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Welcome to the schedule for BBF 2016! Please note that with the exception of the following sessions (Life without Envy, The Art of Perspective, Writing with Risk, Sound Advice, and Lore), absolutely every session at the BBF is free, and no tickets or preregistration are required. Thanks, and enjoy your day!
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Alicia Anstead

Editor in chief of the national magazine Inside Arts, Alicia Anstead is a reporter, editor, consultant, and educator. She teaches journalism at Harvard Extension School, supervises the Harvard Arts Beat blog, and was the inaugural Arts and Culture Fellow at Harvard’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism. Anstead co-founded Shake Stonington, an arts and media project at the Stonington Opera House in Maine, and she acts as their Shakespeare in Stonington critic-in-residence. Anstead is also a National Arts Journalism fellow with the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University and the National Endowment for the Arts Cultural Editor Program at Duke University. Anstead’s writing has appeared in the New York Times, Boston Globe, Scientific American, Down East Magazine, Harvard Gazette, Craft, Nieman Reports, and Art New England. She has written and reported on a range of topics in addition to arts, including politics, health, education, and the environment.


Inside Arts Interview with Ira Glass

Interview with Stephen Greenblatt on The Callie Crossley Show

My Moderators Sessions

Saturday, October 15