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

New Perspectives on Genesis: 'The Binding of Isaac' in Art, Music, and Word

The dozen artists who participated in the first Butler University Center for Faith and Vocation-Christian Theological Seminary seminar have crafted, painted, composed and written works that will be showcased at Christian Theological Seminary on Wednesday, April 30, between 5:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Works by Dawn Batson, Jean Benabou, Dan Cooper, John Domont, Casey Eskridge, Jason Griffith, Pam Blevins Hinkle, David Landis, Ray Marquette, Callie Smith, Julie Stewart and Denise Williams will be displayed and performed throughout the evening, which is free and open to the public.

Wine Reception at 5:00 p.m., Performances at 6:00 p.m. Click here for the postcard.

Kelly Visiting Writers Series

DePauw University
Playwright Kris Diaz
Wednesday April 30  7:30 pm
Peeler Auditorium

Poetry on Brick Street Presents

Guest poet, Gaye McKenney
Thursday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m.
SullivanMunce Cultural Center in Zionsville, 225 W. Hawthorne St.

Gaye McKenney lives and writes in south-central Indiana. Once upon a time, her heart’s desire was to conquer the world, but she soon discovered the incomparable bliss of creating one instead. Married to her dearest love, she is the mother of three–now grown–and a “Granny.”  She is the author of the chapbook, The Bell Jar Glass, published by Finishing Line Press in 2012.
Poetry on Brick Street is a project of Brick Street Poetry Inc., a 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit that also publishes the Tipton Poetry Journal and hosts other poetry-related events. For more information, email board member Susan Miller at

Bookmamas Bookstore
The Minimalists presentation

Tuesday, April 29, @ 7:00 pm
in theUnderground 9 Studio
Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus “The Minimalists” will host a discussion and Q & A session on the life philosophy in their book, Everything That Remains.

Book Club discussion with Alison Lynn
Wednesday,  April 30, @ 7:00 pm
We are pleased to welcome author Alison Lynn to lead our discussion of her book, The Exiles

The Writers Guild at Bloomington

First Sunday Prose Reading & Open Mic
presented by the Writers Guild at Bloomington
With guest readers Patsy Rahn and Wendy Teller
Sunday, May 4 at 3:00 to 5:00 pm
Boxcar Books  408 E. 6th Street

Come Early to Sign Up for Open Mic

Bloomington Area Event
Poetry SLAM & Open Mic
Hosted by Ciara Miller & Michael Miekoday

Friday, May 2 at 7:00 pm
The Bishop  123 S. Walnut

To Sign Up for Open Mic contact:  or


The Phoenix Theatre along with Chicago based theatre company, Genesis Theatrical Productions, present On Holy Ground

On Holy Ground
 is composed of two one-act plays written by Stephanie Liss, which are performed back to back. The two one-act plays include Daughter of My People—which follows the life of Henrietta Szold, the founder of Hadassah—and Jihadwhich examines the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the stories of two mothers, one living in an Israeli settlement and the other in a Palestinian area. All tickets are $22. Performances are May 20 and 21 at 7 PM. Call 317-635-7529 or visit for tickets.
Click here to get all the details.

Greenwood Public Library Writer's Group

May 12th  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 Indiana Writers Center — April 01, 2014

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