Writing to the Bone: The Boston Book Party

We gathered in person – first time since 2020! – for our Book Party celebration of members with recently published books. At least 50 writers, book-lovers, fans and friends enjoyed the three-hour party at the Dance Complex in Cambridge. Chapter Chair Willie Wideman-Pleasants fulfilled the promise she made at last year’s virtual party – “next […]

Sue Davis’s Abortion-Themed Novel Still Resonates

With the Supreme Court’s expected overturn of Roe v, Wade, nuanced perspectives on abortion are rare. So it’s a good time to revisit Susan Elizabeth Davis’s Love Means Second Chances. Her novel empathetically conveys the real-life impacts of reproductive choice on a mother, daughter and grandmother, whose different feelings about abortion threaten to tear them apart.  “Set in the 1990s, this book […]