Category Reading Series

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. […]

Next reading: May 3rd

Dear Walloons, Wednesday, May 3rd brings the last reading of the Unauthorized Eleanor Series for the ’16-’17 season. The doors open at 6 for a 7 PM reading by Anu Bharadwaj, our host with the most Helen Fremont, Richard Hoffman, and me. We hope to see you for a splendid evening on the river! For […]

Next reading: Wednesday, April 5

Dear Writers, Rose Auslander, Mary Bonina, Geoff Kronik, and Cammy Thomas will read at the Cambridge Boat House a week from tomorrow. Hope to see you all there. Also, in case you didn’t see this from the Alum conference organizer Peter Klank, here is the info for this summer’s conference: “SAVE THESE DATES! We’re happy […]

Thanks and next readings

We had a fine turn-out for the impressive readings given by EJ Graff, Sonya Larson, Jackie Malone and Stan Yarbro last night. Thank you, readers, for giving your time to Friends of Writers and for bringing to your writer friends inspiration and a few minutes of respite from the political insanity coloring our days and […]

Next Wednesday!

Hello Wallies. Please come to the Cambridge Boathouse on Wednesday 3/1 to hear Denise Delgado, E.J. Graff, Sonya Larson and Jackie Malone share their work. The readings will begin at 7. Come early for snacks and good writerly company.   Directions here. More info about the reading series here.

Next reading: March 1

Hi All, The next Unauthorized Eleanor Wilner reading will be happening March 1. Put that right on your calendar if it isn’t there already. The doors open at 6. Food and drink will be in abundance, thanks to Helen Fremont. We have four great readers who will begin at 7. If anyone would like to […]

Another WOW reading!

Thank you to Lynette D’Amico, Susan Eisenberg, Emily Wheeler and Kevin Wheeler for sharing their work last night at the Cambridge Boat House. They brought a rewarding balance of poetry, creative non-fiction and fiction to the evening, and once again, knocked our socks off. When we first came up with the idea of arranging readings […]