»

| Give a Gift |

  • Digital Edition

Longfellow House

Phone: 
(617) 876-4491
Type: Historical Site

Built in 1759 by a wealthy royalist, this house was occupied by Henry W. Longfellow from 1837 to 1882. Previously, the house also served as headquarters for General George Washington during the Siege of Boston, and has seen the company of Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, John Hancock, and other revolutionary leaders. The house and grounds are open to the public every day of the year, with special group and student tours available.

Address: 105 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
View in Google Maps
Javascript is required to view this map.

More Literary Places Nearby:

Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138
6 Plympton Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
279 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA 02446
City Guide

by Ifeanyi Menkiti

boston_small.jpg

The city of Emerson, Thoreau, and the Transcendentalists has produced many prominent writers in its past, but it is also a city whose literary history is still in the making. Ifeanyi Menkiti, who was born in Onitsha, Nigeria, and moved to Massachusetts eventually becoming owner of the nation’s oldest poetry bookstore, tours the vast literary landscape of the greater Boston area.

Conferences & Residencies
Conference
Provincetown, Massachusetts
Conference
Hyannis, Massachusetts United States
Residency
Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts United States
Writing Contests
Harvard University
Massachusetts Cultural Council
Alice James Books
Magazine Articles

by Staff

July/August 2013

Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features Off the Grid Press, which publishes books exclusively by poets over the age of sixty.

by Alex Dimitrov

May/June 2012

Started by husband-and-wife writers Stona and Ann Fitch, Concord Free Press is using a philanthropic publishing model to successfully distribute limited-edition books at no cost, upon request.

by John Stazinski

January/February 2012

The Grub Street literary center has created a long-form fiction class that might offer a cure for the novel-writing anxiety that the traditionally story-centric MFA workshop isn’t equipped to resolve.

Directory of Writers
Poet
Beverly, MA
Poet
Somerville, MA
Poet
Lynn, MA

Subscribe to P&W Magazine | Donate Now | Advertise | Sign up for E-Newsletter | Help | About Us | Contact Us | View Mobile Site

© Copyright Poets & Writers 2014. All Rights Reserved