CityLit Project
CityLit Project elevates enthusiasm for literary arts in the Baltimore Metropolitan area. CityLit builds and connects a community of avid readers and writers across Maryland through public events, workshops, publishing, and collaboration. CityLit opens opportunities for young and diverse audiences to embrace the literary arts.
National Endowments for the Arts
MSAC: Vibrant Dazzling Diverse Engaging
Baltimore Promotion and The Arts
BCF Baltimore
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Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance
Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations

Recent Announcements

2016 CityLit Festival Expands, Adds Partners with Rankine to Headline
The thirteenth annual CityLit Festival takes place on the evening of April 15 and throughout the day April 16 at a new venue and with new partners. Although Pratt Library remains a co-presenter, as it has since the festival's inception in 2004, the event is moving to the University of...

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CityLit Press Celebrates 5th Anniversary
Come party at The Ivy Bookshop on October 13th! Join a roomful of authors published by CityLit Press for a special event commemorating its 5th anniversary. Founded in 2004, CityLit Project burst onto the scene with its signature festival, which Baltimore magazine called "a can't miss...

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20th Annual Baltimore Book Festival Includes CityLit Stage
CityLit Project is thrilled to once again host the CityLit Stage at the Baltimore Book Festival, which celebrates its 20th edition! this fall. We are especially excited to present CityLit original board member and recent Newbery Award winner Kwame Alexander. Join us for a Literary Happy...

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Baltimore Magazine Names Tinney's Collection "Best Book"
Baltimore magazine has named Jason Tinney's short story collection Ripple Meets the Deep as "Best Book" for 2015! “Any year Anne Tyler publishes a book it’s difficult to recognize anyone but the acclaimed Baltimore resident. But this book of short stories by Jason...

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Poetry Tops Latest CityLit Press Play List
CityLit Press announces the publication of its latest two titles-- Clash by Night and Oblige the Light --both wonderfully engaging explorations into the realms of poetry. First in the Lo-fi Poetry Series, Clash by Night takes inspiration from The Clash's seminal album 1979 album,...

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