St. Louis (October 2017) Michael Castro has been chosen as the recipient of the 2017 Tradition of Literary Excellence Award. The award, which was created in 2014, funded by the Municipal Commission of Arts & Letters of University City, and conferred by the Saint Louis Literary Consortium is given “to honor the work of a … Continue reading Michael Castro to Receive Literary Award!
Join us Monday, October 2, from open to close at Llywelyn's in Webster (on Moody) for food and drink. Hope to see ALL of our friends that didn't make it to the Sutton Avenue event for the Saint Louis Literary Consortium/Literary STL. If you CAN'T drop in and stay to eat, consider carryout, or a … Continue reading Llywelyn’s Webster DINE OUT Mon. Oct. 2
Plan to join us on Thursday, September 14, 2017, from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m. for the Sutton Avenue Dine Out. Eateries along Sutton will contribute 10-20% of their proceeds on this date to the Saint Louis Literary Consortium (founder of Lit in the Lou, the Author Pub Crawl, and the annual Tradition of Literary … Continue reading The Sutton Avenue Dine Out
Please join us on Sunday, May 28th, at the Focal Point as we celebrate four women poets who rose to recognition from their time in St. Louis. Mona Van Duyn as read by poet, Bridget McDonald Maya Angelu as read by poet, Glendal Wallace Marianne Moore as read by poet, Lorin Cuoco Sara Teasdale as … Continue reading Remembering to Celebrate: Mona, Maya, Marianne, and Sara
As part of #GivingTuesday... There is still time to give back to the literary community and receive credit for your charitable donation! 2016 in Review... We want to share with you, our supporters, the St. Louis Literary Consortium’s 2016 successes. This is our second year as a nonprofit organization, and it has been an exciting and … Continue reading 2016 Year End Appeal
As Black Friday, Indies First Saturday, and the holidays approach, we wanted to give you some great gift ideas for every kind of book lover (and remind you to shop local)! For the Austenite Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld A hilarious modern retelling of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice by bestselling local author of Prep, Curtis … Continue reading Gift Ideas for Book Lovers!
Thanks to all who participated in LIT in the LOU 2016! We had a blast this past weekend hearing authors speak, bringing communities together, and celebrating our local literary heritage. Also, a big thank you to Philip Deitch for capturing the festival with his amazing photography. Here are some highlights from the weekend!!
Jane Henderson, the Book Editor at the St. Louis Post Dispatch, had an exclusive interview with our keynote speaker: Jacqueline Woodson! Woodson covers issues of identity, girlhood, education, and how we can use books as a way of helping us deal with the real world. Check it out here: http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/books-and-literature/literature-gives-kids-other-ways-of-seeing-the-world/article_5938610e-d1f1-5a26-ad50-14ac5c6569c6.html
Literary Pub Crawl Saturday night, October 22nd, the festival will culminate in a literary pub crawl in the U. City Delmar Loop featuring readings from local authors in a variety of genres! The Crawl will begin at 5:00 p.m. in the University City Public Library. There you will be given your Pub Crawl Passport so you … Continue reading Literary Pub Crawl 2016
Children's & YA Book Festival Saturday, October 22, 2016: As part of Lit in the Lou 2016, there will be a FREE children's and teen's book festival during the day at Jackson Park Elementary School located at: 7400 Balson Ave, University City, MO 63130. RSVP on Facebook. Children's Program (10 a.m.-1 p.m): Featuring Marc Brown at 10 a.m. … Continue reading Children’s & YA Book Festival 2016