Bronwen Carlisle manages a variety of Indiana Humanities’ literary programs, including Novel Conversations, a free lending library of more than 900 book kits for reading and discussion groups throughout Indiana. She also supports programming and communications efforts related to the Indiana Authors Awards, including coordinating the affiliated speakers bureau and writing workshop program. She is on the planning committee of the Indianapolis Literary Arts group.
Bronwen holds master’s degrees in English literature and library science from IU Bloomington and a bachelor’s degree with majors in writing and literature from Huntington University (in her hometown of Huntington, Ind.). She has taught adjunct literature courses for the HU English department and also serves as secretary of the HU Alumni Board. Her literary criticism has been published in several academic books and journals. Additionally, Bronwen holds a certification in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) and has taught English in China, Thailand and the states.
Bronwen and her husband, Alex, live in historic downtown Franklin. They spend much of their time reading books, tending to their Brittany spaniel and (incredibly lucky) black cat, gardening, doing projects in their 1904 home and attending Redeemer Presbyterian Church.