Events & Classes

An Evening with Two Memoirists

  • Old South Meeting House 310 Washington Street Boston, MA, 02108 United States

How do writers sift through memories and shape them into a story? Find out on Thursday, January 28, 2016 from critically acclaimed authors. Alysia Abbott and Howard Axelrod.

Abbott authored Fairyland, a book the New York Times Book Review calls a “daughter’s compassionate, clear-eyed reckoning” with her “girlhood at the dawn of the gay liberation movement. Axelrod penned The Point of Vanishing, which described his two years in solitude after a freak accident. Booklist calls his work an “elegant, questioning memoir.”

Come hear these two local authors speak about their experiences – both living them and re-telling them decades later.