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Events 2017

June 2017


Saturday June 17 from 1 -3

Jennifer Colella Martelli, Uncanny Valley
Rusty Barnes, On Broad Sound
Joshua Michael Stewart, Break Every String

July 2017


Saturday, July 29 from 1-3
Michael C. Keith, Slow Transit and Perspective Drifts Like a Log on a River
Phil E. Temples, Helltown Chronicles
Timothy Gager, Chief Jay Strongbow is Real
Judy Shaeffer, Horizons

Events 2016

March 2016

QUADRUPLE BOOK LAUNCH Saturday, March 26, 2016 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm

Nadine Darling: She Came From Beyond
Tina Barry: Mall Flower
Amye Archer Fat Girl Skinny
Tony Press Crossing the Lines

April 2016

Open mic night

Saturday, April 30th from 7-9 pm

May 2016


Saturday, May 7, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Glenn Bowie: Into the Thorns and Honey
Lori Desrosiers: Sometimes I Hear the Clock Speak
Michael C. Keith: Bits, Specks, Crumbs, Flecks

Presentation of the Allen Ginsberg Literary Community Contribution Award

Saturday, May 14 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Presented to Gloria Mindock

June 2016

Book Launch and Anthology Extravaganza

Saturday, June 11 from 1-3

Nancy Davidoff Kelton, author of Finding Mr. Rightstein
Jennifer Martellin, author of The Uncanny Valley

Multiple contributors will be present to read their selection from Volume I of The Best of Boston Literary Magazine Anthology, including (hopefully!) Paul Beckman, Michael C. Keith, Christopher Reilley, Phil Temples, Doug Holder, Richard Fox, and John Sheirer.

September 2016

Dead Poet Hike

Saturday, September 10 1-3

Got a favorite poem from a poet who has passed on? Print it up and join us for our first Dead Poet Hike. We'll meet at the center and take a short walk to beautiful Hemlock Gorge where one by one we'll read the poem against a gorgeous backdrop of Echo Falls. Then it's back to the center for cake!

October 2016

Sunday, October 9 1-3 PM

PA-based poets Brian Fanelli (Waiting for the Dead to Speak) and Thomas Bransten (Journey to Zembeylia) and Open Mic


Saturday, October 15th 1-3 PM

Bring your best Beat-inspired poem to perform, and then join us in our group reading—poem to be announced!

November 2016

Sunday, November 6 1-3 PM

Please join us for a TRIPLE book launch!

Rob Dinsmoor Tales of the Troupe
Lawrence Kessenich Cinnamon Girl
Best of BLM Volume 2
And several guest speakers!

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