Category Reading Series

Thank you and up next

Dear Walloons, The view out the window right now means I have weather on my mind. Thank you to Rebecca Winterer, Susan Sterling, Sumita Mukherji and our surprise reader Cynthia Phoel for entertaining us so thoroughly last week. We were transported by the artistry of the writing into places most of us have never been. We […]

Monday night

Hello Everyone, Here is your IT’S TOMORROW! reminder about the reading that will be happening at the boathouse MONDAY, MARCH 12. We are there to answer the door at 6. Readings by Matthew Luzitano, Sumita Mukherji, Susan Sterling, and Rebecca Winterer (who will be reading from her sumptuous and truly original new book, THE SINGING […]

Next Reading March 12th

Hello Everyone, We have a delightful group of writers reading on MONDAY, March 12th in Cambridge for the Unauthorized Eleanor Wilner Reading series. Come hear Matthew Luzitano, Sumita Mukherji, Susan Sterling and Rebecca Winterer, who is flying in from SFO. Also Cynthia Morrison Phoel will be visiting from DC. Don’t miss it. Please notice that unlike other […]

Next reading: March date changed!

Hello Everyone, I wanted to give you some lead time in announcing our next Unauthorized Eleanor Reading at the Cambridge Boathouse. It will be on MONDAY, March 12th. Not as previously listed on Wednesday. Please make the change on your calendars because we do not want anyone making the trip on the wrong day. That would be […]


Thank you all for such a memorable evening at the Cambridge Boat House. Abby Cahill-O’Brien started us off with a section of a novel in process, pregnant (so to speak) with moments so alive that it had us wishing we hadn’t imposed any time limits on the readings. Cammy Thomas read new work about how […]

Next Reading: Wednesday, 12/6

Hello Walloons, Abby Cahill O’Brien, Cammy Thomas, Rosalynde Vas Dias, and Kevin Wheeler will be sharing their work next Wednesday in the Unauthorized Eleanor Wilner Reading Series to support Friends of Writers. The door opens at 6 for snacks and drinks and seeing friends. The readings begin at 7 PM at 2 Gerry’s Landing Road in Cambridge.   We will be […]

Last Wednesday’s reading

Dear Readers and Writers, Thank you for the rich and satisfying readings Wednesday night. Scott Challener, Patrick Donnelly, Cynthia Gunadi and Kevin McIlvoy immersed us in their work, which took us from the tangle of darkness at the suburban edge of the wild with Scott’s bold and precise vocabulary to Planet Nine and Cynthia’s moving […]

November 15th!!

Just a reminder that the Unauthorized Eleanor will strike again next Wednesday with readings by Scott Challener, Patrick Donnelly, Cynthia Gunadi, and Kevin McIlvoy. The door to the Cambridge boathouse (2 Gerry’s Landing Road, Cambridge, MA 02138) opens to your knock starting at 6. Just do not rely on GPS to get you there. Looking […]

Thanks for a superb kick-off reading!

Thanks to all who braved the heat wave to come to the boathouse Wednesday night for first reading of the Fourth Year of the Unauthorized Eleanor Wilner reading series. Our four readers – Denise Delgado, Jen Funk, Daniel Brock Johnson, and Katherine Rooks – treated us to a dynamite reading that included the following luscious tidbits: Peter […]

September 27th, 2017!

Dear Walligods, We will be starting the next season of the Unauthorized Eleanor Wilner Reading Series on Wednesday, 9/27 back at the Cambridge Boat House, 2 Gerry’s Landing Road, Cambridge. The doors open at 6 for snacks and socializing. Readings begin at 7. Our readers will be Denise Delgado, Jen Funk, Daniel Brock Johnson, and Katherine Rooks. […]