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Meeting Hoosier Authors

The Indiana Authors Awards honor the best books written by Hoosier authors. But the program encompasses so much more than just awards. It provides opportunities for Hoosiers, especially students, to meet and interact with authors. Each year, authors visit dozens of Indiana communities to deliver dynamic talks and in-depth writing workshops. Every other year, starting in 2021, we’ll sponsor a statewide tour of one of Indiana’s literary “rock stars.” The featured author will visit small towns and cities, celebrate Hoosier talent and connect with fans and readers in every corner of the state.

Write Now: A Celebration of Indiana Literature

WHEN: Oct. 21, 4-6 p.m.
WHERE: Indianapolis Artsgarden
COST: Free

Today Indiana’s vibrant literary scene produces new authors and new works in every genre, from inspirational slam poetry to world-shaping sci-fi, from insightful young adult fiction to thought-provoking essays.

To reflect this lively scene and bring it more statewide and national attention, the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards are expanding as well.

To kick off the next phase of the awards, please join us for “Write Now: A Celebration of Indiana Literature” at the Indianapolis Artsgarden on Monday, Oct. 21. There, you’ll learn more about what Indiana Humanities is doing to grow the reach of the Indiana Authors Awards and support the community of Indiana readers and writers. You’ll also have the opportunity to mingle with other Hoosier literary champions at a free, fun party. Light refreshments will be provided.

We at Indiana Humanities are grateful to Glick Philanthropies for inviting us to be the new home of the Indiana Authors Awards and to build on the successful program guided by The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation for the past 10 years.

We look forward to celebrating the program’s growth and Indiana’s dynamic literary landscape with you.