Literary happenings near us

Wednesday, February 20 at 7pm
Two Plays, One House: A Raisin in the Sun and Clybourne Park 
Strand Theater, 543 Columbia Road, Boston
Free and open to the public
The Huntington Theatre Company, SpeakEasy Stage Company, and the City of Boston’s Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events are bringing it: Members of the casts of A Raisin in the Sun and Clybourne Park come together at the Strand Theatre for this special event hosted by Karen Holmes Ward of WCVB-TV featuring scenes from each show, Q&A with artists, and the chance to win tickets to both plays. Rad. Details here
Thursday, February 21 at 7:30 pm
Terrance Hayes and Ani Gjika Robert
Lowell Memorial Reading at Boston University
The Castle, 225 Bay State Road, Boston
Free and open to the public
Thursday, February 28, from 6:45pm to 8:00pm
JP Writes & Invites: Jennifer Haigh
Boston Public Library, Jamaica Plain Branch
The New York Times called local writer Jennifer Haigh “an expert natural storyteller with an acute sense of her characters’ humanity.” Her latest collection of short stories, News From Heaven, was released in January. Join Jennifer as she reads from her work and talks craft with the audience in my local library! Details here
Thursday, March 7 at 7pm
Jamie Quatro and Megan Mayhew Bergman
Newtonville Books
Free and open
Jamie Quatro reads from her collection I Want to Show You More and Megan Mayhew Bergman reads from Birds of a Lesser Paradise (Ed. note: title story made me cry). Hosted by Jill McCorkle. Deets!
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