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Upcoming Events

Transnational Literature Series

The Transnational Series focuses on stories of migration, the intersection of politics and literature, and works in translation.

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You can view many of our past virtual events on the Brookline Booksmith YouTube channel. Select in-person events have been filmed and can be watched in full at Forum Network’s Transnational Series page. 

We are the proud bookstore partner of Literatures of Annihilation, Exile, and Resistance, an interdisciplinary research collective and lecture series focused on questions of human rights and the arts in the global Middle East/Southwest Asia and North Africa. You can browse their extensive resources and events online. 


Transnational Series Director: Pierce Alquist,