Entries by bbf_norah

BBF 2019: What to Know Before You Go

We hope you’ve cleared your calendar, because for the first time ever, we’re taking over a full weekend in Boston’s fall calendar, this Saturday and Sunday, October 19 and 20! Read on for some essential tips to help you make the most of your day, er, weekend at the BBF! Two days, two locations. BBF […]

Thank you to Shelf Help Supporter KPMG

The Boston Book Festival would like to give a special thank you to KPMG LLP for their generous donation to our 2019 Shelf Help program! Their gift will go towards helping Orchard Gardens Pilot School, one of this year’s partner schools (alongside our second partner, Tech Boston Academy).  Through their award-winning distribution channel, First Book, […]

Join Us in Celebrating and Supporting our 2019 Shelf Help Partner Schools

Happy September! The Boston Book Festival’s annual Shelf Help program, which brings brand-new donated books to Boston-area schools, is in full swing—but, this year there’s something new. Through a competitive application process, we’ve chosen not one but two schools for our program: Orchard Gardens Pilot School in Roxbury for grades K–8 and TechBoston Academy in Dorchester for […]

Guest Post by 1C1S Author Ciera Burch

Last week, we were pleased to announce that this year’s One City One Story is “Yvonne” by Emerson MFA student Ciera Burch. You’ll be able to find your copy of Ciera’s story around Greater Boston starting in early September, but in the meantime, we’ve asked Ciera to write a guest post for our blog about […]

Summer Reading 2019

There might be a zillion summer reading lists out there, but there’s only one brought to you by Team BBF! We spend all day, every day surrounded by books (more so every day, as copies of books by BBF 2019 authors start rolling in), so you’d better believe our staff’s TBR pile is never depleted. […]

Lit Crawl Boston 2019: What to Know Before You Go

The drinks are chilling, the snacks are ready for munching, and shoes are waiting to be slipped on to kick off Lit Crawl Boston this Thursday, June 6! We hope you are ready to get your steps in and are just as excited as we are to take to the streets of Back Bay: read […]

Meet the Interns

What is your favorite book and genre?   Kyle: My favorite book is actually a series of four, the Neapolitan Novels by Elena Ferrante. Ferrante is incredible in everything she does, and I think the series encapsulates everything her work sets out to do, which is to combine the personal and the political in a […]

“All Lit Up!”: Lit Crawl Boston’s Silent Book Club

We all have an author or character that has inspired us. Here at the Boston Book Fest we are inspired by Manasa Davuluri who has brought with her from the West Coast the great session Silent Book Club. This club was born from friendship and from it attendees may garner not only some great book […]