Arrowsmith Press Reading with Steven Cramer, Diane Mehta and Christopher Merrill

Grolier Poetry Book Shop 6 Plympton Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Join Arrowsmith Press for a reading with Steven Cramer (Poetry, MFA Writing Faculty), Diane Mehta and Christopher Merrill with an introduction by Askold Melnyczuk. This event will be available both in-person and online.


Why and How to Perform Your Poetry (Well) with Shari Caplan and Jennifer Jean

Online Zoom

There’s nothing like an amazing poetry reading! These are the events where readers are not onlyprepared, they’re authentic, compelling, charismatic, and memorable. Why is this kind of readingimportant for you as a poet and for society at large? And how can you give this kind of reading?You’ll leave this 2-hour, interactive presentation with solid knowledge […]


Writer’s Lab: Launch and Grow Your Substack Newsletter with Hurley Winkler

Regency Square Branch Library 9900 Regency Square Blvd, Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Hurley Winkler (Fiction, January 2017) presents a 90-minute lecture-style workshop on developing a successful online newsletter. The writer of a popular newsletter shares her keys to success on Substack. Learn about newsletter content strategies, the benefits of Substack over other social media platforms, and monetizing your newsletter.  Hurley Winkler writes the popular Substack newsletter Lonely Victories for […]


Cambridge Common Readers: My Autobiography of Carson McCullers with Rebecca Joy

Online Zoom Event

Join us for the next online meeting of Cambridge Common Readers as we discuss My Autobiography of Carson McCullers by Jean Shapland with Rebecca Joy (Fiction, January 2017). This event is free and open to the Lesley MFA community. You do not need to have attended previous sessions, and while you don't have to read […]


7th Annual Bronx Book Festival

Fordham Plaza Fordham Plaza, The Bronx, New York, United States

Founded and organized by Saraciea J Fennell (WFYP, January 2020) the Bronx Book Festival is a free, public event with an impressive line-up of authors celebrating books. They have exclusive TBIR programming lined up for this year's festival, so RSVP to meet bestselling authors from the Boogie Down and beyond! Colson Whitehead will attend as […]


Who Am I: The Music and Meaning of Stream-of-Consciousness with Angelo D’Amato

Cambridge Center for Adult Education 42 Brattle Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

In this course, led by Angelo D'Amato (Fiction, June 2020), will look at William Faulkner’s “The Sound and the Fury,” Virginia Woolf’s “The Waves,” and excerpts from James Joyce’s “Ulysses” and “Finnegans Wake,” to understand how this technique challenges how we make meaning of the world, and how we can harness it to create a […]


MFA Summer Reading Series: All Lesley Reads Visitor Bernardo Cubria

Online Zoom Event

Join the Lesley MFA community for the All Lesley Reads event with actor, director, playwright, and screenwriter Bernardo Cubria. Bernardo's accomplishments are vast and wide in both stage and screen. He has worked as actor, writer, and editor in film, TV and stage. Bernardo’s plays have been nominated for and won major theater awards, including […]