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Indies First Day

Start your holiday shopping at a local business, with Cambridge-area authors appearing as guest booksellers all day.

The local authors joining us will be:

Josh Funk: 10-12

Susan Maycock: 11-1

Camille DeAngelis: 12-3

Val Wang: 3-5

Chris Boucher: 4-6

Molly Antopol 

 

The Roundtable at Porter Square Books

Join us for the latest installment in our monthly literary magazine roundtable. This month's reading is organized by Agni, and features Danielle Legros George, Kirun Kapur, and Steve Yarborough.

What Does It Mean to Be White in America?

What Does It Mean to Be White in America?Join contributors to a new anthology on race, What Does It Mean to Be White in America?: Breaking the White Code of Silence for a panel discussion and reading. This event is cosponsored by the National Writers Union, Boston Chapter.

Contributors who will be participating include:

Sean Forester Forbes

Debby Irving

Martha Collins

Abe Lateiner

What Does it Mean to be White in America?: Breaking the White Code of Silence, A Collection of Personal Narratives Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781940939483
Availability: It's Complicated--Contact Us for More Info
Published: 2Leaf Press - April 15th, 2016

Cozies at the Cafe

Cozies at the CafeJoin local cozy mystery authors for a fast-paced reading series -- plus prizes and giveaways! Author Toni Kelner will be hosting.

Participating authors include:

Clea Simon (Into the Grey)

Susan Oleksiw (When Krishna Calls)

J.A. Hennrikus (Clock and Dagger)

Sheila Connolly (Seeds of Deception)

Ruth McCarty ("The Wave")

Booksellers & Baristas

Enjoy the words and music of the people who sell books and serve coffee every day at Porter Square Books and Cafe Zing.

A selection of our bookseller-authors and barista-musicians will read and perform their work.

Patricia Park & Val Wang

Patricia Park was born and raised in New York City. She earned her BA in English from Swarthmore College and an MFA in Fiction from Boston University, where she studied with Ha Jin and Allegra Goodman. A former Fulbright Scholar and Emerging Writer Fellow at the Center for Fiction, she has published essays in the New York Times, Slice, and The Guardian. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Val Wang is an author and multimedia storyteller. She most recently created and produced Planet Takeout, an interactive, multi-platform documentary on the role of Chinese takeouts as a vital cultural crossroads in America. She teaches in the English and Media Studies Department of Bentley University. Val lives in Boston, but her heart is still partly in Beijing.

Patricia Park & Val Wang(more)

Re Jane: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143107941
Availability: It's Complicated--Contact Us for More Info
Published: Penguin Books - April 19th, 2016

Beijing Bastard: Coming of Age in a Changing China Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781592409426
Availability: It's Complicated--Contact Us for More Info
Published: Avery - November 3rd, 2015

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