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Ploughshares at Boston Book Festival

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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 to be charming and personable. No blank stares! Plus,

Peter Ho Davies Reading and Craft Talk

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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 public! WHEN: October 10, 2013. Craft talk at 4:00

May 22nd in New York: Spring 2012 Issue Celebration

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Join guest editor Nick Flynn and fifteen contributors to the Spring 2012 issue of Ploughshares as they read from their writing and celebrate the new issue! The event is free and open to the public, plus the first ten guests get a free copy of the issue. WHEN: Tuesday,

A Ploughshares Guide to #AWP12 Chicago

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AWP 2012 in Chicago is fast approaching, and boy, are we excited! AWP is an annual conference organized by Associated Writing Programs where writers, small and big presses, literary magazines, and writing programs gather to talk about writing, reading, and submitting. Apparently this will be the biggest AWP conference

Jayne Anne Phillips to read at Harvard Book Store

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Acclaimed novelist and former Ploughshares Guest Editor Jayne Anne Phillips will be at the Harvard Book Store January 12th reading from Lark and Termite, her newest novel. The book was a finalist for the 2009 National Book Award for Fiction, and has made countless best of the year lists.

Live Interview with Margot Livesey and Julia Glass at Brookline Booksmith

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To celebrate the release of her book Illuminating Fiction, Sherry Ellis will conduct a live interview with renowned novelists Margot Livesey (Homework, House On Fortune Street, Eva Moves The Furniture) and Julia Glass (Three Junes, I See You Everywhere) at the Brookline Booksmith on January 6th. Sherry Ellis is

Meg Kearney & Regie Gibson Featured at Concord Poetry Center

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Ploughshares‘ author Meg Kearney (Vol. 27/2, Fall 2001) and Regie Gibson will be featured at the Concord Poetry Center’s Open Mic Poetry Series, 3:00 pm February 7, 2010, in the Emerson Umbrella for the Arts, 40 Stow St., Concord, Mass. Meg Kearney’s latest collection, Home By Now (Four Way

Margot Livesey Welcomes Kathryn Harrison to Emerson College

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Margot Livesey, the fiction editor of Ploughshares, welcomed Kathryn Harrison to Emerson College on October 1st 2009 with an eloquent speech praising the author. “Kathryn is one of those admirable writers who is not afraid to plunge into new material, new worlds,” she said. “And those new worlds are

Richard Hoffman Welcomes Kathryn Harrison to Emerson College

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On October 1st, 2009 Richard Hoffman – author and Emerson College professor – introduced Fall 2009 Ploughshares guest-editor Kathryn Harrison at her Emerson College reading and afterward moderated a question and answer session with her. “Harrison’s characters, like most if not all of us at some point in our