Summer Reading Series

Summer Reading Series

Lesley University’s summer reading series will bring a variety of acclaimed authors to campus, including Cambridge author Mira T. Lee

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 8:30pm

Lesley University’s summer reading series will bring a variety of acclaimed authors to campus. All readings are free and open to the public, and the authors' books will be available to purchase after the readings.

Mira T. Lee and Olive Senior will headline the series as visiting writers. A selection of writers from the Lesley MFA faculty will also read from their work in nonfiction, poetry, fiction and writing for young people.

Lee, a Cambridge resident and recipient of an Artist’s Fellowship from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, will read from her debut novel, “Everything Here is Beautiful,” an Indie
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The Jamaican-born Senior is the author of 17 books and will read from her nonfiction work, “Dying to Better Themselves: West Indians and the Building of the Panama Canal," on Saturday, June 23 at 6:30 p.m.

The full schedule is as follows:

Friday, June 22, 5 p.m.: David Elliott, writing for young people and Hester Kaplan, fiction
Saturday, June 23, 6:30 p.m.: Olive Senior, nonfiction
Sunday, June 24, 7 p.m.: Susan Goodman, writing for young people and Joan Houlihan, poetry
Monday, June 25, 7 p.m.: Tony Eprile fiction and Kevin Prufer, poetry
Wednesday, June 27, 7 p.m.: Mira T. Lee, fiction and Pam Petro, nonfiction

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