Best of Boston: What’s Happening in July?

Welcome to the seventeenth edition of Best of Boston, filled to the brim with literary goodness to add to your calendar. Take a peek at Grub's assemblage of all the most exciting events going on around town next month.

July 3, 2017 | GrubWrites

In Pursuit of the Perfect Logline

Recent Novel Incubator graduate Julie Carrick Dalton interviews Lane "The Logline Whisperer" Shefter Bishop--director, producer, and Muse & the Marketplace presenter--about how to reduce a whole novel to one pitch-perfect sentence.

June 30, 2017 | Julie Dalton

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How to Alienate Your Queer Self During a Pride Literary Event

Milo Todd, recent graduate of GrubStreet's Novel Incubator  program, on his first foray into the fraught world of literary panel moderation.



To kick off Pride Month this year, on June 5th GrubStreet hosted an event at Trident Booksellers called “Queering Literature: A Pride Panel.”

June 29, 2017 | Milo Todd

The Writing Life

Sound Quality: Henriette Lazaridis on Rosa Liksom's Compartment No. 6

We've all had that moment as readers when we stumble across a sentence in a novel or essay that sings to us from the page. There are sentences we want to wrap our tongues around, that we speak aloud just to revel in their aural qualities. For each installment of this series, Henriette Lazaridis chooses a single sentence from a work of literature and shows us why it is music to our ears.

This month's installment focuses on the English language translation of Rosa Liksom's Finnish novel Compartment No

June 28, 2017 | Henriette Lazaridis


June 27, 2017 | Denise Delgado

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