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The Indiana Center for the Book and the Library of Congress

The Indiana Center for the Book and the Library of Congress The Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award partnered with the Indiana Center for the Book to create the 1816-2016 Indiana Bicentennial Literary Map. The map is a great reminder of all the literary talent, past and present, we have in Indiana. Schools across our state think so too! Read below for more about the literary maps and the many other programs the Indiana Center for the Book offers to Hoosier families. Written by Suzanne Walker and Christy Franzman, co-directors of the Indiana Center for the Book. Continue reading...

2017 Gathering of Writers

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2015 National Author Winner Marianne Boruch's new book on The New Yorker's "The Books We Loved in 2016" list

2015 National Author Winner Marianne Boruch recently published a book of poetry, "Eventually One Dreams the Real Thing," that was recognized by The New Yorker. Follow the link below for more from Boruch on her new poems, The New Yorker and her plans for the future. Continue reading...

Contra-dancing and stealing Shakespeare at the Library

Abbey Brill joined the Foundation in January 2016. In her role as Stewardship Assistant, she serves as the primary point of contact for Library staff concerning donor recognition and financial tracking for the Library programs which receive financial support from the Foundation. She also assists with the preparations for the Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award Dinner and coordinates the evening's silent auction.She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Media, Culture, and the Arts from The King’s College in New York City. Below, she reflects on how her childhood at the library has helped her grow into the person she is today. Continue reading...

Maintaining Magnificence: Lessons from a Century-Old Hoosier Pulitzer Prize Winner

George Hanlin serves as Indiana Humanities’ Director of Grants, helping to connect organizations across Indiana with funding for public humanities programs such as workshops, lectures, exhibits, reading and discussion programs. He also manages the Novel Conversations program, which lends books (including many from Indiana Authors Award winners and finalists) to reading groups all over the state. Below, he talks about one of his favorite Indiana authors, Booth Tarkington, and the relevance of Tarkington’s seminal work, The Magnificent Ambersons, nearly a hundred years later. Continue reading...