Thursday, June 10, from 6 to 9 pm. Rain date is Wednesday, June 16, from 6 to 9 pm
Numerous places in Central Sq., Cambridge (see registration for the particular session location)
How a lot?
Preliminary registration is free. After preliminary registration, you must register for every particular person session you’re desirous about; a few of them are free, others have urged donations. Occasions at eating places are $15—with half going to help that native restaurant.
Why ought to I’m going?
Cambridge’s Central Sq. will probably be buzzing with booklovers from everywhere in the Boston space tonight for this yr’s annual Lit Crawl Boston, hosted by the Boston Book Festival and the Litquake Basis, a San Francisco–based mostly nonprofit that gives reside packages aiming to foster group engagement with trendy points by the lens of literature. Lit Crawl Boston is funded by the Cambridge Group Basis and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Whether or not you’re an avid reader, or somebody who enjoys e book every so often, this occasion invitations you to have a good time literature in a novel and public method. Select from 18 completely different sessions, at 6, 7, or 8 pm at designated places in Central Sq., together with pop-up cubicles and restaurant patios.
You’ll be able to have a poem written to order, hear from authors who’ve trekked by jungles for the sake of their story, or create a poem based mostly on paintings. On Starlight Sq.’s stage, Boston-based theater firm The Here Comes Everybody Players will carry out works by James Joyce and different notable Irish writers. And one other session there, Thriller Making, will function a panel of native thriller writers in an improv recreation the place they’ll assemble a brand new thriller utilizing solutions from the viewers. Elsewhere, you’ll be able to hear tales by and about South Asian immigrants, take pleasure in pop-up performances by native poets, and experience a GrownUp StoryTime.
Discover extra info and order tickets here.