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

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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It’s a Poetry BONANZA!

April is National Poetry Month, and that means we are gonna PARTY! Join us at LangLab South Bend on April 19 for an open mic, book swap, poetry busking, and your new favorite game show, POEM OR SONG LYRIC?, plus lots of fun surprises.

As always, free and open to the public. Cash bar, free snacks, shining personalities, great art. Doors open at 7:00 pm, event starts at 7:30 pm.

See you there!

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2018 Spring Lit-Away Retreat

Lit Literary is thrilled to announce the 2018 Spring Lit-Away!

There is a distinct lack of affordable, short-term writer’s retreats in the northern Indiana area. We want people who don’t have the time or money to attend residences or week-long retreats to have access to the inspiring, educational, and productive experience a retreat can provide.

That’s why Lit Literary is thrilled to announce its first writer’s retreat, the 2018 Spring Lit-Away! The details:

May 4-6, 2018
The Sand House in Harbert, Michigan
$225 Single Room / $175 Shared Room
Fees are all-inclusive!

We want you to have the retreat you need, so we curate our programming based on the needs and preferences of the attendees.

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