With Special Guest: William Dameron, author of
The Lie: A Memoir of Two Marriages, Catfishing & Coming Out
November 7, 2019
315 Massachusetts Avenue
Doors open 7pm. Show starts 7:30pm.
William Dameron is an award winning blogger, memoirist, essayist and the author of “The LIE, A Memoir of Two Marriages, Catfishing & Coming Out.” His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Salon, The Huffington Post, and in the book, “Fashionably Late: Gay, Bi and Trans Men Who Came Out Later in Life.” He is an IT Director for a global economic consulting firm, where he educates users on the perils of social engineering in cybersecurity. William, his husband, and blended family of five children split their time between Boston and the coast of southern Maine.
Sarah Chaves is a former Fulbright scholar who currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts. Her latest work has appeared in Glamour, Grok Nation, and The Washington Post, among others. Most recently, she won first place in the San Antonio Writers Guild 27th Annual Writing Contest in Memoir. She is working on a transatlantic memoir about her father’s untimely death in the Azores. Find her on Instagram @sarita_chaves.
Before Joe Fox was old enough to find Manhattan on a map, he knew it was a drink. A former MacDowell Fellow, Joe is writing a memoir about his late father, an Irish immigrant and lifelong barman to New York’s literati at the fabled Algonquin Hotel. He’s on Twitter @foxjoe
Denise Frame Harlan lives north of Boston with her husband and her nearly-grown children. Her essay And She Took Flour is featured in the anthology “The Spirit of Food” (Wipf & Stock 2010), and her essay Smoke Rings earned an honorable mention for Ruminate magazine’s VanderMey Creative Nonfiction Award. Denise tutors international college applicants in the summer, and during the academic year she teaches first-year writing. An avid knitter, Denise has also written for Interweave and Living Crafts. She regularly contributes to the Englewood Review of Books. She holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Seattle Pacific. She graduated from GrubStreet’s Memoir Incubator in 2019.
Molly Howes is a graduate of GrubStreet’s Memoir Incubator and Nonfiction Career Lab. Her work has appeared in The New York Times‘ Modern Love column, The Boston Globe Magazine, WBUR’s “Cognoscenti,” NPR Morning Edition, Bellingham Review, The Tampa Review, Pangyrus, Passages North, and other publications. In addition to a Notable Essay listing in Best American Essays 2015, she’s been awarded fellowships from residencies including MacDowell Colony. Her nonfiction book, “A Good Apology: Four Steps to Make Things Right”, will be released by Grand Central Publishing June, 2020. Her memoir, “The Temporary Orphan: A Tale of Invisible Wounds and Unexpected Grace,” is, as yet, unpublished. She’s @howes_molly on Twitter.