Literary arts

Local literary arts festival for young writers emerging from the scene

Come as you are to the inaugural Kuala Lumpur Youth Literary Arts Festival (KLYLAF) from June 24-26, with participation from a handful of Klang Valley arts venues. Yes, they really mean it: the festival’s theme is ‘No Invitation Necessary’, an apt representation of its spirit of openness, diversity, inclusivity and …

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The collection of revealing essays asks the question: are the arts essential? | Literary Arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge Alberta Arthurs Photo: Flash Rosenberg Crystal Truscott, Alberta Arthurs and Jeffrey Brown In a test for Are the arts indispensable? (NYU Press) Ford Foundation President Darren Walker writes that the impact of art cannot be quantified because “you cannot measure the impact of empathy …

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The Las Positas College Literary Arts Festival returns this weekend | News

Experience a full day of free writing workshops and panels when the Las Positas College Literary Arts Festival returns this Saturday. The festival, held for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown in in-person gatherings, features internationally acclaimed authors, an Afghan-American memoirist, a US Army veteran poet, and a …

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UNCW’s Lookout Books Receives Emergency Literary Arts Funding

Friday, April 29, 2022 Lookout Books, the literary book publisher of UNCW’s Department of Creative Writing, is among more than 300 organizations and publishers to receive financial assistance from the Literary Arts Emergency Fund, supported by the Mellon Foundation. “We are thrilled to receive this vital support, which will go …

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‘From Kennywood to Kensington’: the famous concert pianist writes a whimsical sequel | Literary Arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge piano girl playbook author Robin Meloy Goldsby Robin Meloy Goldsby has arguably played more gigs than the Rolling Stones and Madonna combined. Its schedule rivals the Grateful Dead at its peak, with around 200 performances a year. And the variety of venues she’s …

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Another Appalachia celebrates homosexuality and racial diversity in unexpected places | Literary Arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge For a long time, the voices that have dominated the narratives of what it’s like to live in Appalachia have been conservative and white. While many Appalachian towns in Pennsylvania and West Virginia are not always racially diverse, there are people of color who …

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Las Positas College is preparing to organize a festival of literary arts | Culture

Las Positas College will host a literary arts festival, “Get Lit,” on Saturday, May 7, with a keynote address by Tamim Ansary, an Afghan American writer of fiction and history. Ansary, which received the Northern California Book Award in 2010 for “Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World through Islamic …

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Obsidian Receives Literary Arts Emergency Fund Award – News

Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora received a Literary Arts Emergency Fund award of $15,000. Obsidian is one of 313 literary arts organizations and publishers across the United States to receive funding for the historically underfunded field of literary arts. The Literary Arts Emergency Fund was initiated and …

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Jaigantic Studios buys books and literary arts from Hawthorne

Jaigantic Studios acquired Hawthorne Books and Literary Arts. The imprint will target manuscripts with the goal of finding potential projects for film and television content. “It’s a marriage made in heaven,” said Rhonda Hughes, Hawthorne’s editor. The company, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, has opted for several projects in the past. …

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BookFest Equinox offers a taste of the literary arts

Content of the article Turning a page on virtual gatherings, the annual BookFest/Festival du Livre Windsor literary festival is returning later this year as an in-person event, say organizers who are also planning a new event called BookFest Equinox. Content of the article “We did, last year and the year …

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Additional Consideration: New Initiative Promotes Literary Arts and Helps Those in Need | Opinion of Colombia

Sometimes Midlands artists seem to have an innate need to care for others that not everyone can relate to. It’s not uncommon for local artists and arts organizations, many of which could use funding themselves, to come together to address a problem in the social matrix that has left community …

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Literary arts hubs cite difficulty balancing requirements, small class sizes

While Emily Tom ’25 knew she wanted to study literary arts when she entered Brown, she found that constraints within the department made it difficult to pursue a concentration in literary arts. In the end, to make sure she could complete the required classes with small class sizes, Tom declared …

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UO International Undergraduate Literary Arts Review – The Oakland Post

Now in its seventh volume, UO’s international undergraduate literary arts journal The Oakland Arts Review (OAR) continues to progress – providing students with professional writing and publishing experience and connecting the university to the wider world of contemporary literature. With the the average lifespan of literary journals being one to …

