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Launching a Book During an Epidemic

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By Katrin Schumann

For those of you reading this who haven't yet published your first book, I'm sure you've dreamed about your book launch. You'll have thought about whether to go big or small, have it at a bookstore, in an event space, bar or library, and who you hope might turn up (maybe even local media!). 

There are a lot of misconceptions out there about launches - both the launch event itself and the "book tour" that happens afterwards. They're a bit like the three martini lunch which used to be common practice and underwritten by your ...

Katrin Schumann

Books & Reading The Writing Life

Juneteenth: What's Happening in Boston?

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Juneteenth is tomorrow, Friday, 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 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.

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FREE Brown Bag Lunch Writing Session, 6/10

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Looking for some virtual mid-week writing community? Or do you have a schedule that gives you free afternoons instead of evenings? Join our FREE Brown Bag Lunch Writing Series live via easy to use video conferencing. Join us on Wednesday, June 10th from 12:30pm-1:15pm. For 45 minutes, you’ll meet fellow writers and get your creative juices flowing with some cool writing exercises. Led by one of our award-winning instructors or ambassadors.

 

Reserve your spot today.

Florann Estiler

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Lit Boston: What's Happening in June?

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In the June 2020 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.

 

Curator’s Choice: Trees! 

Tuesday, June 2nd at 12:00 PM

A Virtual Event by the Boston Athenaeum

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Share Your Fond Memories of 162 Boylston

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Last week, we announced the bittersweet news that we’re moving out of our home at 162 Boylston Street by the end of this month

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