EVENTS


2014 EVENTS
 

October 24 – MASSACHUSETTS
6:00 PM
Annual Meeting Keynote Speaker
Friends of West Roxbury Branch Library
Open to the public
West Roxbury Branch Library
1961 Center Street
West Roxbury
More info
 
October 28 – NEW YORK
6:00 PM
Conversation with Wallis Wilde-Menozzi (The Other Side of the Tiber) on American women writers in Italy.
New York University, Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò
24 West 12th Street, New York City
212-998-8739
More info



PAST EVENTS

January 19, 3:00 pm
A Celebration of Edgar Allan Poe’s 204th Birthday, readings and presentations
, ​Boston Public Library

March 7, 10:30-11:45 am
Associated Writing Programs (AWP) Convention, moderator for panel, “Sources of Inspiration,” on archival research for writers, featuring authors Matthew Pearl and Natalie Dykstra, and Emerson College MFA students Jeffrey Schwartz ’12 and Ashley Rivers ’13.  Room 204, Level 2, Hynes Convention Center.

March 7, 12:15-1:00 pm, Associated Writing Programs (AWP) Convention,
book signing with Natalie Dykstra, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt booth #2810,
Hynes Convention Center
.

March 7, 1:15-2:45 pm
Associated Writing Programs (AWP) Convention, panelist on
“Literary Boston: A Living History,”  moderated by Ploughshares editor Ladette Randolph,
Room 310, Level 3, Hynes Convention Center.

March 9, 9:00-10:15 am
Associated Writing Programs (AWP) Convention, panelist on
“Puritan Scar, Scarlet Letter: Contemporary Writers on Hawthorne’s Masterwork,” with John Domini, Amy Wright, and Jennifer Haigh. 
Room 303, Level 3, Hynes Convention Center.

March 13, 5:30-7:30 pm
“An Evening with Margaret Fuller in Italy,”
Massachusetts Historical Society,
reception, reading and concert by Newpoli.
(reservations required by phone at 617-646-0560 or online
at the Massachusetts Historical Society website)

March 14, 7:00 pm
Harvard Bookstore

1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge

March 17, 3:00 pm
Concord Bookshop

65 Main St., Concord, MA

March 18
“Writing the American Renaissance,” panel discussion with Jeffrey Cramer, John Matteson, and David S. Reynolds, in 5th Annual Writing Writers’ Lives Conference, 1:00-7:00 pm, Leon Levy Center for Biography, CUNY Grad Center, Elebash Recital Hall.  RSVP at biography@gc.cuny.edu.


March 20, 7:00 pm - MASSACHUSETTS
Newtonville Books

10 Langley Rd., Newton Centre, MA

March 21, 12:00 noon - MASSACHUSETTS
Slide talk on archival discoveries, Margaret Fuller’s co-ed Conversations
Boston Athenaeum

10-1/2 Beacon St., Boston

April 4, 7:00 pm - MASSACHUSETTS
Celebrate Margaret Fuller and Giovanni Ossoli’s anniversary!
Porter Square Books

25 White St., Cambridge

April 5, 7:00 pm - MASSACHUSETTS
“Margaret Fuller in Love”
Concord Free Public Library

129 Main St., Concord MA
Click here for more event information.

New York Society Library Event - Megan Marshall
April 11, 6:30 pm - NEW YORK
New York Society Library
53 East 79th Street @Madison
Register in advance 212-288-6900, ext. 230
or online at events@nysoclib.org
Download event flyer


April 25
, 7:30 pm - MASSACHUSETTS
Belmont Library

336 Concord Ave., Belmont MA
 
April 29, 6pm  - MASSACHUSETTS
“The Passion of Margaret Fuller: A Biographical Romance” benefit lecture for Nichols House Museum www.nicholshousemuseum.org/about_us.php
American Meteorological Society, 45 Beacon Street, Boston
registration required www.nicholshousemuseum.org/programs_events.php

May 3, 7pm - MASSACHUSETTS
Odyssey Bookshop
9 College Street, South Hadley

May 7, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm - MASSACHUSETTS
Wellesley College Authors on Stage

May 7, 7:30-9:00 pm - MASSACHUSETTS
Teresa Hanafin interviews Megan Marshall, Arlington High School Media Center
($10 admission, register at Arlington Community Education 
www.ArlingtonCommunityEd.org or by calling 781-316-3568)

May 11, 3:10-3:50 pm - CALIFORNIA
“Four Strong Women” biographer Megan Marshall and novelist Marisa Silver in conversation
LitFest Pasadena
Central Park, 275 S. Raymond, Pasadena

May 14, 7:30 pm - CALIFORNIA
Pasadena Museum of History
470 West Walnut St., Pasadena

May 15, 6:00 pm - CALIFORNIA
Book Passage
1 Ferry Building, San Francisco

May 29, 7pm - MASSACHUSETTS
Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main Street, Peabody MA

July 7, 2pm - CONNECTICUT
Stanley Whitman House
37 High Street, Farmington
(download event flyer)

July 8, 4pm - MASSACHUSETTS
The Mount Summer Lecture Series, Lenox
www.edithwharton.org

July 14, 4pm - MASSACHUSETTS
Nantucket Atheneum 
www.nantucketatheneum.org


July 25, 7pm - NEW HAMPSHIRE
Canaan Meetinghouse Readings, Canaan, NH

October 4-6 - VERMONT
7PM 
The Brattleboro Literary Festival
Reading in the Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main Street, Brattleboro Vermont.

October 10 - MASSACHUSETTS
7 PM
Framingham Main Library, 49 Lexington St.

