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Next Chapter for the Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award

Marianne Glick is the Chair of the Glick Family Foundation and the President and Owner of GlickArt. An Indianapolis native, she has a deep connection to the community and to philanthropy in the city. Marianne’s personal mission is to ignite, inspire and direct energy for positive action. Below, she reflects on her parents' vision for the Indiana Authors Award, and shares what's next for the Award program in 2019 and beyond: Continue reading...

James Alexander Thom - Lifetime Achiever

From one lifetime achiever to another...2012 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Dan Wakefield and this year's Lifetime Achievement Award recipient James Alexander Thom are not only talented writers who have both painted vivid pictures of America in times of war, but also close friends. Here, Mr. Wakefield shares his thoughts on what makes James Alexander Thom worthy of receiving such an honor. Continue reading...

2018 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award Winners and Finalists - Approaches to Writing

We asked each of our winners and finalists how they approached writing and loved the wide variety of responses! We will be sharing their thoughts throughout the week of the Award Dinner.  Continue reading...

Love Letters to Our State’s Readers

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Go On Girl! Book Club Awards Weekend 2018

Indiana is rich with literary history and full of passionate booklovers. Case in point – the recent gathering of hundreds of women from across the country for the Go On Girl! Awards Weekend in Indianapolis last month. The Go On Girl! Book Club is a nationally-recognized reading club committed to fostering an awareness of and appreciation for the diverse literary works by authors of the Black Diaspora. There are more than 30 chapters with more than 300 members, including a large group in Indy. Stephanie Groves, a member of the club and one of the organizers of the event, shares more on the whirlwind weekend: Continue reading...