Literary Arts has partnered with Pickathon to feature author readings and a live recording of our radio show and podcast, The Archive Project. Authors featured on the Windmill Stage, Sunday, August 7 from 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Omar El Akkad WHAT STRANGE PARADISE Santi Elijah Holley MURDER BALLADS Michelle Ruiz Keil SUMMER IN THE CITY Jules Ohman BODY GRAMMAR Jon Raymond DENIAL Justin Taylor RIDING WITH THE GHOST Cecily Wong KALEIDOSCOPE 12:00 p.m. in The Lucky Barn: Jon Raymond and Dao Strom in conversation with Anis Mojgani for The Archive Project. When artists explore different genres or mediums for themself, what does that process look like? Are the differing explorations in conflict with one another, or in conversation? Do they aid and abet each other? Hinder? Or perhaps…
We will be listing and accepting events related to protests, rallies, or activism in response to the SCOTUS ruling overturning Roe v. Wade. You can also find similar events here: https://map.womensmarch.com and here: https://map.wewontgoback.com
We will continue to amplify marginalized voices, and welcome all, their ideas, their events, and their words. Our words here are not enough, but we wanted to say we support you and will continue to do so through our actions. Resources for support and relief funds can be found here and here.
For details regarding specific events please contact the organizers or venues. If you are an organizer or venue and would like to reach out to us please feel free to contact us or submit an event using our submission form. We’d love to hear from you!
Geo Eros: Metaphorizing Place in Nonfiction and Memoir A Webinar with Lidia Yuknavitch In some ways, you are the places where you've been in your life. Since experience is difficult to carry around in our puny human bodies and often overwhelms us, metaphorizing—or creating core metaphors around place, objects, being and knowing—can open up new narrative strategies for storytelling. In this webinar we will identify and explore some of your core metaphors and test out some narrative strategies involving writing through place and environment, tracking your geographic origins and mapping out how place informs your life and narrative. Lidia Yuknavitch is the author of the short story collection Verge (Riverhead Books), the novels The Book of Joan (Harper Books), The Small Backs of Children (Harper…
Join us for Virtual Collage Night on the 1st Sunday of the month, 5-6pm. The first 40 mins or so will be open collage with occasional prompts, followed by a show & tell. Register here and we’ll send a zoom link the day of the event.
Eisner Award-winning creator CASEY GILLY will be signing copies of the new "Buffy the Last Vampire Slayer" trade paperback in the garden, while we screen something ~thematically appropriate~ on the projector! Join us for a relaxing vampire-filled evening to round out your weekend!