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Saturday, October 28 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
One City One Story

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When most people show up to work, they don’t expect to receive a meatloaf. But for Robert, that’s just par for the course. Through Robert’s job as an end-of-life care provider for Holocaust survivors, and the recent death of his daughter, Somerville author Daphne Kalotay explores themes of loss, community, and rejuvenation in this year’s One City One Story selection, “Relativity.” Kalotay, who currently teaches at Princeton, is the author of two novels and a short story collection. The session will be hosted by associate director for programming at Harvard’s Office for the Arts and facilitator extraordinaire Alicia Anstead. Tweet her your questions and thoughts ahead of time at @1city1story! If you haven't already, be sure to pick up your copy of this touching story at the information tent. Sponsored by BookBub.

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Alicia Anstead

Alicia Anstead is a journalist, editor, and educator. She is currently the associate director for programming at the Office for the Arts at Harvard University and is the editor-in-chief of Inside Arts Magazine, produced by the Association of Performing Arts Professionals. Anstead cofounded the Harvard Arts Beat blog and is a contributor to both WGBH radio and NPR. Anstead has also served as the editor-in-chief of The Writer, one of the... Read More →

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Daphne Kalotay

Daphne Kalotay is a writer and educator who in her work has explored the lives of Boston artists. Kalotay holds an MFA and a PhD in modern and contemporary literature from Boston University. She later taught in the MFA program at BU and at UMass Lowell, and she currently teaches creative writing at Emerson College. Kalotay is also a visiting writer at UMass Boston. She has been the recipient of a number of fellowships, including one from the Christopher Isherwood Foundation. Her first book was the collection Calamity and Other Stories (2005). Her next effort, Russian Winter (2011) was the winner of the 2011... Read More →


Saturday October 28, 2017 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Old South Mary Norton Hall 645 Boylston Street, Boston, MA