Join her for a celebration of April, as National Poetry Month
BOSTON NAMES NEW YOUTH POET LAUREATE
Anjalequa Leynneyah Verona Birkett, from the John D. O’Bryant School of Math & Science, is Boston’s second
40 ACRES & A SLAM: BLACK HISTORY MONTH EDITION
"An evening of rhythm, rhymes, and reparations"
PORSHA OLAYIWOLA PERFORMS “POETRY AS PROTEST”
The Poet Laureate read selected works.
COLLECTING PERSPECTIVE: THE GARDNER MUSEUM’S SALON LUMINARY PROGRAM
As the fourth cohort of Neighborhood Salon Luminaries settles in, and the previous three continue to inform, claims Vedro, “not only the community engagement programs, but now, more and more, other types of programming, and collaborations throughout the museum.”
10 OF OUR FAVORITE NONFICTION READS OF 2019
Here’s a rundown of some of our favorites from 2019, including several whose authors we were lucky enough to interview this year.
LIFE OF THE PARTY
Slam feminism with a true-crime twist in latest from poet Olivia Gatwood
Back in the fall of 2013, before Trump and #MeToo, I first encountered Olivia Gatwood’s poetry at a Lower East Side poetry slam, which she won. To someone with a newly minted degree in English from a small liberal arts school isolated from a flourishing ...
SOUL OF THE CITY
BAMS Fest returns for a second year with new twists and attractions
ALLSTON LIVING ROOM READ: WHERE QUEER STORIES AND MORE TAKE THE FLOOR
“I think it is very powerful, but also complicated. Queerness is like this big abstract concept and how do you put a border around that? And more importantly, should you?”
‘I DO POETRY ALL THE TIME’