CityLit Project nurtures the culture of literature in Baltimore and throughout Maryland. We create enthusiasm for the literary arts, connect a community of avid readers and writers, and design opportunities for diverse audiences to embrace the literary arts.

Upcoming CityLit Events

Learn More About CityLit Events

CityLit hosts three signature events annually – along with periodic events that are spontaneously organized. View our complete list of upcoming events.

Brown Lecture Series: Anna Deavere Smith

Playwright, actor, and educator Anna Deavere Smith uses her singular brand of theatre to explore…

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Master Class with Susan Straight

CityLit Project in partnership with Enoch Pratt Free Library presents Master Class: “Writing Home: Stories…

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An Afternoon of Poetry: Readings by Cave Canem Poets

Founded by Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady in 1996 to remedy the under-representation and isolation…

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YOUR SUPPORT MEANS EVERYTHING

CityLit Project is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that depends upon individuals like you for support. We are a small, literary organization doing big things in the Baltimore region. If you wish to make or renew your contribution, you may donate online. We welcome your  support and any inquiries from foundation, corporate, government programs who see value in our work and wish to help.

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The energy and creativity that CityLit Project brings to CityLit Festival is worthy of the entire community’s support.

Dr. Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress

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