For those sticking around Wellesley and the Boston area for the summer:
June 1st and onward: First Friday evenings are free at the MFA.
June 6th: Jonathan Lethem with backup music.
June 9th: Pregame the pride parade with gay poets.
June 16th: Taste the localest of local beers.
June 18th: Go see The Great Gatsby film screening at the Harvard Film Archive.
June 27th: If you missed Nikky Finney’s awesome reading at Newhouse, there’s still hope for you.
August 3rd: Free Friday (all day) at the Museum of Fine Arts.
Ekphrastic poems made-to-order at the Davis.
Join us at the Davis museum to celebrate their new exhibit, Radcliffe Bailey’s Memory as Medicine. Come find us in the lobby; we’ll have plenty of Southern lit and ekphrastic poems to go around.
Celebrate AGNI’s 74th issue with with readings by poet Sydney Lea and novelist Sarah Braunstein.
The new issue features poems by Amy Gerstler and Sherman Alexie; translations of Rilke, Aleixandre, and Sanguineti; essays by Elizabeth Kadetsky, Caryl Pagel, and Jonathan Wilson; fiction by Gabriel Brownstein and Helen DeWitt.