Lit Boston: What’s Happening in March?

In the March 2018 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston lit events this month, curated from the Boston Literary District's event calendar, an essential source of literary happenings.

From Perpetual Indians to Perpetual Foreigners, a Discussion of Latina/o Migrant Identities at the Boston Public Library

When: Mar 15, 6pm-7:30pm; Where: Rabb Hall, Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston Street, Boston.

David Hernandez, Professor of Latino/a studies at Mount Holyoke College, addresses the racial treatment of Latina/o immigrants and communities through the lens of immigration enforcement politics from 1790 to today.


All the Women in My Family Sing, featuring Jennifer De Leon

When: Mar 19, 7pm-8pm; Where: Harvard Book Store & Cafe, 1256 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge

Deborah Santana, Jennifer DE Leon, Lisa A. Jones and others read and discuss All the Women in My Family Sing, an anthology documenting the experiences of women of color at the dawn of the twenty-first century.


Chinatown Presents: Authors Anelise Chen & Q.M. Zhang

When: Mar 23, 6:30pm-8:00pm; Where: Pao Arts Center, 99 Albany St, Boston.

Kaya Press authors Anelise Chen and Q.M. Zhang discuss trauma, memory and writing.


Novelist Laura van den Berg at Suffolk University

When: Mar 27, 6pm-7:30pm; Where: The Suffolk University Poetry Center, 73 Tremont St, Boston.

Laura van den Berg reads from her fiction at Suffolk University’s Poetry Center.


ArtsEmerson premieres The White Card by Claudia Rankine

When: Ends Mar 18; Where: Paramount Theatre, 559 Washington St, Boston.

In this stunning world premiere at ArtsEmerson, The White Card unfolds a meticulously crafted story, raising uncomfortable questions about what—and who—are on display.

For a full list of everything lit in Boston this month, check out the Boston Literary District's event calendar!

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