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Reading tonight, 11/2!

Hey Wallies! Don’t forget the amazing reading scheduled for tonight, November 2nd. The door at 2 Gerry’s Landing Rd will be open at six. If you haven’t been before, don’t try to use GPS to get there. It will fail you. The directions are here. Can’t wait. Tracy and Helen Advertisements

Cammy Thomas and Daniel Tobin reading – 10/23

Please come and hear Wally poets Cammy Thomas and Daniel Tobin read this coming Sunday, October 23, upstairs at the Emerson Umbrella, 40 Stow St., downtown Concord, at 3 pm.  The event is co-sponsored by the Concord Poetry Center and the Concord Festival of Authors.  For more information, scroll to Poets With New Books at:

Next reading on November 2

Dear Wallies, I am tempted to bill it as “Anderson, Bennet-Bonilla and the Mainiacs,” but seriously, we have an excellent line-up of readers on November 2 at the Cambridge Boat House. We hope to see you there. Cynthia Burgess Anderson, Jonathan Bennet-Bonilla, and Lee Sharkey, Debra Spark, and Susan Sterling (making the trek from Maine) will be […]


Hello Wallies. Thanks to Katherine Rooks, Bob Oldshue, Sumita Mukherji, Daniel and Ebele Johnson, and Scott Challener for sharing their work and kicking off the third Unauthorized Eleanor Wilner Reading Series. And thanks to all of you who showed up to hear such fine readings. The feedback on the evening: “AMAZING!” We missed Helen Fremont’s […]

Congrats all around!

New England Wallies Jen Funk, Katherine Rooks, and Margaret Draft graduated this past July. We had the pleasure of hearing Jen reading at the end of last season, and Katherine will help kick us off at the first reading this season. Please join us in welcoming them to the afterlife! Bob Oldshue’s first book, NOVEMBER STORM […]

Michelle Gillett tribute: July 21

Please join us in honoring the memory of Michelle Gillett at this reading and tribute.

Unauthorized Eleanor 2016-2017

Hello Writers and Readers, Please mark your calendars for the upcoming academic year’s reading series dates at the Cambridge Boat House: 9/21/16, 11/2/16, 12/7/16, 3/1/17, 4/5/17, 5/3/17 You will notice there are six readings this time around, and we are skipping the coldest months. As our numbers grow, so do the reading and listening opportunities (ENORMOUS thanks to Helen Fremont)! We […]

Last night

Thanks to all who came to the boathouse for the season finale of the Unauthorized Eleanor Wilner Reading Series, and special thanks to the generous and talented readers, Jayne Benjulian, Patrick Donnelly, Jen Funk, Leslie Lawrence, and Genanne Walsh (who flew in from the Bay Area, where they are starting a reading community like ours). […]

The next reading is May 18th!

Hello Everyone! We are delighted to remind you that Jayne Benjulian, Patrick Donnelly, Jennifer Funk, Leslie Lawrence and Genanne Walsh (visiting from SF) will be reading on the Wednesday after next at the Cambridge Boat House. The doors at 2 Gerry’s Landing Rd. will be open at 6 pm for a 7pm reading. A number […]

Thank you and May 18!

Dear New England Wallies, Thank you to our readers last night for giving us such a varied and rich evening of good words, and especially to Eleanor Wilner for making the trip from Philadelphia to share her work and her inspiring presence, and her fabulous husband, and to authorize the unauthorized. Mary Bonina shared a […]