The author's latest book explores racial injustice in a dystopian narrative.
From historical to Afrofuturistic novels, and from mysterious thrillers to haunting poetry, there are plenty of books to keep you on the edge of your seat while you huddle over...
At "Braveheart: Storytelling from a Soulful Place" on Thursday, Nokugcina Elsie Mhlophe, Porsha Olayiwola, Valerie Stephens and Amanda Shea will share their journeys of being a woman.
The tumult of 2019 has made the year feel as long as the decade it’s concluding, and the books published this year certainly reflect that.
The poetry world in and around Boston is one of the richest in the country — so many good writers, so much variety and depth. Here are a few of...
From first-editions to the Alcotts correspondences and diaries, visitors have the opportunity to explore the life of a trailblazer and those who supported her.
Boston-based author Calvin Hennick joined WBUR's Morning Edition to talk about "Once More To The Rodeo,"which tells the story of a road trip with his young son to his childhood...
"I wanted to decode the bewildering experience of walking around the world as a black person and as a trans person." His sophomore poetry collection "Dispatch" is out Dec. 10....
The debut memoir is Hennick's love letter to his son filled with hope, fear and determination.
"Reverie" revolves around storytelling and the creation of new worlds. The queer characters talk about longing for more accepting environments, but these climatic moments focus on narrative drive rather than...
“This collection is about how to exist as a black queer woman,” the Boston Poet Laureate said. “This collection is about being a magical being.”
Three decades ago, fine arts gallery owner Richard Michelson was skeptical about placing children's book illustrations in his gallery. Now, he's a champion of the art form he calls "the...
Morgenstern’s sophomore novel, "The Starless Sea," is out Tuesday.
The Lowell native and "On the Road" author is remembered as a founding member of the so-called "beat generation."
The Boston-based author channels the personal nature of war through two characters in her latest novel, "Blue Hours," which came out this summer.
Afrofuturism dares to synthesize spaces where Black people are at its center. This is the foundation that playwrights Porsha Olayiwola and Marshall "Gripp" Gillson's newest theater experience, "Spirit," builds on.
In the YA novelist's first book for adults, she coats fantastical kingdoms and otherworldly magic in a layer of grit that comes with the messiness of the real world.
Charles Giuliano's new book “Counterculture in Boston: 1968–1980s” makes a case for Boston’s cultural revolution that impacted the nation during an idyllic but restless moment in time.
Bouncy, occasionally romantic, often silly, the rhymes range from the familiar to the obscure.
From Margaret Atwood's new followup to "The Handmaid's Tale" to Maya Phillips’ debut poetry collection, here's what you should read this fall.