Sunday 9/30: The first Literary Lights of the new season takes place with five writers reading work revolving around the theme of peace: Krystal Morley, Beth Spencer, Morgan Grayce Willow, Luke Pingel, Diki Koka, and Mary Kay Rummel with host Donna Isaac. Blue Harbor Center for the Arts, 2 p.m., free.
Join SubText Books in the store for a reading celebrating The Road by Heart: Poems of Fatherhood, edited by Greg Watson and Richard Broderick. Contributors Michael Dennis Browne, Danny Klecko, Tim Nolan, and Peter William Stein will all read from the anthology, and a book signing will follow. SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 10/3: Michael Fedo presents Don’t Quit Your Day Job: The Adventures of a Midlist Author. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 10/5: Join three Milkweed Editions poets—Ada Limón, William Brewer, and Parneshia Jones—to celebrate the two-year anniversary of their bookstore! After a reception with light refreshments at Milkweed Books, these dynamic poets will read their distinguished, powerful work in the Target Performance Hall, featuring poems from The Carrying (Limón), I Know Your Kind (Brewer), Vessel (Jones), and beyond. Milkweed Editions, 6:30 p.m., free.
Here’s a thing: Did you know that ModernWell has classes? They do! Check out this upcoming memoir-writing class. It’s for women and it starts soon, but it’s not too late to sign up.
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