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Allegheny County Libraries Launches New App for Borrowers Across the Region | Literary Arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge CP Photo: Jared Wickerham Stacks at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in Carrick Book lovers have long been able to access materials from the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh online through its Overdrive and Libby apps. Now, borrowers across the region, including those with CLP, …

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UC Graduate Teaching Assistant on Poetry and the Value of the Literary Arts | News

Cara Dees, PhD candidate at the University of Cincinnati for creative writing. Provided | Cara Dee When you walk into a Zoom conference with Cara Dees, she immediately offers insight into her love for writing and literature right through her living room. As she excuses herself to make herself a …

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Literary/artistic fair for 30 days of inspiration

Artists and poets will read and discuss their work featured in 30 Days of Inspiration, the Bucks County Arts and Culture Council’s social media campaign, featuring a poem paired with an artwork for each day of April in honor of National Poetry Month. Join us for a relaxed discussion and …

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Excellence in Literary Arts | University of Wittenberg

Andrew J. Graff, Visiting Assistant Professor of English at the University of Wittenberg, has won a 2022 Ohio Arts Council (OAC) Individual Achievement Award in the fiction category for his debut novel raft of stars. “To learn that I was the recipient of the Ohio Arts Council’s Individual Achievement Award …

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Delta Literary Arts Society launches talk-reading series – Peace Arch News

What do you get when you combine poetry, dance, visual arts and science, add three top local writers and present it all in a state-of-the-art theater? This month, the Delta Literary Arts Society (DLAS) launches its new literary event, InkWellTold, a bimonthly conversational reading series at the new North Delta …

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Delta Literary Arts Society launches talk-reading series – Surrey Now-Leader

What do you get when you combine poetry, dance, visual arts and science, add three top local writers and present it all in a state-of-the-art theater? This month, the Delta Literary Arts Society (DLAS) launches its new literary event, InkWellTold, a bimonthly conversational reading series at the new North Delta …

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Delta Literary Arts Society Launches Conversational Reading Series – North Delta Reporter

What do you get when you combine poetry, dance, visual arts and science, add three top local writers and present it all in a state-of-the-art theater? This month, the Delta Literary Arts Society (DLAS) launches its new literary event, InkWellTold, a bimonthly conversational reading series at the new North Delta …

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Delta Literary Arts Society launches first poetry contest – Peace Arch News

Local writers are encouraged to sharpen their pencils and enter the Delta Literary Arts Society’s inaugural poetry contest. Through April 1, DLAS is accepting submissions from literary novices and seasoned professionals, with cash prizes up for grabs. “We are delighted to provide a forum for local writers to share their …

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Delta Literary Arts Society Launches First Poetry Competition – Surrey Now-Leader

Local writers are encouraged to sharpen their pencils and enter the Delta Literary Arts Society’s inaugural poetry contest. Through April 1, DLAS is accepting submissions from literary novices and seasoned professionals, with cash prizes up for grabs. “We are delighted to provide a forum for local writers to share their …

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Literary Arts Announces 2022 Oregon Book Award Finalists

On Monday, March 7, Literary Arts has announced the finalists for the 2022 Oregon Book Awards. Out-of-state judges highlighted 35 titles (two by Portland YA author April Henry), including alumni books Portland Monthly contributors Omar El Akkad, Sarah Mirk and Jessica (Tyner) Mehta. Topics range from trans magic …

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Delta Literary Arts Society Launches Poetry Contest

The Delta Literary Arts Society (DLAS) is launching its first poetry contest where everyone from literary novices to professionals is invited to throw their hats into the ring. “We are thrilled to provide a forum for local writers to share their work,” said Diana Calliou, DLAS Treasurer and author of …

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VOICE: MFA students in creative writing continue open mics at The Literary: Arts: Smile Politely

It was the first open mic I’d attended that started with an ice-breaking speed dating, supposedly to “get in the Valentine’s Day mood” after the fact. The surprise reveal was that all of the speed dating contestants turned out to be literary villains. The emcee, Erin Hoffman, does short readings …

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Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center launches 2022 prize awarding $10,000 in competitions and scholarships to young poets of color

VENICE, Calif. /California Newswire/ – Beyond Baroque, one of the nation’s leading literary arts centers, announced that the Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Prize is now actively accepting nominations. The award, created in honor of Beyond Baroque alumnus and U.S. presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman, will accept nominations through May …

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Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center’s Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Prize Open for Applications

