Media & Literature

Media & Literature

Baltimoreans Transform Historic Farm into a MD Writers' Retreat

Ron Tanner and Jill Eicher loved the idea of an educational non-profit and ultimately decided to make it a space dedicated to writers.

An Introduction to Issue 17: Transformation

We present the region’s courageous leaders, creative explorers, and ground-breaking thinkers who are envisioning a better future and joining with others to make these collective dreams a reality.

A Conversation with the Author on Her Debut Novel, They Dream in Gold, and an Upcoming Collaboration with Her Mother, Diana Wharton Sennaar, at the BMA

As a Baltimore native and graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Sennaar has developed a voice that is as distinct as it is clever.

An Interview with This Year's Featured Authors, Kwame Alexander and Jami Attenberg

“This is a love letter to Baltimore,” says Du Pree, executive director of the CityLit Project, describing the annual festival, now in its 21st year.

Announcing a Second Printing of our City of Artists Book!

A recap of our very first City of Artists release celebration on December 8, 2023: a reading at the Enoch Pratt Library featuring authors Scott Shane, Sheri Booker, Lane Harlan, E. Doyle-Gillespie, and BmoreArt publisher Cara Ober as moderator.

Local Bookstore Teams Up with the Baltimore Water Taxi

While the atmosphere on the Water Taxi was decidedly leisurely (it was a sunset cruise, after all), the underlying excitement was unmistakable. A constant flow of folks congregated around the book display even when the initial rush had passed.

Thoughts Inspired by the Enoch Pratt Library’s 36th Annual Booklovers' Breakfast

This, the Pratt’s 36th Breakfast, was to be my first. And so, with little idea of what to expect, I daydreamed about Jesmyn and me sitting across a fancy table, spearing pancakes and passing the bacon whilst talking about characters we had yet to bring to life.

Best Art and Culture Writing in 2023 from BmoreArt

Memorable and Award-winning Essays, Illuminating Baltimore's Cultural Landscape in Unexpected Directions This Year

2023 Lists from Wikipedia, Columbia Journalism Review, NPR, Merriam-Webster, Longreads, Time, Rolling Stone, The Verge, Huff Post, and more

A Year in Podcasts, Albums, Articles, Memes, Inventions, TikToks, Essays and also - what's missing from these lists.

A Baltimore Literary Festival that gathers readers together with authors

The second annual Lost Weekend was an intimate and fun event featuring something for Baltimoreans of all ilk.

A Sort of Recap on Ann Patchett and R. Eric Thomas in conversation via the Ivy Bookshop

I feel an affinity for these flawed but well-intentioned characters, but I think Patchett’s gift for innovation comes from plot structure and how a story functions in reverberating and disparate layers.

And Curator Reggie Harris on Why We All Need to Know About Cave Canem

The annual event was largely put on hold during the pandemic. This Sunday, December 3rd, CityLit will bring the Cave Canem gathering back in person with A Home for the Heart to Live In.

A Monthly Reading Series Pairs Authors and Poets with Wine and Sake

Ashleigh Bryant Phillips and Joseph Grantham started Hidden Palace, a reading series for poetry and fiction, at Fadensonnen

What is collaboration? And how do we know if it’s working?

Subscribers, Expect Your Copy of Issue 16: Collaboration this week!!

Things that happened: Rashida Talaib was censured, Keke Palmer was granted a restraining order, Omarosa got got, Gaza continues to be attacked, The Committee, the SAG strike came to an end, Tierra Whack, turtles, and Omegle is no longer. 

Some inconceivably cruel things happened on the internet this week, and so did some funny moments. 

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