Author Talk

Hank Phillippi Ryan Author Talk| May 23

Join Lower Mills Branch as they welcome Hank Phillippi Ryan for a talk and book signing. 

Hank Phillippi Ryan is the on-air investigative reporter for Boston's NBC affiliate, winning 33 Emmys and dozens more journalism honors. The bestselling author of eight mysteries, Ryan's also an award winner in her second profession—now with five Agathas, two Anthonys, two Macavitys, the Daphne, and Mary Higgins Clark Award. Her Truth Be Told won the 2015 Agatha, and she edited the 2015 Agatha-winning non-fiction Writes of Passage. Critics call her “a superb and gifted story-teller.” A founder of MWA University, Hank was 2013 president of Sisters in Crime. Her newest book, What You See, is an Agatha nominee and Library Journal Best of 2015.


When: Mon, May 23 6:30pm >> Read More

Building the Fantastic: Auston Habershaw | May 18

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Auston Habershaw will discuss world-building in fantasy novels; for example, how one creates a whole world from nothing, how to sustain it and make it seem real, as well as discuss and read from The Iron Ring and his winning story for Writers for the Future volume 31.


When: Monday, May 18th


Where: Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library

690 Adams Street, Dorchester

For more info: Call the Adams Street Branch at (617)436-6900


Portraits of Purpose Author Talk | May 16

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Come to Codman Square Library for an author talk about Portraits of Purpose!

Don West began his career as a news photographer making images of people of color in all facets of community life. His photographs capture the unique spirit of people at work, with their families, and in struggle for what they believe.

Kenneth J. Cooper, a Pulitzer Prize winner, has been a journalist for more  than 30 years. He is the youngest African American to win a Pulitzer for journalism, and possibly the youngest to win the prize in any category.


When: Saturday, May 16th


Where: Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library

690 Washington Street, Dorchester

For more info: Call the Codman Square Branch at (617)436-8214


Author Talk: Voices Beyond Bondage | Nov. 15

Author Talk: Voices Beyond Bondage | Nov. 15

Author Erika DeSimone will discuss her book Voices Beyond Bondage: An Anthology of Verse by African Americans of the 19th Century, a collection of 150 poems culled from black-owned newspapers of the era.Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2014, 2 – 3:30 P.M.
Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library
41 Geneva Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02121

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