Beyond Baroque, one of the nation’s leading literary arts centers, announced that the Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Prize is now actively accepting nominations. The award, created in honor of Beyond Baroque alumnus and U.S. presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman, will accept nominations through May 1, 2022. “We are very …

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Literary Arts Fair | The Bucks County Herald

The Bucks County Arts and Culture Council presents a LITERARY ARTS FAIR February 17, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at Freeman Hall, 181 East Court Street, Doylestown, featuring 2021 Bucks County Poet Laureate Nicole Steinberg; Lynn Levin, winner of the 2021 Bucks County Short Fiction Award; Steve Nolan, writer and poet; …

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Chautauqua Literary Arts partners with the JHS class to present “Holidays in Poetry”

WRFA Jason sample speak with Sony Ton Aime, Michael I. Rudell Director of Literary Arts at Chautauqua Institution, and Betsy Rowe-Baehr, English teacher at Jamestown High School. The two share details about Holidays in poetry – a new community project combining poetry and the holidays. Part of the project involved …

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Pittsburgh booksellers receive vacation bonuses from author James Patterson | Literary arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge CP photo: Jared Wickerham Lea Bickerton, winner of The Tiny Bookstore’s Holiday Bookstore Bonus Program in the North Hills One of America’s most commercially successful authors decided to help independent bookstores, including those in Pittsburgh. James Patterson, the best-known writer for his Alex Cross series, has donated …

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Delta Literary Arts Society hosts family vacation show to support Deltassist – Peace Arch News

The Delta Literary Arts Society is hosting a holiday themed event to raise money for the Deltassist Emergency Food Cabinet. On Saturday December 18, DLAS presents two screenings of Suki’s Reindeer Wish at the North Delta Arts Center. The family event will feature reindeer crafts, winter-themed family portraits, and an …

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Delta Literary Arts Society Hosts Family Holiday Show to Support Deltassist – Surrey Now-Leader

The Delta Literary Arts Society is hosting a holiday themed event to raise money for the Deltassist Emergency Food Cabinet. On Saturday December 18, DLAS presents two screenings of Suki’s Reindeer Wish at the North Delta Arts Center. The family event will feature reindeer crafts, winter-themed family portraits, and an …

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Delta Literary Arts Society Hosts Family Vacation Show to Support Deltassist – North Delta Reporter

The Delta Literary Arts Society is hosting a holiday themed event to raise money for the Deltassist Emergency Food Cabinet. On Saturday December 18, DLAS presents two screenings of Suki’s Reindeer Wish at the North Delta Arts Center. The family event will feature reindeer crafts, winter-themed family portraits, and an …

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Delta Literary Arts Society Hosts Family Holiday Show Supporting Deltassist – Surrey Now-Leader

The Delta Literary Arts Society is hosting a holiday-themed event to raise funds for the Deltasist emergency food cabinet. On Saturday December 18, DLAS presents two screenings of Suki’s Reindeer Wish at the North Delta Arts Center. The family event will include reindeer crafts, winter-themed family portraits and an all-ages …

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Scotiabank announces increased support for Canadian literary arts through Little Free Library and Scotiabank Giller Prize collaboration

TORONTO –News Direct– Scotiabank TORONTO, November 2, 2021 / 3BL Media / – Scotiabank announced a new collaboration with Little Free Library, the world’s largest book-sharing movement, to place thousands of copies of the novels shortlisted for the Scotiabank Prize Giller in Little Free Libraries across Canada. Today, Canadians can …

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Support the literary arts community at the introvert ball

Attend the What Cheer Writers Club event in person to connect with other creatives or support yourself from the comfort of your home. Join the What Cheer Writers Club and participate in fun community festivities like on-demand poetry and silent auction. Photo courtesy of Jodie Noel Vinson. On Saturday October …

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Scotiabank announces additional support for Canadian literary arts in collaboration with Little Free Library and the Scotiabank Giller Prize

TORONTO, 25 October 2021 / CNW / – Scotiabank today announced a new collaboration with Small free library, the world’s largest book-sharing movement, to place thousands of copies of the novels shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize in small free libraries across Canada. Scotiabank is giving Little Free Library stewards …

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Scotiabank Announces Additional Support for Canadian Literary Arts with Little Free Library and Scotiabank Giller Prize

