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Mon, Jun 19


Juliet Somerville

All She Wrote Books x Juliet Book Club — June

Want to read great books with a community of engaged book lovers? Join one of our monthly book clubs, co-hosted by Juliet Somerville!

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All She Wrote Books x Juliet Book Club — June
All She Wrote Books x Juliet Book Club — June

Time & Location

Jun 19, 2023, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Juliet Somerville, 263 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143, USA

About the Event

Love reading & talking about books? All She Wrote Books is excited to announce our first book club event at the intersection of great literature and delicious food. Aside from reading great books each month, our co-host Juliet will develop a fun themed cocktail for every book selection!

For the month of June, we will be reading Pomegranate by Helen Elaine Lee. Join us on Monday, June 19th at 5pm at our co-host location, Juliet in Somerville for a lively discussion with the author, Helen Elaine Lee!

Tickets are limited to due to capacity at Juliet, and each ticket will include either a copy of the book club pick or a $5 All She Wrote Books gift card.

There are many ways to obtain a copy of the book (aside from your public library) — you can purchase it through,, or support our work.

Our event has a limited capacity and we want to ensure that as many people as possible are able to attend. By letting us know that you can no longer attend, we can open up your spot to someone on our waitlist who is eager to participate.


Pomegranate by Helen Elaine Lee — The acclaimed author of The Serpent’s Gift returns with this gripping and powerful novel of healing, redemption, and love, following a queer Black woman who works to stay clean, pull her life together, and heal after being released from prison.



Helen Elaine Lee grew up in Detroit, Michigan and she is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School.  Her first novel, The Serpent's Gift, was published by Atheneum and her second novel, Water Marked, was published by Scribner. Helen was on the board of PEN New England for 10 years, and she served on its Freedom to Write Committee and volunteered with its Prison Creative Writing Program, which she helped to start.  She is Professor of Comparative Media Studies/Writing at MIT.

Our Book Club Guidelines

  • We strive for a thoughtful and respectful discussion of the featured book and its related themes.
  • You do not have to have finished the book to participate, but we ask that you contribute to the discussion in whatever way you feel comfortable.
  • We do not tolerate demeaning, discriminatory, or harassing behavior and speech.

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