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“Literature is the best thing humanity has. Poetry is the heart of literature, the highest concentration of everything that is the best in the world and in man. It is the only true food for your soul.”  
Lyudmila Ulitskaya



We are a chapter of PEN American Center, part of a global association of writers celebrating literature and defending free expression. We make our home at the MIT School of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences.

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A People’s History of Ferguson

  • Cambridge Forum 3 Church Street Cambridge MA 02138 (map)

Ferguson activists and 2015 Howard Zinn Honorees Johnetta Elzie and DeRay McKesson join Jabari Asim, editor-in-chief of The Crisis, in a conversation about Ferguson, activism, and citizen journalism on March 19, 6:30pm, at Cambridge Forum.

Earlier Event: February 12
POSTPONED: An Evening with Diane Ackerman
Later Event: March 29
Mothers & Writing