Today, Canadians can now find “book bundles” containing the 5 shortlisted novels in hundreds of small free libraries across the country. This collaboration is an important part of Scotiabank’s support of Canadian literary arts and will allow more Canadians to access the novels shortlisted for the prize and promote the …

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Delta Literary Arts Society features spooky Halloween-themed poetry and short story reading

“Killer Verse: A Night of Literary Terror” will make you tremble in your seat Just a month after its inception, the Delta Literary Arts Society (DLAS) is determined to scare Delta with its next spooky read at the North Delta Center for the Arts. The group will feature spooky poems …

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Delta Literary Arts Society Launches With Halloween-Themed Show – North Delta Reporter

The newly launched Delta Literary Arts Society (DLAS) is wasting no time in bringing its first event to North Delta audiences. On Saturday, October 23, the company is hosting Killer Verse: A Night of Literary Terror, a multi-faceted production featuring “undead” costumed actors and ushers, at the new North Delta …

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Julien Baker explored the literary arts on ‘Little Oblivions’, now she’s ready to educate

Baker’s “Little Oblivions,” her third studio album, received widespread praise for its full band sound (new accompaniments that she performed on her own) and intentional, confident lyricism. The 12 track album is more streamlined than equally emotionally anchored “Sprained Ankle” and “Turn Out the Light”. Baker worked with producer and …

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13 new books to watch in August | Literary Arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge *Pittsburgh Author Spotlight*Go away by Zoje StageReleased August 17 via MulhollandThriller, 384 pages Pittsburgh’s Zoje Stage, whose first novel Deciduous teeth was an international bestseller, returns with a new horror-tinged thriller. Since their teenage years, sisters Imogen and Beck have been best friends with …

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Utah Festival of the Arts 2021: Literary Arts Program, now in its 27th year, adds new features including BIPOC Literary Program, student writer readings, three-stage performances

EDITOR’S NOTE: For more on some highlights from this year’s Utah Festival of the Arts literary arts program, check out articles on BIPOC’s literary program here, AM Luzzader and Chadd VanZanten here, Danielle Susi and the student writers from the SLCC here and the independent and team poems slams here. …

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USPS: Literary Arts Stamp Series Honors Multi-Genre Author

Ursula K. Le Guin Forever / USPS Stamps The groundbreaking and transgender writings of acclaimed author Ursula K. Le Guin, whose novels and short stories have increased appreciation for science fiction and fantasy, are celebrated with a new Forever stamp – the 33rd of the Postal Service Literary Arts series. …

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Literary arts stamp series pays homage to multi-gender author

“Ursula once said she wanted to see science fiction break through the old convention walls and strike right into the next wall – and start smashing it too,” said Joseph corbett, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of the US Postal Service, who was the inaugural official for the …

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Oregon Literary Scholarship Guidelines 2022

The Oregon Literary Fellowships are intended to assist writers in Oregon to initiate, develop or complete literary projects in the fields of poetry, fiction, literary non-fiction, theater (including scripts for television and film) and literature for young readers. For 2022, Literary Arts will accept applications online only. Application deadline: September …

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Winchester’s 1455 Literary Arts Summer Festival practically returns this week

The 1455 Literary Arts Summer Festival kicked off in 2019 in person in Winchester, Virginia, before switching to virtual panels last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This week, the festival virtually returns with more than 70 free events from Thursday to Saturday. OMCP’s Jason Fraley gives an overview of …

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Toyota Supports Detroit Students With “InsideOut Literary Arts” Oral Creation

Photo provided Detroit, MI – InsideOut Literary Arts, an award-winning organization headquartered in Detroit, has announced the winners of its 2021 performance troupe supported by Toyota Motor North America. The performance troupe is part of the organization’s Citywide Poets after-school program, which provides teens with weekly creative writing workshops, publications, …

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City Books Announces Writers-in-Residence in Fall 2021 | Literary arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge Photo: Courtesy of Dade Lemanski and Kelsey Swintek Dade Lemanski (left) and Kelsey Swintek (right). Dade Lemanski is working on a book on “Polish folk magic, fathers (dying) and anti-blackness among white punks”. Kelsey Swintek is working on her first collection of essays. The two will be …

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McAlester Alumni Named Executive Director of Chickasaw Nation Literary Arts Division | Local News

