Master Class with Susan Straight

CityLit Project presents a Master Class with novelist/memoirist Susan Straight, in partnership with Enoch Pratt Free Library: "Writing Home: Stories of  Landscape & Love, Food & Family." The National Book Award finalist explores place, memory, and the meaning of home for writers of fiction, poetry, and memoir. (Virtual Event) Download the flyer to get complete…


An Afternoon of Poetry: Readings by Cave Canem Poets with Evie Shockley and CityLit Board Member, Steven Leyva 

An annual Cave Canem poetry reading featuring local Cave Canem fellows, hosted by Reginald Harris from Poets House, New York City. Founded by Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady in 1996 to remedy the under-representation and isolation of African American poets in the literary landscape, Cave Canem Foundation is a home for the many voices of African…


Writers Cribs! Danielle Evans 

Danielle Evans shares her latest work The Office of Historical Corrections, forthcoming this November. "The award-winning author of Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self brings her signature voice and insight to the subjects of race, grief, apology, and American history", from Penguin Random House. “ ‘The Office of Historical Corrections,’ a novella, is presented here along with…


CityLit Festival – Reimagined

SAVE THE DATE! Join us on Saturday, March 20, 2021, in partnership with Enoch Pratt Free Library. Stay tuned for more information about this virtual event.