Write Space

September 27, 2021
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“A Furious Sky”: Book Discussion with Author Eric Jay Dolin

by joeyphoenix
Eric Jay Dolin, bestselling author of Black Flags, Blue Waters and Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American Lighthouse, among a catalogue of 12 other titles, joins Historic Beverly online Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 7:00pm for a discussion of his most recent book, A Furious Sky: The Five Hundred Year History of America’s Hurricanes. Hurricanes menace North America from June through November every year. These
September 27, 2021
August 26, 2021
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Looking Ahead: Highlights of the 12th Salem Literary Festival

by joeyphoenix
Related reading: “Your Weekend is Booked with Salem Lit Fest 2021” The twelfth Salem Literary Festival (aka Salem Lit Fest) will be presented September 9-12, 2021. Having hosted a very successful virtual festival in 2020, we’ll be delivering most sessions online in 2021, with our Children’s program presented in person at the Peabody Essex Museum on September 11. Featuring four
August 26, 2021
July 12, 2021
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Fatherhood, Basketball, and Memories in Carey’s SET IN STONE

by joeyphoenix
Buy Set in Stone (CavanKerry Press, 2020) $16 by Joey Phoenix Related Reading: “Beasts Walk Among Us in Carey’s Murder in the Marsh” Kevin Carey’s (He/him/his) most recent book of poetry, Set in Stone, is like salt. The salt of the briney ocean leaking into the Revere marsh, the dripping sweat and shoe squeak of a basketball court in a
July 12, 2021
June 22, 2021
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Connection in Isolation: 35 Writers and Artists Show What It Means To Care

by joeyphoenix
Story by Betsy Ellor Let’s all take a second to appreciate how vibrant the creative community is on the North Shore. Artists, performers, and for writer’s like me: book shops, literary festivals and readings. It’s an amazing and inspiring place. Now imagine being uprooted and dropped into the distant, distant woods. I love hiking but trees are just not as
June 22, 2021
November 24, 2020
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I Heard Something Like Hope

by joeyphoenix
This month, we’re highlighting local businesses as part of our #StayLocal2020 campaign. Scroll to the bottom for more information. Drinking from Snowglobes is Christopher O’Keeffe’s first book of poetry. It’s currently available for presale here.  By Joey Phoenix “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” Charles Dickens famously begins in his A Tale of Two Cities, set in
November 24, 2020
October 19, 2020
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The Write Space – Cynthia Platt

by Felicia Cheney
The Write Space is a monthly Q&A series from Creative Collective covering a local writer and a North Shore space(s) s/he associates with writing.  Questions? Contact: pmcyran@pamelasmark.com Give us your best writerly bio.  Hi there! My name is Cynthia Platt and I write books for kids of all ages. I’m the author of three picture books—Panda-monium, A Little Bit of Love, and Grow—with another on
October 19, 2020
September 20, 2020
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The Write Space – Doug Holder

by Felicia Cheney
The Write Space is a monthly Q&A series from Creative Collective covering a local writer and a North Shore space(s) s/he associates with writing.  Questions? Contact: pmcyran@pamelasmark.com Give us your best writerly bio. Well, I just finished up a collection of poetry “The Essential Doug Holder,” that was released by Big Table Books this summer. Recently, a “Doug Holder Papers Collection” has
September 20, 2020
May 18, 2020
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The Write Space – Jenny Pivor

by Felicia Cheney
The Write Space is a monthly Q&A series from Creative Collective covering a local writer and a North Shore space(s) s/he associates with writing.  Questions? Contact: pmcyran@pamelasmark.com Give us your best writerly bio.  I’m both an artist and a writer, but the major part of my kaleidoscope of paying creative careers is in the visual arts. This includes teaching art, clothing design,
May 18, 2020
April 20, 2020
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The Write Space – Lori Houran

by Felicia Cheney
The Write Space is a monthly Q&A series from Creative Collective covering a local writer and a North Shore space(s) s/he associates with writing.  Questions? Contact: pmcyran@pamelasmark.com Give us your best writerly bio.  Lori Haskins Houran began her career as a children’s book editor at Random House and Golden Books. She wrote her first book in 1996, and last month she celebrated
April 20, 2020
March 13, 2020
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The Write Space – Susie Rich

by Felicia Cheney
The Write Space is a monthly Q&A series from Creative Collective covering a local writer and a North Shore space(s) s/he associates with writing.  Questions? Contact: ellorelizabeth@gmail.com Give us your best writerly bio.  My name is Susie Rich and I have written a number of short stories and children’s books.  My recent works are “Too Much Hopscotch”, which also has a mural
March 13, 2020