Debra previews this Saturday's Small Press Fest! and talks with festival co-organizer Sarah Christensen.
Debra dives deep into the interplay of words and images in the Winter 2018/2019 issue of the Ninth Letter
John reviews the latest issue of the online science-fiction and fantasy publication, Uncanny Magazine and, in the process, becomes an unofficial Space Unicorn.
Michaela reviews the first VOICE Reading series of 2019, where writers from the University of Illinois Creative Writing Program shared works of poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction.
Michaela returns to hear more original poetry at another installment of Poets at the Post, and enjoys poetry karaoke.
Michaela heads to Poets at the Post to hear original works from local poets and storytellers.
John talks about the Cavagna Sangiuliani Collection and its origins with curator Chloe Ottenhoff of the University of Illinois Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Debra lists her picks for this month in Arts: December 2018
Debra takes you on the magical journey of Manual's Cinema's No Blue Memories — The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks.
Michaela checks out An Evening with Nnedi Okorafor and learns how Okorafor was inspired to weave her experiences of growing up in the United States and Nigeria into her award-winning works.
Michaela attended the Ninth Letter celebration and heard selections of poetry, short fiction, and a lyric essay.
Colson Whitehead visited Champaign Public Library last night, and it was wonderful.
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