It's a new year and that means more great literary events around Indianapolis and beyond. Looking for something to do? Here are just a few ideas:


Notre Dame Creative Writing Program


http://english.nd.edu/creative-writing/

When: January 16 at 7:30 p.m. 
Where: Hammes Bookstore 

Featuring poet Susan Ramsey


Mr Blair's Open Mic at the 15th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Festival


When: Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 11:00am-3:00pm 
Where: Peace Learning Center, Christian Theological Seminary, 1000 West 42nd Street, Indy (at the southwest corner of Butler University)

Come early and sign up; this is an open-stage event. Seating is limited but many get involved and the energy in the room elevates as each speaker takes the stage! The event is open to poetry, prose, comedy, hip-hop, rap, acoustic music and more popular forms. Event phone: 317-327-7144


Vivian S. Delbrook Visiting Writers Series featuring Chuck Klosterman


http://www.butler.edu/english/visiting-writers-series/spring-2013/
When: Thursday, January 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Reilly Room, Atherton Union


Purdue University Visiting Writers Series


http://www.cla.purdue.edu/english/CreativeWriting/readingseries.html
When: Tuesday, February 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Krannert Auditorium, Room 140 

Fiction reading by Carol Anshaw


Poets Laureate of Lawrence featuring Karen Kovachik


When: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Lawrence Art Center, 4437 N. Franklin Rd, Indianapolis, 46226

Please join us Poets Laureate of Lawrence featuring Karen Kovachi, current poet laureate of Indiana. There will be a presentation by a featured poet followed by an open mike in which all are invited to share poetry and spoken word. www.lawrenceartcenter.net

Written by Indiana Writers Center — January 03, 2013


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