Best of Boston: What's Happening in August?
Welcome to our seventh installment 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.
Tuesday, August 2, 6:45pm-9pm
Come see Michael Mack, known for his disarmingly personal narratives and a two-time winner of the Massachusetts Cultural Council's Artist Fellowship. He returns to Story Space with new odysseys of faith, love, and survival. Click here for more info.
Thursday, August 4, 6:30pm-7:30pm
The Boston Literary District welcomes Val Wang for “Get Lit After Work,” our pop-up literary biergarten. Val Wang will discuss and share excerpts from her memoir, Beijing Bastard: Coming of Age in a Changing China with a signing to follow. Click here for more info.
Monday, August 8, 7:00pm-8:15pm
Harvard Book Store and GrubStreet welcome 2016 PEN Hemingway Award finalist Margaret Malone and debut author Chris McCormick for a discussion of their books People Like You and Desert Boys: Fiction, which will be 20% off the day of the event. . Click here for more info.
Harvard Book Store and GrubStreet welcome debut novelist Annie DeWitt for a reading from her book White Nights in Split Town City. This event is free and open to the public, and White Nights in Split Town City will be 20% off the day of the event. Click here for more info.
Wednesday, August 10, 7:00pm-8:15pm
Harvard Book Store and GrubStreet welcome pastry chef and debut novelist Louise Miller for a reading from her book The City Baker's Guide to Country Living. This event is free and open to the public, and The City Baker's Guide to Country Living will be 20% off the day of the event. Click here for more info.
Friday, August 19, 6:00pm - Saturday, August 20, 11:59pm
BFG presents filmmakers with opportunities to showcase their work, directly connect to their audience, network within their industry and share resources to build a stronger film community on the East Coast. BFG includes feature length films, more filmmaker Q&As, additional sponsor opportunities and a Gala to celebrate the amazing local talent. Click here for more info.
Bring your lunch and come on over to GrubStreet to meet fellow writers and get your creative juices flowing with some cool writing exercises. Led by one of our award-winning instructors or ambassadors. Best of all, you’ll leave lunch with some new ideas to ponder for the rest of your day and beyond. No need to RSVP — just come! Click here for more info.