Local Book Event: Pulp & Press IV

Recap of Pulp & Press: Adventures and Lessons

This past weekend was an annual book event called Pulp & Press.  It is done at Mill No. 5, an old mill that has been converted into a spot to shop locally.  I have talked about the Mill before.  Serpentine Books is there.  I am frequently at the coffee shop to write or meet people.Read more

Author Talks: Mehmed Ali, my colleague

A few weeks ago I mentioned that one of my colleagues published his first book: Yousuf Karsh John Garo The Search for a Master’s Legacy.  It has been exciting to see a new author enjoy the ability to share his work with new people. On Thursday night, Mehmed gave a talk about his new book atRead more

My Favorite Libraries: Pollard Memorial Library

There are a variety of reasons to love a library.  For most people, it is connected to the service they get from the librarians.  When I think back to my good library experiences, almost all of them are the result of the librarians who work at said library.  Even when you don’t see the librariansRead more

Weekly Meeting- A25: Stories From Lowell’s First Arson Squad

Title: A25: Stories From Lowell’s First Arson Squad Challenges: None What you should know:  This book is self-published by the author. If you live in Massachusetts and only know bad things about Lowell, this book may help explain some of those reasons. There are some difficult stories about death and children. Discussion: As a writer, IRead more