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, June 27, 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 and come back to the board room. We will be studying Conversations with Kurt Vonnegut, edited by Rodney AllenPlease join us, even if you haven't read it in a while.  

Please contact for more information.

Poets Laureate of Lawrence

June 25 from 6:30 - 8:30pm
at the Lawrence Art Center,
4437 N. Franklin Rd. Indianapolis 46226.

No featured poet this month - so lots of time to share your own poetry.

Come learn about poetry, meet local poets, and be an ambassador for the art of
poetry on Indy's east side!

More info about the Lawrence Art Center can be found at:

And mark your calendar for upcoming months - we always meet on the 4th Tuesday
of the month:
July 23, featured poet Norbert Krapf



Indy Reads Books‎
911 Massachusetts Ave  Indianapolis, IN 46202

A Reading with Authors Peter Lewia and Roger Sicely

Friday, June 28     5pm – 7pm



Magna cum Murder

Welcomes bestselling author James Rollins on tour for THE EYE OF GOD

The Columbia Club
121 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, IN
Sunday, June 30, 7 p.m.

James Rollins is the bestselling author of eight Sigma Force thrillers (Sandstorm, Map of Bones, Black Order, The Judas Strain, The Last Oracle,The Doomsday Key, The Devil Colony and Bloodline), two connected novellas (The Skeleton Key and Tracker), the novelization of Lucasfilm's blockbuster movie, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, five individual adventure thrillers and The Blood Gospel, the first novel in a new series written with Rebecca Cantrell.

Encyclopedia Show Indianapolis


Thursday, July 11, 2013  

$8 general / $5 student-senior

Doors 7:00pm. Show 7:30pm.

All original storytelling, music, poetry, and comedy, PLUS an extra special presentation by 2 Dope Boys in a Cadillac (Shayne Avec I Grec and Johnny MacRae) all the way from VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.

Part Hollywood Palace, part Mystery Science Theater 3000, part Prairie Home Companion, The Encyclopedia Show presents all original, never before seen content from an all new cast of contributors every time. Each show is ONE NIGHT ONLY and it’s never the same show twice!

Greenwood Public Library Writer's Group
July 8th  6pm

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!



The Indiana Historical Society will be hosting its annual Author Series this summer

The talks, free and open to the public, begin at noon in the multipurpose room at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, 450 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis. Here is the schedule:

July 16--Wes D. Gehring, "Robert Wise: Shadowlands"

August 20--Richard Feldman, "Home before the Raven Caws: The Mystery of a Totem Pole"

September 17--Kenneth L. Turchi, "L.S. Ayres and Company: The Store at the Crossroads of America"


Written by Roxanna Santoro — June 05, 2013

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