Check out these upcoming events from the Cambridge Common Writers community:

February 6 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm EST

Writing by Ear: Incorporating the Poetic, with Michael Mercurio

Online Event

Every writer—no matter how accomplished they may be—feels the pressure of finding the right words to invigorate their manuscripts, to tell stories that resonate with readers and that linger for a long time. In this half-day workshop, writers will explore how the origins of words we use and the sounds of them can enhance their writing across any and all genres.

February 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST

Memoirs of a Black Girl – Q & A with Thato Mwosa and The Boston Globe

Online Zoom Event

Join The Boston Globe’s Black History Month Film Festival in a virtual screening and discussion of Thato Mwosa’s (WSS, June 2017) first narrative feature, Memoirs of a Black Girl.

February 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST

Poetry Reading and Party — Jennifer LeBlanc’s “Descent”

Online Zoom Event

Hosted by Kristina LeBlanc, join Jennifer for a reading and celebration of her debut poetry collection.

February 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm EST

The R-Word: How Racism Spread Across the Nation – featuring Jason Reynolds

Online Event

Details TBD

February 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm PST

The Crime Plays – A Film Noir Tribute for the Stage

Online Event

Featuring 10-minute Plays by: Sandra Cruze, Wendy Ewan (WSS, June 2018), Sabrina Hill, Ken Levine, Anthony Leyva, John Mabey, Martha Patterson, and Eric Henry Sanders. Register soon because space is limited.

February 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST

In Conversation with A.J. Verdelle and Fred Joiner

Online Zoom Event

Join Cambridge Common Writers for readings and conversation with A.J. Verdelle (Fiction, MFA Writing Faculty), and Fred Joiner (Poetry, June 2015).

February 28 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm EST

Reading in The Loom Reading Series with Kevin Prufer

Online Zoom Event

On Sunday, February 28th at 4:30pm, the Toadstool Bookshop and the Loom Poetry Series will host a live, online reading from three poets, Kevin Prufer (Poetry, MFA Writing Faculty), Angela Narciso Torres, and Reginald Gibbons, to celebrate the release of their new books from Four Way Books.

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