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Every two years, the Massachusetts Cultural Council awards grants to some of the most talented writers and poets working in the Commonwealth. The fellows reading at Porter Square include:
Join us for another round of microfiction from cozy mystery authors, featuring
Clea Simon, As Dark As My Fur
Marian Stanley, The Immaculate
Sheila Connelly, Cruel Winter
Kate Flora, A Good Man with a Dog
Barbara Ross, Iced Under
Carolyn Wilkins, Mojo for Murder
Edith Maxwell, Murder Most Fowl
Since her 1930 appearance in The Secret of the Old Clock, amateur sleuth Nancy Drew has inspired generations of girls with her moxie, intelligence, determination, and independence. The Nancy Drew Anthology celebrates this female icon and role model who after nearly 90 years is as popular as ever.
Contributors Kathleen Aguero, Jessica Purdy, Ellen Cohen, Kristina England, and Sarah Nichols share their stories of the classic teenage detective.
This month's roundtable features a panel of literary journal editors:
This month's reading is hosted by Pangyrus. Featured readers include poets Gregory Lawless and Anton Yakovlev, essayists Jim Krisschell, Molly Howes, and Yahya Chaudhry, and Judith Sarayan and Danila Jebejian Terpanjian presenting excerpts from Armenian writer Zabel Yessayan's work in the original Armenian and in translation.