Jenny Johnson will be reading as part of the Blacksmith House Poetry Series on Monday, November 6th, at 8PM! $3 admission tickets and more information can be found here. Blacksmith House: Spiegel Auditorium 56 Brattle Street Cambridge, MA 02138 Advertisements

Belmont Books (79 Leonard St. Belmont, MA 02478) will host Sonya Larson, whose work was selected for this year’s Best American Short Stories, in conversation with Laura van den Berg and Heidi Pitlor next Thursday, October 26th at 7 pm. Come celebrate a Wally in conversation with a (faculty) Wally at this Wally-owned bookstore! More info […]

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 […]

Leslie Lawrence will be reading with Robin Becker on Friday, 9/22, 3pm, at the Provincetown Public Library! Please see the flyer below. We hope New England Wallies in the area will be able to join. If you have a local event to share, send it our way:

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. […]

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 […]

Hi everyone:   Here is a link to the‘s Conference packet:   Please visit the SCHOLARSHIP info if you might be interested, as the deadline to request same is not far off. Likewise, if you would like to spread out your payments by starting with a deposit, you’ll need to do so soon […]

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 […]

With thanks to Richard Hoffman for this heads up: If you have something to share, send it our way:

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 […]