Bookmark Indy is a one-of-a-kind literary exploration of Indianapolis through the eyes of the writers who’ve called it home. Explore the city while encountering points of inspiration for Hoosier authors like Kurt Vonnegut, John Green, Mari Evans, Booth Tarkington and more. With BookmarkIndy.com as your guide, learn about Indy’s rich literary culture, experience local art inspired by Indy’s writers and find creative prompts to make your own mark. Who knows—maybe you’ll be bookmarked next!
Magnificent Meridian Street Tour
We know you’ve gawked at all the houses while speeding along North Meridian Street in your car—now rediscover Indianapolis’s most famous thoroughfare with an up-close and personal walking tour. We’ll...
The Lockerbie Promenade
Spend a pleasant summer evening on Lockerbie Street, the “dear little street” that James Whitcomb Riley called home and honored with a poem.
Partners & Funders
- Lilly Endowment Inc.
- The Herbert Simon Family Foundation
- The Public Collection
- Arthur Jordan Foundation
- The National Bank of Indianapolis
- Additional in-kind support from Visit Indy, Art Strategies and SmallBox
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Indiana Authors Awardsprogram
The Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards honor the best books written by Hoosiers, shine a spotlight on the state’s literary community and deepen connections between writers and readers.
Novel Conversations is a free statewide lending library. Indiana Humanities lends more than 900 titles of various genres to reading and discussion groups across Indiana, free of charge.