In the July 2021 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston lit events this month, taking place virtually. See below for our list of local literary happenings.
Thursday, July 1st at 6:00PM ET | Event Fee: $0
Juneteenth is Saturday, June 19th. There are many ways to observe Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States, so we’ve compiled a list of Juneteenth events happening virtually and in-person here in the Greater Boston area. As the fight for equity and justice continues, we hope this list provides some resources to commemorate this vital day in history and celebrate the contributions, writing, art, and experiences of Black Americans.
In the June 2021 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston (and beyond) lit events this month, taking place virtually. See below for our list of literary happenings.
Tuesday, June 1st from 12:00PM – 1:30PM ET | Workshop Fee: $0
Writers attending conferences - like last week's The Muse & The Marketplace 2021 - tend to react to the experience in one of two ways: despair or elation.
Camp #1 is overwhelmed with information. Too much of the advice they absorbed seemed contradictory or overly complicated. They’re not sure they even like agents and editors anymore. And dammit, if all those other attendees are trying to get published, how do they stand a chance?
The Massachusetts Poetry Festival returns May 13-16, 2021.
The 2021 Festival will showcase an all-star roster of poets from across the Commonwealth and the country, including more than 50 events in total featuring well over 100+ poets. Headline poets include Victoria Chang, Jos Charles, Martín Espada, Tyehimba Jess, Patricia Spears Jones, Lang Leav, Khadijah Queen, Naomi Shihab Nye, Ariana Reines, Dara Wier, and more. You can learn more about these poets by going to their headliners page.
In addition to headline readings, panels, workshops and performances, this year’s …