Category Reading Series

Going out with a bang!

Dear Wallies and Godds, Last night’s reading capped off an impressive series of truly talented and lovely writers of the Ellen school for wayward creatives. Despite his incipient fatherhood, Michael Collins made a round trip from Mamaroneck to share his wit and sadness in a series of heartbreakingly funny and adept poems. With poems from […]

Next Wednesday, May 2, a week from today!

Please join us for the last Unauthorized Eleanor Wilner event for this academic year next Wednesday at the Cambridge Boathouse, 2 Gerry’s Landing Road, Cambridge. Your knock will be answered from 6 PM on. Readings start at 7. Michael Collins will be zipping in from NY to share his work and will be joined by […]

Thank you!

Dear Wallies (a term of endearment which we hereby render as inclusive of Goddard graduates), If you didn’t make it to the Cambridge Boathouse last night, you missed a stellar reading. And by stellar, we mean bursting with stars: Star readers, glowing sentences, shining words, and the kind of starburst thoughts and ideas and feelings […]

Next Wednesday and May 20 Four Way Books Symposium

Hey All, Next Wednesday evening, April 4th, Lynette D’Amico, Helen Fremont, Bob Oldshue, and Martha Rhodes will read at the Cambridge Boat House (2 Gerry’s Landing Road Cambridge, see here for details like directions). Come at 6 to socialize. Readings begin at 7. We can’t wait to see you! In the meantime, as Cheryl Strayed […]

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 […]