Joe Thomas, a 2007 graduate of McAlester High School, was recently promoted to a leadership position with the Chickasaw Nation, headquartered in Ada. Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby appointed Chickasaw Citizen Joe Thomas as General Director of Literary Arts. “Joe Thomas understands the important role the literary arts play in …

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Literary Arts Tent is looking for authors, illustrators and poets in Norwich, NY

The Colorscape Board is busy planning the return of the Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival, scheduled for the weekend after Labor Day, September 11-12. The festival attracts around 10,000 to 12,000 attendees each year and all the favorite things to do will be back for 2021. There will be multiple stages …

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Twelve beginnings in literary arts “In search of the earth”

In spring 2020, Gray-Kontar invited 20 young people from Cleveland connected to Twelve Literary Arts to share their poems at an open-mic Zoom conference. Wallace, who lived near Washington, DC at the time, listened to the call in an effort to select a range of poems depicting a myriad of …

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12 new books to discover in June | Literary arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge The chosen and the beautiful by Nghi Vo Posted on June 1 via TorHistorical / fantasy fiction, 272 pages* A Pride Month Reading * Large Gabsy fans, this one’s for you! Nghi Vo The chosen and the beautiful is a reimagining of the American classic, with Jordan …

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Las Positas College organizes its first Literary Arts Festival | New

Las Positas College is hosting its first all-day literary arts festival on Saturday May 8, a free virtual event that will feature nationally and internationally renowned authors including bestselling memoirs, Hollywood screenwriter, award-winning poets and more Again. “This event is really special because it allows LPC to showcase the amazing …

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Final Literary Arts Live calls for contemplation of the Earth – The Bates Student

On April 22, Bates hosted their last LiteraryArts Live of the year, an event that takes place several times a semester where writers from multiple genres come to share their work. To celebrate Earth Day, two poets specializing in writing about nature, the earth, how it was colonized and devastated, …

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Pamplin Media Group – Bits & Pieces: Literary Arts Virtualandia Features Young Poets

Other elements include the New Avenues for Youth mural, the Laurelhurst Club, the Ansel Adams and Lois Greenfield exhibit. Adams’ photos on display The Portland Art Museum has reopened and will bring the “Ansel Adams in Our Time” exhibit to members beginning Wednesday, April 28 and to the general public …

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With the coronavirus, the book tour is fully online | Literary arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge Photo of the CP: Kaycee Orwig Anna Weber, White Whale Events Manager For many authors, a book tour is the highlight of publishing. They meet fans, sign copies of their books, and have emotional conversations with readers about what they wrote. But the onset of the COVID-19 …

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Classic Lines bookstore in Squirrel Hill purchased by Riverstone Books | Literary arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge Photo: Courtesy of Riverstone Books Riverstone Books in the North Hills Classic Lines Bookstore has been a Squirrel Hill staple for years, not to mention Pittsburgh’s vibrant independent bookstore. He has been acclaimed by local community groups and has even been named a once-finalist for the Weekly …

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New Pittsburgh Children’s Book Author Gets Inspired From Family Restaurant | Literary arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge Photo of the CP: Kaycee Orwig Karina Moussa, author of Wally’s delicious journey When an elf appears in your room and offers to magically teleport to countries around the world, showing you foods from different cultures, the polite thing to do is agree. So begins Wally’s journey …

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Literary Arts Announces 2021 Oregon Book Prize Finalists

Literary Arts announced the finalists for the 2021 Oregon Book Awards on Monday. A panel of selected non-Oregon writers 35 titles from all over the state be finalists in the Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction, Non-Fictional Creation, Children’s Literature, YA and Theater categories. This year’s tomes range from a deep historical dive …

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FSU Literary Arts Center to host bestselling author Russell Shorto’s virtual reading | Community

FROSTBURG – As part of its Spring Reading Series, the Literary Arts Center at Frostburg State University will be hosting a virtual reading by writer Russell Shorto on April 1 at 7:30 p.m. This semester, the readings will be streamed live on YouTube and then be available on the CLA …

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NEA Big Read Celebrates Indigenous Literary Arts and Culture

March 2, 2021 ASU Piper Center kicked off a series of events with a discussion on “The Round House” by Louise Erdrich It has been almost a decade since Louise Erdrich’s novel “The Round House” first told the story of Joe Coutts, a 13-year-old boy living on an Ojibwe reservation …

