Welcome!

Welcome to Lit Literary Collective, a South Bend-based nonprofit invested in fostering and supporting the local literary arts. We host literary events and promote the events of other organizations in the Michiana area.

Interested? Keeping reading, or get involved!

We’re open for submissions!

Our next Write Nite will be on October 18, 7:00 pm, at the Notre Dame Center for Arts & Culture. Submissions are open until October 2 for a chance to read! Tell your friends!

Submission Guidelines 10-18-18

Upcoming Graphic Poetry Workshop

On September 8, award-winning poet Naoko Fujimoto will be leading a graphic poetry workshop! Naoko creates amazing graphic poems, many of which will be featured in her forthcoming collection from Tupelo Press titled Glyph:Graphic Poetry=Trans. Sensory:

Tickets are available for a suggested donation of $15 to help cover supplies and Naoko’s time and travel from Chicago. This workshop is designed and recommend for experienced poets, only. There are limited slots available, so reserve yours now!

Fujimoto Workshop

Slammin’ Photos

Our Slam Showcase to celebrate the South Bend Civic Theatre’s performance of Pulitzer-winning play Topdog/Underdog was fantastic, and we’ve got the photos to prove it.

Check out the full album of photos taken by UpState South Bend, and get your tickets NOW for Topdog/Underdog, August 11-19 at the South Bend Civic Theatre.

Slam Showcase for Topdog/Underdog

We are thrilled to announce that we’re partnering with the South Bend Civic Theatre to host a SLAM SHOWCASE competition celebrating their upcoming auditions for and performance of Suzan-Lori Parks’ TOPDOG/UNDERDOG, which was recently named the #1 American play of the last 25 years by the New York Times. We’re offering a $100 cash prize for the winning competitor, and it promises to be an amazing show!

Auditions for the play are June 11 and 12, 6-8 pm at the First United Methodist Church.

Want to compete? Get your submission in by June 14!

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