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Thursday, October 26 • 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Lit Crawl: Literary Mad Libs!

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Join us for an hour of literary hilarity when the adjectives, verbs, and proper nouns you come up with are applied to treasured classics in a throwback game of Mad Libs. Your works will be read aloud for supreme audience enjoyment and from them, a winner will be selected by our esteemed judges, Ron MacLean and Cheryl Pappas, and awarded a free subscription to Journal of the Month. Who said the canon can't be improved?

Presenters
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Ron MacLean

Ron MacLean is the author of Headlong, winner of the 2013 Indie Book Award for Best Mystery, and two previous books: Blue Winnetka Skies, and Why the Long Face? His short fiction has appeared in GQ, Narrative, Fiction International, Best Online Fiction 2010, and elsewhere. He is... Read More →
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Cheryl Pappas

Cheryl Pappas is a writer from Boston. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Bitter Oleander, SmokeLong Quarterly, Tin House, Essay Daily, and Mulberry Fork Review. She holds an MFA in Fiction from Bennington Writing Seminars. Her website is cherylpappas.net
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Jenn Scheck-Kahn

Jenn Scheck-Kahn is a prose writer, teacher, and founder of Journal of the Month, a service that delivers a different print literary magazine on a regular basis, located at journalofthemonth.com. Her prose has placed in contests hosted by the Atlantic Monthly and Glimmer Train, a... Read More →

Sponsors
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Boston Literary District

Established in 2014, The Boston Literary District is the first cultural district in the United States dedicated to letters. Our mission is to work with local writers, educational and literary organizations to raise the profile of Boston as a literary city and to increase particip... Read More →
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Litquake

Originally hatched in a San Francisco pub in 1999, Litstock debuted as a free one-day reading series in Golden Gate Park. Founding writers Jane Ganahl and Jack Boulware realized quickly that book lovers craved something grander. Against the backdrop of a technology-crazed San Francisco, writers were still drawn to the city, and readers still appreciated the written word. | | In 2002, the festival was rechristened Litquake, and began expanding its programming to include all elements of the Bay Area literary scene. In 2004, the festival inaugurated an immediately successful closing night Lit Crawl bacchanal throughout the... Read More →


Thursday October 26, 2017 8:30pm - 9:30pm
MiniLuxe 31 Newbury Street

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