Author Archives: Bookworm

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This year marks the 20th anniversary of the U.S. publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, the first installment in J.K. Rowling’s magical seven-book series about a boy wizard and the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry that ignited a … Continue reading

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Quilting queen

Crafter extraordinaire Erin Burke Harris, a Boston College alumna, has published a book to help quilters sew their own medallion quilt. Make Your Own Medallion (Lucky Spool Media, December, 2017) provides quilters with tools and tips to sew a medallion … Continue reading

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Arts Festival’s literary events

The 20th annual Boston College Arts Festival is a showcase celebrating the University community’s talents in music, theater, song, dance, film, and fine arts. The literary arts are also featured. Literary events for this year’s festival include readings by senior … Continue reading

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Saga of the Redeemed continues

Archcriminal Tyvian Reldamar has returned in Dead but Once (Harper Voyager, 2018), Book III of the Saga of the Redeemed series by Boston College graduate Auston Habershaw. The series (Book I: The Oldest Trick and Book II: No Good Deed) follows … Continue reading

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Tellalian Collection

The McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College has acquired a rich trove of Coptic textiles, and an extensive library of accompanying volumes, from collectors Donald and Barbara Tellalian of Newton, Mass. The Tellalian Collection—which comprises thirty-four Late Antique/Coptic textiles … Continue reading

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Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergrad Poetry Festival

Students from nearly 20 area colleges and universities, including Boston College senior Walker Halstad, will read their original work at the 2018 Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergraduate Poetry Festival, to be  hosted by Boston College today. Halstad, an English major and Hispanic Studies minor … Continue reading

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Life on the farm

The Goats Songs (Univerity of North Texas Press, 2018) by Boston College Associate Professor of English James Najarian, has been awarded the Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry. Najarian’s debut collection is inspired by his upbringing on a farm in Pennsylvania and … Continue reading

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