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City Book Writing Residency Creates Space for Local Writers | Literary arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge Photo: Courtesy of City Books Alona Williams, left, and Marsha Timblin began their spring residency at City Books on February 1. Despite the common wisdom that everyone has a book in them, writers need the time, space, and support to release those books and other projects. City …

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Upper St. Clair High School Literary Arts Magazine Wins Top Honors | News

Upper St. Clair High School’s literary art magazine, Montage, recently won first place in the 2020 Scholastic Yearbook and Magazine Awards. The 2019-2020 edit has been published thanks to the work of many students, including editors Haley Beardsley, Anika Sinha, and Shana Reddy, and staff Kaitlyn Clougherty, Jordan Holleran, and …

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Three New Pittsburgh Poetry Collections You May Have Missed | Literary arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge The general chaos of 2020 made it easy to miss the release of new books, movies and other works. This is especially due to the fact that all promotional events, such as in-person reads or premieres, were canceled or just got lost in the rework. To compensate, …

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Ursula K. Le Guin to feature on upcoming USPS Literary Arts stamp

After the US Postal Service essentially saved democracy, the least you can do is hang stamps. But maybe you need that soft local angle. We understood! And so, apparently, does the USPS. The Postal Service announced a new range of stamps on Friday, one of which includes Ursula K. Le …

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Literary Arts Festival spotlights local and guest artists of color

When author Sarah Rafael García’s LibroMobile started taking up space in an alleyway in Santa Ana next to 4th and Spurgeon streets, the goal was to cultivate diversity through books. The past year has been all about how to occupy online space to survive. LibroMobile Literary Arts Festival will go …

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Noepe Center for the Literary Arts announces writing workshops

The Noepe Center for the Literary Arts in Featherstone recently announced their writing workshops for winter and spring 2021. The year begins with Shira Erlichman, with her “Nothing for Granted” poetry workshop. The five-day virtual course will run from February 15 to 19, from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. “In …

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Bhopal Literary and Art Festival to upload

The annual Bhopal-based literature and art festival Vishwarang 2020 ′ will host its second online edition due to the pandemic, featuring more than 1,000 artists, poets and writers from 50 countries. Organized by Rabindranath Tagore University in collaboration with the Tagore International Center for Arts and Culture, Bhopal, the festival …

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4 new book releases from Pittsburgh to keep on your radar | Literary Arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge All this time by Mikki Daughtry and Rachael LippincottReleased September 29 via Simon & Schuster books for young readersTeen Fiction/Contemporary Romance, 336 pagesThe authors of No. 1 New York Times Bestseller five feet away are back, this time with a teen romance novel that …

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Kima Jones Jack Jones Literary Arts

Kayla Chilled “Making art and making money are two different things,” says Kima Jones, creator of Jack Jones Literary Arts, a multifaceted book advertising company. “Just because you can do one doesn’t mean you can do the other. The world is full of starving artists. Spend time with any writer …

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Literary Arts | National Foundation for the Arts

The literary arts inspire, enrich, educate and entertain. They remind us that there is beauty and joy in language, that others have ideas to pay attention to, that in our struggles we are not alone. By helping writers and translators create new work and connect with audiences through publishers and …

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10 books in 10 words or less | Literary arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge Contemporary fiction, 272 pages A a young American Palestinian woman searches for her true identity. Released in May 2020 via Custom House (HarperCollins)Gothic fiction, 320 pages Graduate studies in an old house in the woods. Released in June 2020 via Alfred A. Knopf (Random House of Penguins) …

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Artistic organizations create an “Emergency fund for literary arts”

NEW YORK (AP) – Thanks to a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, three major literary arts nonprofits have teamed up to administer $ 3.5 million to struggling organizations during the coronavirus pandemic. Along with the Mellon Foundation, the Academy of American Poets, the Community of Literary Magazines and …

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Arts Organizations Create “Literary Arts Emergency Fund”

Trustees of the fund noted a recent survey by the nonprofit Americans for the Arts which found that 253 literary organizations had reported losses of more than $7.2 million from the virus, often due to canceled events. The impact of these organizations is diverse and national, from bringing writers into …

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How and when local bookstores reopen | Literary Arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge CP Photo: Jared Wickerham Inside the Asylum City Bookstore Allegheny County is officially in the green phase. For book lovers, that means you can once again browse the aisles of your favorite local bookstore. Find out which independent stores are open and when below. …

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