October 19 - MASSACHUSETTS
3:15-4:15 PM
Boston Book Festival, Abbey Room of the Boston Public Library, Copley Square
“Herstory” panel
with authors Marshall, Carla Kaplan of Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance, and Eve LaPlante of Marmee and Louisa, moderated by Deborah Becker of WBUR. Click here for more information.

October 24 - MASSACHUSETTS
5:30 PM
Massachusetts Historical Society
Telling Lives: Megan Marshall interviews George Vaillant on the men of the Harvard Grant Study

October 30 – MASSACHUSETTS
7 PM
Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union Street
S. Hamilton, MA

November 3 – PENNSYLVANIA
11 AM
“Voices of Women: Margaret Fuller”
First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia
2125 Chestnut Street
Sponsored by Moonstone Arts Center’s Hidden History Project

November 3 – PENNSYLVANIA
2 PM
Margaret Fuller’s Legacy: Women in Journalism,”
panel discussion with Mary Walton and Linda Foley
Brandywine Workshop
728 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia

November 13 – BOSTON
6:30 PM
South End Branch Library, 685 Tremont Street

November 14 – BOSTON
5 PM
Lecture: “Margaret Fuller:  A Feminist Heroine Across Three Centuries”
Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Brandeis University 

November 30 - MASSACHUSETTS
Small Business Saturday at Harvard Bookstore.  Marshall will join other local authors in selling books at her alma mater bookstore, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

2014


January 4 – WASHINGTON DC
11:30 AM-1:30 PM
Panel discussion “Writing American History Outside the Academy”
American Historical Association Annual Meeting
Marriott Wardman Park, Thurgood Marshall Ballroom North

January 29 - MASSACHUSETTS
7:30 PM
The First Church in Belmont Unitarian Unversalist, 404 Concord Avenue, Belmont MA

February 9 – MASSACHUSETTS

4 PM
Paul Pratt Memorial Library Cohasset
35 Ripley Rd., Cohasset, MA

March 4 – MASSACHUSETTS
7 PM
Brookline Booksmith – Margaret Fuller  Paperback Launch!
279 Harvard Street, Brookline MA

March 5 – MASSACHUSETTS
6 PM - reservations required
First Church in the Back Bay, Learning Community lecture
66 Marlborough Street, Boston

March 12 – MASSACHUSETTS
7 PM
Falmouth Historical Society
55 & 65 Palmer Avenue, Falmouth MA
 
March 13 – MASSACHUSETTS

1:00-2:30 PM
Snow Library Orleans, 67 Main St., Orleans, MA

March 16 – MASSACHUSETTS
3:00-4:30 PM
“Margaret Fuller: A Heroine for the 21st Century”
Event sponsored by the Transcendentalism Council of First Parish Concord
20 Lexington Road, Concord

March 22 – VIRGINIA
10:00 AM
Reading with Rose Styron
Twentieth Virginia Festival of the Book
UVA Bookstore, Charlottesville, Virginia

March 28 – MASSACHUSETTS
8 PM
Lexington Historical Society Cronin Lecture
The Depot, 13 Depot Square, Lexington MA

April 1 – MASSACHUSETTS
7PM
Bacon Free Library
58 Eliot Street, Natick

April 17 – MASSACHUSETTS
7PM, Megan Marshall in conversation with John Demos on his new book The Heathen School
Harvard Bookstore
1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge

May 1 – NEW YORK
Biographers Megan Marshall and Diane Jacobs (Dear Abigail) in conversation
6:30 PM
Leon Levy Center for Biography
CUNY Grad Center

May 3 – MASSACHUSETTS
3:45-5:00 PM
“Biography:  How-To” 
Grub Street’s annual The Muse and the Marketplace symposium
Park Plaza Hotel, Boston
Registration required
museandthemarketplace.org/index.php?id=4613

May 8 – CALIFORNIA

7:30 PM
Mrs. Dalloway’s
2904 College Ave., Berkeley CA
 
May 9 – CALIFORNIA
7 PM
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena CA

May 17 – MASSACHUSETTS
4:30-5:45 PM
“Making Modernism: A Conversation Between Biographers Megan Marshall and Linda Leavell”
Compleat Biographer Conference 2014
Biographers International Organization (BIO)
UMass Boston
Registration required
biographersinternational.org/conference/

May 24 – WASHINGTON, DC.
2 PM
Roundtable discussion:  “Elizabeth Bishop as Teacher and Mentor,” with Megan Marshall, Jane Shore, and Julie Agoos, moderated by Thomas Travisano
American Literature Association 25th Annual Conference
Hyatt Regency Washington
Washington DC
Registration Required

June 14 – MASSACHUSETTS
10:10-11:30 AM
Roundtable discussion:  “Women Writers of the Berkshires,” with Lucinda Damon-Bach, Kathleen Lawrence, Irene Goldman-Price, and Cornelia Gilder, moderated by Megan Marshall
Hawthorne in the Berkshires Conference
Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
North Adams, Massachusetts
Registration required

July 13 – MASSACHUSETTS
2:30-5 PM
“The Conundrum of Creativity”:  Conversation on Concord authors (Alcott, Thoreau, Fuller, Hawthorne, Emerson) among Megan Marshall, George Howe Colt, and Phyllis Cole, sponsored by Orchard House and the Thoreau Society
Masonic Lodge, 58 Monument Square, Concord

August 6 – MASSACHUSETTS
6:30 PM
Author’s Night
Stellina Restaurant
47 Main Street, Watertown

October 5 – MASSACHUSETTS
12:30 PM
Megan Marshall will take part in unveiling ceremonies for "Poe Comes to
Boston" statue
Boston Park Plaza Hotel
For more info download event flyer