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On Thursday, October 13th, on the eve of the Boston Book Festival, come celebrate the city’s literary past, present and future at the inaugural Lit Crawl Boston, a night of irreverent literary programming in Boston’s Back Bay. From 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., intrepid readers will choose from a variety of unique literary events including games, performances, provocations and other oddities, all in surprising venues ranging from cafes and art galleries to barbershops and shoe stores.

This moveable feast in one of the most walkable cities on the planet is FREE, and most of the events will offer free beer and wine

The Boston Lit Crawl is held in three “Rounds” plus a closing reading at the Central Burying Ground (Boylston and Charles Street). Guests can choose to attend just one event during each Round - 630PM, 730PM, 830PM-- or “crawl” from event to event. The schedule is as follows: 

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Alysia Abbott

FAIRYLAND, A MEMOIR OF MY FATHER
Author
Cambridge, MA
Alysia Abbott is the author of Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father, a recipient of the Madame Figaro Prix Heroine and the ALA Stonewall Award. Named a New York Times Editor's Pick and one of the best books of the year by the SF Chronicle and Shelf Awareness, it was also finalist for the 2014 Lambda Literary Award and a Goodreads Choice Award. Fairyland has been published in the United States, the UK, France, Poland, and Spain; translations are forthcoming in Brazil and Italy. Her writing has been published in TriQuarterly, Lit Hub, Out, The Boston Globe, The NYTBR, Vogue, and elsewhere. The recipient of a fellowship from the Ragdale Foundation and an MFA in creative nonfiction from the New School, Abbott teaches the Memoir Incubator Program at GrubStreet.