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Ploughshares at AWP14

The 2014 AWP Conference opens tomorrow in Seattle, WA and the Ploughshares staff couldn’t be more excited! We will be in booth 1906 all weekend long (and we’re super friendly), so don’t forget to stop by. Come to a reading … Continue reading

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Ploughshares at Boston Book Festival

Hey there, Boston area writers and readers! On Saturday, October 19, Ploughshares will be chatting, selling issues, and answering your questions at the Boston Book Festival in Copley Square Park. Come stop by our booth to say hi. We promise … Continue reading

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Peter Ho Davies Reading and Craft Talk

Ploughshares literary magazine is pleased to announce that Peter Ho Davies, author and guest editor of the Fall 2013 issue of Ploughshares, will give a craft talk and reading at Emerson College. This event is free and open to the … Continue reading

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Unfiltered Access: An Interview with the Editors of Barrelhouse

The folks over at Barrelhouse are keeping busy. There’s the journal, of course, but now they’re also in the book business, the podcast business, and the literary event business. Just over a month away from the annual Conversations and Connections … Continue reading

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A Reading for the One Fund

These have been sad weeks in Boston. All of us in the Ploughshares office were thankfully unhurt in the attacks on the Boston Marathon, and we send our sympathy to the victims and their families. We’ve been heartened by the way … Continue reading

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Randolph Reads from “Haven’s Wake” at Porter Square Books

On Thursday, April 11th, Ploughshares Editor-in-Chief Ladette Randolph read from her new novel, Haven’s Wake, at Porter Square Books, in Cambridge, MA. About the book: Early July, and the corn in eastern Nebraska stands ten feet tall; after a near-decade of … Continue reading

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Ploughshares at AWP13

AWP in Boston is almost upon us! The conference schedule is so packed with excellent presentations, panels, and readings that it can get a little overwhelming. For your convenience, we’ve pulled out and highlighted sessions and readings featuring Ploughshares editors. … Continue reading

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Ann Leary at Brookline Booksmith

Boston area writers and readers take note!  Come to the Brookline Booksmith on February 6 to meet author Ann Leary have a copy of her new novel, The Good House, signed. What: Author appearance and book signing with Ann Leary When: … Continue reading

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Books for Breakfast with David McCullough and 826 Boston

If you are a writer or reader currently in the Boston area, check out the upcoming fundraiser by the ever fabulous 826 Boston: Sit down for breakfast with 826 Boston and two-time Pulitzer Prize winning author and historian David McCullough … Continue reading

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Our very first Brooklyn Book Festival, in pictures

On September 23rd, 2012, three Ploughshares staff members represented the magazine at the Brooklyn Book Festival. Please enjoy our journey, told almost exclusively through these 9 cell phone photos. 1. The week before: After hearing several like-minded people say good … Continue reading

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