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May 2015
$5 donation; members free

Scribe & Snack Write-In at The Writers’ Loft

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Writers’ Loft,
20 North Main St. #360, Sherborn, MA 01770 United States
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Generally held on the 3rd Friday of every month from 10 am-2 pm. Bring your own lunch, we’ll supply the snacks and coffee.

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Sarah Dessen at Wellesley Books

May 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wellesley Books,
82 Central St., Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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Bestselling YA author Sarah Dessen joins Wellesley Books to read from her new novel Saint Anything. Come meet the uber-popular Sarah Dessen as she explores her signature themes of family, self-discovery, and change in her twelfth novel, Saint Anything. In this book, a girl named Sydney finds solace in a new love interest while dealing with her older brother’s incarceration. Dessen tells an engrossing story of a girl discovering friendship, love, and herself. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Sarah Dessen is a…

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Query Support Group at The Writers’ Loft

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
The Writers’ Loft,
20 North Main St. #360, Sherborn, MA 01770 United States
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Are you in the querying trenches? Or planning to be? Come critique and commiserate and share best practices with other writers! Loft members free; all others $5 donation, please. Please register through here.

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YA Think Tank at The Writers’ Loft

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Writers’ Loft,
20 North Main St. #360, Sherborn, MA 01770 United States
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Calling all YA writers! Bring a chapter or section of writing that you are struggling with or need feedback on. Meet with other writers and talk about the ins and outs of writing YA. Feel free to drop in! Loft members free; all others $5 donation. Please register through here.

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“Gray Matter: David Macaulay’s Black and White” exhibition opens at The Carle

May 19
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art,
125 West Bay Rd., Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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The Carle is pleased to announce it will host an exhibition of the original art from David Macaulay’s Caldecott award-winning Black and White. The exhibition which will be on view from May 19 to November 29, 2015 is a partial celebration of the 25th anniversary of the book’s publication. Heralded as one of the first post-modern picture books where a unified linear narrative was rejected, the book comprises four possible stories arranged in four panels per page which the reader…

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Marketing Rally Team Meeting at The Writers’ Loft

May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Writers’ Loft,
20 North Main St. #360, Sherborn, MA 01770 United States
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Selling books can be a lot of work. Maybe The Writers’ Loft Marketing Rally Team can share the load. On Wednesday, May 20th at 7pm, we’ll generate ideas, share tips, and brainstorm ways to support each other. This group is open to everyone – published or aspiring — and might be the right place for you if: You have questions about book marketing Need help with marketing Want to get better at marketing Even if marketing is your worst nightmare!…

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$25-$35

Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer at Dana Hall

May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dana Hall,
45 Dana Rd., Wellesley, MA 02482-5714 United States
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What happens after fairytales come true? Find out on May 20th as Wellesley Books sponsors on offsite event at Dana Hall, hosting #1 New York Times–bestselling author Jodi Picoult and her daughter/co-writer, Samantha van Leer. Picoult and van Leer will be reading from and discussing their book, Off The Page, a tender and appealing romantic novel filled with humor, adventure, and magical relationships. ABOUT THE AUTHORS Jodi Picoult is the author of twenty-three novels, including the #1 New York Times…

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Middle Grade Morning Critique Group at The Writers’ Loft

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Writers’ Loft,
20 North Main St. #360, Sherborn, MA 01770 United States
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For half the meetings we will ask members to bring 5-10 pages to spontaneously critique, and for the other half we will ask members to send 5-10 pages ahead of time to critique. Please email writersloftma(at)gmail(dot)com if you would like to join!

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Kids’ Books for Grownups Book Club at Cambridge Public Library’s Collins Branch

May 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cambridge Public Library Collins Branch,
64 Aberdeen Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Join the Cambridge Public Library’s Collins Branch in exploring a wide range of children’s literature, both fiction and nonfiction. We hope participants will be prepared to discover the enchantment in even the most accessible titles.

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Kid Lit Author Panel at Wellesley Books

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wellesley Books,
82 Central St., Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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Meet kid lit authors Tara Dairman, Lynda Hunt, Lauren Magaziner, AJ Paquette, Dana Levy, & Jen Malone as they discuss their new and upcoming works. Join a panel discussion as we welcome six authors to talk about the wild world of elementary age fiction! They’ll take talk about topics in children’s literature, their writing techniques, and where they get their ideas.. Ask your questions and find out what it takes to write a novel! ABOUT THE AUTHORS Tara Dairman (The…

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