Debra previews the Pygmalion Poetry Marathon, which kicks off on Friday night at the Bread Company in Urbana.
Debra chats with poets Mark Halliday and Jill Rosser in preview of their Saturday reading at Pygmalion.
Debra previews the 2019 Made Fest, happening this Friday and Saturday as part of PYGMALION.
Michaela attended the Ninth Letter celebration and heard selections of poetry, short fiction, and a lyric essay.
Rebecca interviews author Anthony Marra about mixtapes, Russia, and humor as a means of resisting -- all in prep of his PygLitFest appearance Friday.
Caldecott Medalist Javaka Steptoe is presenting two programs for PygLitFest and spoke with Rebecca about the importance of "heartfelt stories that bring joy, that say something new."
Rebecca is so tired of the LIT pun, but honestly, it works and it's just right there. Still, check out who all is reading at Exile on Main on Saturday afternoon.
George Saunders speaks with Rebecca about the theatricality of his new book, his upcoming appearance as part of Pygmalion Literature Festival, and the friends who help him remember what art really means.
On Saturday September 24th at Memphis on Main,the Book Fort pop up event New Poets + New Poems will be from 1:15pm to 1:45pm. Caro Macon, C. Russell Price, Kathleen Rooney, and others will perform their poems and other works for lucky listeners.
Four amazing authors will be rapid-fire-reading from noon to noon-thirty inside the Accord during the Book Fort on Saturday.
What is Book Fort? Sadly, it is not a literal fort made of books. The event is an interactive and roving book fair of select independent presses and publishers.
SP Writers take a closer look at the DeathMatch participants, complete with color-commentary.
No rumbling. No one is ready for that.
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