Night of Vonnegut

Join keynoter David Brancaccio of Marketplace Morning Report for Night of Vonnegut on Saturday, April 19, at the Athenaeum in downtown Indianapolis. Brancaccio was the last person to conduct a long-form interview with Kurt Vonnegut. Special guest: Suzanne McConnell, writer, editor, poet and former Vonnegut student. Featuring 2014 high school scholarship winners presentation. …

April 19, 2014
Inaugural VonnegutFest

VonnegutFest 2013 Schedule of Events: 10-11:30 a.m. – Breakfast of Champions & Vonnegut Look-Alike Contact at Bookmamas Visitors will read aloud from the novel Breakfast of Champions and compete in a Kurt Vonnegut Look-alike Contest. Judges are Dan Carpenter, Indianapolis Star columnist, Ben Asayskwee, Q Artistry artistic director, and Richard Vonnegut. The winner of the first-ever Vonnegut …

November 9, 2013
Tim Youd performs “Breakfast of Champions”

Tim Youd will bring his “regional conceptualism” to Indianapolis by typing Vonnegut’s novel Breakfast of Champions on a single sheet of paper in Vonnegut’s hometown. Using the same make and model typewriter used by Vonnegut in its original creation, he will type the novel on a single page, running it …

September 6, 2013