Talking Across Political Divides: Resources to Help You Think, Read and Talk Even When It’s Really Hard
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Talking Across Political Divides: Resources to Help You Think, Read and Talk Even When It’s Really Hard

    Many people and organizations have reached out, asking for advice and tools for having productive conversations about politics. In fact, some of that advice will be featured in an upcoming free virtual program hosted by Indiana Public Broadcasting and Side Effects, with an assist from Indiana Humanities, on November 18: RSVP here. If you can’t wait until …

November 2, 2020
Nonprofits can apply to bring award-winning Indiana authors to their community for talks, writing workshops
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Nonprofits can apply to bring award-winning Indiana authors to their community for talks, writing workshops

Nonprofits interested in bringing an award-winning Indiana author to their community to speak to or give a writing workshop for a public audience can apply for funds to cover speaking fees as part of programs associated with the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards. Events can be in-person or …

October 5, 2020
Bestselling author of book chosen for statewide read to participate in Nov. 10 virtual event
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Bestselling author of book chosen for statewide read to participate in Nov. 10 virtual event

Indiana Humanities is bringing New York Times bestselling-author and National Book Award-finalist Jean Thompson to Hoosier audiences for a free online INconversation discussion on Nov. 10. Thompson will discuss her National Book Award finalist novel The Year We Left Home (chosen by Indiana Humanities for the 2020 One State / …

October 1, 2020
The Mysterious Meredith Nicholson Connection
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The Mysterious Meredith Nicholson Connection

Indiana Humanities has the ability to bring people together. There is no better example of this than how I came to intern at the home of my great-great-grandfather. It is hard to deny that 2020 continues to bring many changes, for better and for worse. In my case, the uncertainty …

September 28, 2020
Indiana Writers Center Honored As 2020 Literary Champion
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Indiana Writers Center Honored As 2020 Literary Champion

The Indiana Writers Center has been declared Indiana’s 2020 Literary Champion by the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards.  For more than three decades, the Indiana Writers Center has instructed, coached and encouraged Indiana writers ranging from novices embarking on their first literary adventures to accomplished authors with long lists of publications. Founded in 1979 …

September 2, 2020
8 winners of the Indiana Authors Awards announced
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8 winners of the Indiana Authors Awards announced

Eight works with Indiana connections are winners of the 2020 Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards. Today’s announcement unveils the updated awards’ inaugural class of honorees, which includes a New York Times bestseller and a Lambda Literary Award finalist as well as authors who have won or been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, National Book and National Book Critics Circle awards.  Chosen from among 35 shortlisted works in eight categories, …

September 1, 2020
5 Things We Learned from Rural Resiliency and the New Narrative
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5 Things We Learned from Rural Resiliency and the New Narrative

On Aug. 5, Independent Colleges of Indiana, Indiana Humanities and the Indiana Philanthropy Alliance, joined more than 180 people from across the state for an interactive presentation and breakout discussions during a workshop called “Rural Resiliency and the New Narrative.” The keynote speaker was Ben Winchester, a rural sociologist. Here are Five Things We Learned:    …

August 31, 2020
What I’m Reading
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What I’m Reading

As with most, for me the past few months have been a time of transition and adjustment to new norms in the way we work, live and communicate. Though challenging, once settled I found myself with not only more time to read but also to reflect before moving on to …

August 31, 2020