Bronwen's copy of Opioid, Indiana

Book Chat: Opioid, Indiana

INDIANA BOOK CHATS Programs and Special Projects Manager Bronwen Carlisle talks about what she’s been reading lately This past September, I picked up a copy of Opioid, Indiana by Brian Allen Carr during a book launch event with the author at Wild Geese Bookshop in Franklin. The book made quite the splash, appearing on notable bestseller lists […]

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Staying Put: Making A Home in a Restless World

INDIANA BOOK CHATS Senior Program Manager Megan Telligman talks about what she’s been reading lately Since we’ve all been ‘staying put’ these few months to slow the spread of the coronavirus, I’ve recently spent time with Scott Russell Sanders’ Staying Put: Making a Home in a Restless World. Sander’s collection of essays, published in 1993, […]

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National Poetry Month Roundup #1

We’re celebrating National Poetry Month by highlighting a different Hoosier poet each day in April. Learn about Indiana authors and follow links to their work below. DAY 1 // MAtthew Graham Matthew Graham is our newest (and current) Indiana Poet Laureate. He has lived in Southern Indiana for 35 years and recently retired from the […]

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Reader Resources for Social Distancing

Here’s a silver lining of our current circumstances: reading is the perfect activity for social distancing. It can be done silently and alone from your house. It doesn’t require expensive materials. And perhaps most importantly, a good book immerses you in a different world with different problems. Here are some ways to obtain books by […]

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Hoosier writers to speak around the state and offer writing workshops

INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 18, 2019)—Forty organizations will host Indiana authors during 2020 as part of a statewide speakers bureau and writing workshop program offered through the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards.  Indiana Humanities, the new engine behind the Indiana Authors Awards, selected the hosts and provides support for award-winning Indiana authors to travel the state to speak to […]

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Nominations now open for 2020 Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards. The awards will recognize the best books published by Hoosiers in 2018 and 2019. Nominations are due Jan. 6, 2020. The awards, newly powered by Indiana Humanities, have been given annually since 2009. Going forward, awards will be given every other […]

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Indiana Authors Awards Grow to Honor More Authors and Books

The Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards will expand in 2020 to honor more Indiana authors in more categories, shine a spotlight on the state’s literary community and deepen connections between writers and readers. Glick Philanthropies has invited Indiana Humanities to power and grow the awards to bring more attention to works by Hoosier […]

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