Great literary works are still among us.
Join us for insightful conversations with renowned authors and poets such as Presidential Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco, journalist Chris Cox, New York Times columnist Pamela Paul, authors Will Schwalbe, Geraldine Brooks and Sarah Maslin Nir, and food writers Matt Hranek, Naomi Duguid and Sylvie Bigar.
Literary Arts @ SPAC is moderated by experts and media personalities such as Joe Donahue as part of WAMC@SPAC, a popular series presented as part of the initiative.
Meet the Author
Exclusive “meet and greets,” Q&As, and book signings
More than a Best-Seller
Featuring poetry, popular fiction, intriguing memoirs and non-fiction, and cookbooks by top culinary experts
For the Love of the Written Word
Gain first access to new releases and expand your horizons with curated book recommendations
On The Same Page
Gather over insightful conversations to discover, discuss and explore with like minded company.
LiteraryArts@SPAC invites you to a series of immersive conversations moderated by WAMC Northeast Public Radio’s Joe Donahue with acclaimed journalists and authors. These events are free event to the community as part of SPAC’s expanded mission to include the written and spoken word in SPAC’s programming.
Upcoming LiteraryArts@SPAC Events
LiteraryArts@SPAC Featured Guests
We’re honored to have welcomed these industry experts and literary visionaries to past events within our LiteraryArts@SPAC series.
Susan Barba, Author & Editor
Leanne Shapton, Illustrator
Sylvie Bigar, Travel & food writer and author of Cassoulet Confessions
Sarah Maslin Nir, NY Times reporter and author of Horse Crazy
Richard Blanco, Presidential Inaugural Poet and ’22 SPAC Visiting Artist
Pamela Paul, Former editor of NY Times Book Review
Will Schwalbe, author of The End of Your Life Book Club
Stephon Alexander, Cosmologist and author of the Jazz of Physics and Fear of a Black Universe
Charles Fishman, Investigative journalist and author of The Big Thirst
Sandra Postel, Environmentalist and Author of Replenish: The Virtuous Cycle of Water and Prosperity