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March 23, 2023
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Virtual - Literary Café Celebrates Women's History Month

Thursday, March 23, 2023

We're excited to partner with the Cary Library for its next Literary Cafe which will mark Women's History Month with a panel presentation, hosted by Lexington's Marjan Kamali (author of TOGETHER TEA and THE STATIONERY SHOP). Award-winning authors Joy Castro (ONE BRILLIANT FLAME), Ava Homa (DAUGHTERS OF SMOKE AND FIRE), and Katherine Sherbrooke (LEAVING COY’S HILL) will discuss the portrayal of women in fiction, the responsibility of telling stories about women who have been hidden from history, and how writing about women's lives impacts women's futures.

About Marjan Kamali:

Marjan Kamali is the award-winning author of The Stationery Shop (Gallery Books/Simon & Schuster), a national bestseller, and Together Tea (EccoBooks/HarperCollins), a Massachusetts Book Award finalist. She is a 2022 recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship. Kamali’s novels are published in translation in more than 20 languages and The Stationery Shop was awarded the Prix Attitude in France. Her essays have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Literary Hub, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. The Stationery Shop is being adapted into a TV series at HBO and Together Tea was adapted for the stage.

Learn more about the authors Joy Castro, Ava Homa, and Katherine Sherbrooke on their websites. 

This event is hosted by the Cary Memorial Library, Lexington and a collaboration between the several Massachusetts libraries. 

Please register for this event and you'll receive the link in the confirmation and reminder emails - make sure to check your spam folder for them. The email will be coming from Zoom. 

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Ashland Public Library.

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