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Lit Boston: What's Happening in October?

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In the October 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.

 

Virtual Event: Joanna Schaffhausen in conversation with Edwin Hill

Thursday, October 1st at 7:00 PM | Event Fee: $0

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YAWP Summer 2019 Playlist Series: In the Garage

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In anticipation of 75-degree-or-higher weather, endless waffle cones of ice cream, and later curfews, we’ve asked teen instructors to describe their upcoming teen class as a pop song. Our first instructor in our YAWP Summer Playlist series is Ethan Gilsdorf, author of Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks: An Epic Quest for Reality Among Role Players, Online Gamers, and Other Dwellers of Imaginary Realms



If my class Storytelling with Dungeons & Dragons was a pop song, it would have to be Weezer's "In the Garage." Why? Well, just listen to the opening lyrics to the song:


"I've got a ...

Ethan Gilsdorf

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YAWP Summer 2019 Playlist Series: Old Town Road

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In anticipation of 75-degree-or-higher weather, endless waffle cones of ice cream, and later curfews, we’ve asked teen instructors to describe their upcoming teen class as a pop song. Our next instructor in our YAWP Summer Playlist series is Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah, associate editor at Pizza Pi Press, and the reviews editor at Winter Tangerine.



My class is most def “Old Town Road.” I mean, it's obvious. Talking Back Through Writing is weird, genre-defying, and undeniably bumps. I mean, what else can I say, we got the horses in the back, we gonna write till we can't no more ...

Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah

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YAWP Summer 2019 Playlist Series: Light On

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In anticipation of 75-degree-or-higher weather, endless waffle cones of ice cream, and later curfews, we’ve asked teen instructors to describe their upcoming teen class as a pop song. Our next instructor in our YAWP Summer Playlist series is Fox Welsh, who is currently working on a YA novel about queerness, mental health, and living outside the boxes we are expected to fit into.

Fox Welsh

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YAWP's Got All the Stories You Need!

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The first FREE Saturday YAWP session of the year is happening soon (Saturday, January 24, to be exact)! Sign up here and join us! Teens can write amazing stories like those you'll read below, from our Summer 2014 Fellows.

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YAWP Features Literary Stars! 100 Words Stories

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The last FREE Saturday YAWP session of the year is happening this Saturday! Sign up here and join us! Teens can write amazing stories like those you'll read below, from our Summer 2014 Fellows.

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Lit Boston: What's Happening in May?

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In the May 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.

 

Why Not Just Cream and Sugar? The Power of Detail with Chang-rae Lee

Saturday, May 1st from 4:00PM – 5:30PM ET | Workshop Fee: $90

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YAWP Summer: Fanfiction to Fan-Worthy Fiction

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Teen writers, learn how to create characters we can obsess over, build your own unique worlds and environments, and how the pacing of fanfiction “chapters” translate to the scenes and beats of a novel.

How many writers in the world first developed a love of writing and a diligent practice through fanfiction? As fanfic writers, we engage characters we love and know deeply, giving them new adventures, at times filling in gaps in their stories

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YAWP Summer: Crafting Lyrics and Verse: The Art of Songwriting

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How do musicians write lyrics that instantly fill us with joy, sadness, or inspiration in just a few short lines? In this week-long, teen remote class, you'll explore the connections between writing and music, and learn the strategies and techniques that top musicians — like Kendrick Lamar, Tupac, Biggie, Fred the Godson, BabyFace, Alicia Keys, Jhene Aiko, Amy Winehouse, J.Cole., and more!  use to write songs that move us emotionally and land at the top of the Billboard charts.

 

While writing your own lyrics and verses, you'll also learn the Art ...

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Lit Boston: What's Happening in February?

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In the February 2020 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.

 

Howard Bryant presents Full Dissidence: Notes from an Uneven Playing Field

Monday, February 3rd, 7:00pm
Harvard Book Store

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