Lit Boston: What’s Happening in May?

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In the May 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.

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Author Newsletters--Yay or Nay?

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By Katrin Schumann

Media marketing experts agree that maintaining a robust newsletter is one of the best ways for an author to build a core audience--a group of people who will be more interested and committed to you and your work than, say, that stranger lurking on twitter or the random people liking your Instagram shots.

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Best of the Web 08/28/17

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Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.



In Electric Literature, Lindsay Merbaum grapples with writer self-doubt.

"Not a Real Writer: How Self-Doubt Holds Me Back." 

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Best of the Web 08/21/17

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Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.



From Early Bird Books, a new poem about this American life from Sherman Alexie.

"Hymn." 

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Best of the Web 08/14/17

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Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.



From Teen Vogue, a first peek at hotly-anticipated YA novel, Children of Blood and Bone.

Tomi Adeyemi’s ‘Children of Blood and Bone’: Take an Exclusive First Look." 

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