Lighthouse Writers Workshop is the largest nonprofit literary center in Colorado and the Mountain West. Since 1997, they have offered writing instruction and workshops in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, screenwriting, playwriting, and many other genres. A community-based center for the art and craft of writing, they also offer master classes, seminars on publishing, a year-long fellowship, and off-site retreats, as well as sponsor the annual Lighthouse Lit Fest conference.
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The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative is a nonprofit creative hub that uses art and design as a vehicle for civic engagement. On the third Friday of each month, the Bridge PAI hosts the Charlottesville Reading Series, a monthly event of live readings of poetry and prose. Emerging and established writers from diverse backgrounds, both locally and nationally are recruited for the series.
Source Booksellers is an independent bookstore in Detroit's Midtown district that specializes in nonfiction books. They also host literary readings, book talks, and conversations with local and national authors; mind, body, and spirit classes and workshops; and other community events.
The Mercantile Library maintains and expands a large, historic collection of books while presenting a healthy schedule of events including author and writer visits and events, book discussions, lectures, workshops, and forums. Additionally, the library is home to a diverse collection of artworks including portrait busts, paintings, and sculpture.
The Winchester Book Gallery is a forty-four-year-old independent, locally owned bookstore serving the northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. They sell new books, local art, cards, and puzzles, and regularly host book readings and signings, game nights, live music, and other literary events and local celebrations.
826CHI is the Chicago branch of a national nonprofit that offers free creative and expository writing workshops and tutoring for students. The Chicago writing and tutoring center often hosts literary events, fundraisers, and community activities.
Hosted by BooTown, the Grown-up Storytime series takes place the third Tuesday of every month with two shows, one at 8:00 PM and another at 10:00 PM, at Rudyard’s British Pub. BooTown selects stories sent in by writers and assigns them to story readers. There is a $5 entrance fee.
University of Houston's MFA Creative Writing program hosts poetry nights, several reading series, and various literary readings by faculty, students, and visiting writers.
Kaboom Books is a used bookstore in Woodland Heights near Downtown Houston. Their stock of 100,000 books ranges from current to long out-of-print titles. They regularly host author readings, book signings, and other literary events open to the community.
Boston University's MFA Creative Writing program hosts many readings by faculty, students, and visiting writers, as well as lectures, talks, and panel discussions throughout the school year.