upcoming events

Four Stories Returns!

Monday, December 3, 2018
6 PM – 8 PM

The Burren
247 Elm St, Somerville, Massachusetts 02144


  • James Charlesworth has had writing appearing in Natural Bridge and won awarded finalist status in Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers. He is also the recipient of a Martin Dibner Fellowship from the Maine Community Foundation. His first novel, The Patricide of George Benjamin Hill, will be published by Skyhorse Publishing in January of 2019.

  • Lauren Kay Johnson is a military veteran-turned nonfiction writer with an MFA from Emerson College. Her forthcoming memoir chronicles her coming-of-age against the backdrop of war—beginning with her mother's Army career and deployment in support of Operation Desert Storm when Lauren was seven years old, and later with her own service in Afghanistan.

  • Dariel Suarez is the Cuban-born author of the story collection A Kind of Solitude, winner of the 2017 Spokane Short Fiction Prize. He’s the Director of Core Programs and Faculty at GrubStreet, and at thirty-five years old, still a proud metalhead.

  • Sean Van Deuren earned his BFA in Writing, Literature & Publishing from Emerson College. He is the author of the short story collection, I Am Happy You Are Here, and the Marketing Manager at GrubStreet. 

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