Jess speaks with U of I professor and author Brett Ashley Kaplan about her debut novel.
Jeanette Watts' new historical novel, My Dearest Miss Fairfax, tells the story behind the story of the secret engagement between Emma's Jane Fairfax and Frank Churchill.
Virtual readings provide an intimate space for poetry.
Allerton Park Artists-in-Residence Nicole Anderson-Cobb and Latrelle Bright are researching the history of the park and Monticello in the 19th century.
Danyla Nash uses spoken word for social justice and creating community.
In her new book Love Letter to Who Owns the Heavens, author Corey Van Landingham immerses readers into the complexities of their own humanity and their closeness to an ever-changing history and technological society.
For Ashanti Files, poetry is a call to action, a medication for ailments, and an essential form of expression.
This VOICES reading was the first open mic Kathleen attended "that began with a speed dating icebreaker, ostensibly to 'get in the Valentine’s Day mood' after the fact."
Debra Domal’s Confessions by Numbers is a pure gift for the soul.
Kathleen recaps The Literary's recent evening with Hood Feminism author Mikki Kendall.
"I find sharing my poetry is a political move, says trans, nonbinary poet River Andres. "I am writing myself into history "
Here's what you need to know about the Festival of Writers, the the two-day, talent-packed wordfest coming to Krannert Center for the Performing Arts this weekend.
The Arts Section strives to celebrate our community's rich and vibrant artistic scene, from theatre to local authors, film, performance art, and everything in between.