The Public Humanist

The Public Humanist contributor: Christine Regan Davi

July2015-HeadshotChristine Regan Davi served as facilitator for a pilot of the Mass Humanities Family Adventures in Reading for Preteens program at the J.V. Fletcher Library in Westford, MA. She is pursuing a master of fine arts in writing for children at Simmons College. She lives in Ashburnham, MA.

Living With Bipolar Disorder: New Documentary Film on Singer Meg Hutchinson

Meg says in the film, “There is a medicine as old as humanity. It’s human kindness and compassion.”


Cutting up Books in Libraries and other FAIR Adventures

On a recent Saturday, a group of adults and preteens gathered at the J.V. Fletcher Library in Westford, MA and began cutting up books. I mean, really tearing into them, leaving big holes in the pages. Right there in plain view of the librarian. And no one stopped them. They cut and ripped and cut some more. And then something magical happened. The books were reborn. They became art.