This documentary is about the Grolier Poetry Book Shop – the renown independent bookstore at Harvard Square in Cambridge that focuses solely on poetry, which has been in existence for over 90 years. The Grolier is a legendary literary place that the world ought to encounter.
Join us for a screening of the documentary and discussion at the Cambridge Public Library’s Central Square branch on Pearl Street. The film explores the unique place in literary and Cambridge history that the Grolier Poetry Book Shop occupies from its one-room location in Harvard Square. Following the screening, director and producer Weiying Olivia Huang will discuss the making of the film with Patrick Sylvain who is a poet, writer, translator, and academic as they discuss the film and “the Grolier.”
View the trailer here: https://youtu.be/M0Q3CnIzrH8
Free & open to public
Tue, Nov 26, 2019, 06:30pm–08:00pm
Address: 45 Pearl St, Cambridge, MA 02139