There are many great literary events around Indianapolis and beyond. Looking for something to do? Here are just a few ideas:


The Indianapolis Branch of the Vonnegut Library Book Club will meet on Thursday, December 19, at the Emelie Building in downtown Indianapolis (340 N. Senate Avenue) at 11:30 a.m. The library does not open until noon, but you can enter through Katz & Korin entrance. We will be studying Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five.  Please join us even if you haven't read the book in a while.


9 S. Johnson Ave, Indianapolis, 46219

Van Kirby book signing
Friday, Dec. 20, from 5:00-8:00 pm
(Scecina graduate) will be signing his new book, On the Table By the Window: The Journey of a Gay Dad in Indiana.


Indy Reads Books

Guest Author Phil Rhigdon
Tue, December 17, 6pm – 7pm


The Writers Guild at Bloomington

First Sunday Prose Reading & Open Mic
Sunday, January 5, 2014
3:00 to 5:00
Boxcar Books  408 E. 6th Street
With Guest Readers:  Darja Malcolm-Clarke, Mary Pat Lynch, Dianne May

Lemonstone: a reading series
Presented by the Writers Guild at Bloomington
Featuring writers Claire Arbogast and Shayne Laughter
and  musician George Schricker
Friday, January 17
7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Sweet Claire Gourmet Bakery, 309 East Third Street

Vivian Delbrook Visiting Writers Series
Butler University

Victor Hernandez Cruz

Tuesday,January 28     7:30 p.m.
Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall


Notre Dame University Visiting Writers

Valerie Sayers

January 29, 2014
7:30 p.m. Hammes Bookstore


Open Mic with Mr. Blair and the On Your Level Youth Project 

Saturday, January 18th, 11am-3pm
Part of Peace Learning Center's MLK Festival
Christian Theological Seminary
1000 West 42nd St. Indianapolis, IN 46268    317-327-7144  
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for details


Greenwood Public Library Writer's Group

January 13th  6 p.m.
Join us for this writers' critique group, a place where beginning and Join us for this writers' critique group, a place where beginning and veteran writers can receive feedback on their work. All genres of work are accepted.  Readers and those who enjoy books are also welcome as  their feedback is important. If you'd  like to have a sample of your work critiqued at the group, please email your sample to  Valerie at


We hope to see you there!


Written by Roxanna Santoro — December 17, 2013

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