5 things we learned from Kekla Magoon | Fort Wayne

On Aug. 31, 2023, award-winning author Kekla Magoon was INconversation with local Fort Wayne author Dori Graham at the Allen County Public Library. As we like to do at Indiana Authors Awards, we’ve recapped the conversation below with “5 Things We Learned.” Here are some moments that stood out to us: 1. Whose history? Reading […]

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5 things we learned from Kekla Magoon | South Bend

On Aug. 30, 2023, award-winning author Kekla Magoon was INconversation with Kathy Burnette of Brain Lair Books at Louise E. Addicott & Yatish J. Joshi Performance Hall at Indiana University South Bend. As we like to do at Indiana Authors Awards, we’ve recapped the conversation below with “5 Things We Learned.” Here are some moments […]

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5 things we learned from Tess Gunty

Thank you for joining us for last night’s INconversation with Tess Gunty at Indiana Landmarks. Gunty is the author of The Rabbit Hutch, her National Book Award-winning debut novel about the fictional town of Vacca Vale, which was based in part on her hometown of South Bend. We’re grateful to Tess and moderator Susan Neville, […]

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Telling His Own Story

Last year, Spotify & OrangeSky Audio secured the rights to produce and publish the audiobook of Muncie-based writer J.R. Jamison’s “Hillbilly Queer.” Jamison entered the studio in December — after going through the audition process — to record. The audiobook became available in February, and now, for Audiobook Appreciation Month, we’ve asked Jamison to tell […]

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13 Hoosier LGBTQ+ Authors to Read This Month 

To celebrate Pride Month, we are highlighting 13 LGBTQ+ Hoosier authors. Read the authors’ bios and visit their websites or social medias to support their writing.  Sofi Keren 2022 Debut Shortlist, 2020 Emerging and Genre Shortlists Sofi Keren is a writer in love with romance and her home city of Indianapolis. She writes stories that […]

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Conversation with Caleb Caudell 

By Emily Mellentine, Kristen Fuhs Wells Communications Intern We recently spoke with Caleb Caudell, author of The Neighbor and numerous short fiction and nonfiction pieces published online, and Novelty and Other Short Stories, which is forthcoming this summer.   Caudell’s debut novel, The Neighbor, was selected for our 2022 Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards shortlist in […]

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More than 50 organizations to host writing workshops and author talks as part of Indiana Authors Awards programs

Support for Indiana Humanities program provided by Glick Philanthropies Fifty-two organizations in more than 30 cities across the state will host Indiana authors during 2023 as part of a statewide speakers program and writing workshop program offered through the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards. Category winners and shortlisted authors from the 2022 awards […]

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Eight Indiana Authors Awards winners announced

Eight books by Indiana authors have been awarded 2022 Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards.  Chosen from among 40 shortlisted works published in 2020 and 2021 in eight categories, the winning submissions were written by a diverse collection of authors, all who currently live in Indiana.  From a deaf boy living during World War […]

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James H. Madison honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

James H. Madison of Bloomington has been awarded the 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards. With a career spanning more than four decades, Madison is an award-winning teacher and author who serves as the Thomas and Kathryn Miller Professor Emeritus of History at Indiana University and is an […]

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Poet JL Kato honored as 2022 Literary Champion

Hoosier poet JL Kato has been named Indiana’s 2022 Literary Champion by the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards. Awarded to an individual or organization that has made significant contributions to Indiana’s literary community, the Literary Champion Award is part of the biennial Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards, with support from Glick […]

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