Jessica Keener, Susan Henderson, and Amy Wallen

Budapest: gorgeous city of secrets, with ties to a shadowy, bloody past.

Strangers in Budapest Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616204976
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Books - November 14th, 2017

The Flicker of Old Dreams: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062686701
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - March 13th, 2018

When We Were Ghouls: A Memoir of Ghost Stories (American Lives) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780803296954
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: University of Nebraska Press - March 1st, 2018

Mass Cultural Council Fellows

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:

Colleen Coyne

Cynthia Gunadi

Thomas McNeely

Rosalind Pace

Cozies at the Cafe

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

Nancy Drew Anthology

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.

Nancy Drew Anthology: Writing & Art Featuring Everybody's Favorite Female Sleuth Cover Image
ISBN: 9780997797213
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Silver Birch Press - October 1st, 2016

The Roundtable at Porter Square Books

This month's roundtable features a panel of literary journal editors:

  • Jennifer Barber (Salamander)
  • Mark Polanzak (draft)
  • Christina Thompson (Harvard Review)
  • Sven Birkerts (AGNI)
  • Greg Harris (Pangyrus)
  • Christopher Boucher (Post Road)


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