Hello Wallies! A round-up of upcoming Wally readings in our community: On Friday (TONIGHT!) Nov. 4th, at 7PM, there is a reading by authors included in the anthology “What It Means to be White in America” at Porter Square Books. Susan Sterling and at least one other Wally are included in the book. On Sunday, […]

Our favorite quote from last night: “How could anyone stand to miss a single one of these readings?” Thank you to Cynthia Burgess Anderson, Jonathan Bennett-Bonilla, Lee Sharkey, Debra Spark, and Susan Sterling for sharing their work, bringing their books, and making it happen. We enjoyed the variety and excellence of your readings. Learning to […]

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

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: http://www.concordfestivalofauthors.com/2016/events.

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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). […]