Thursday, August 28, 2008

The Best Creative Nonfiction Vol. 2

9L contributors, Ander Monson (Fall/Winter 2004) and K.G. Schneider (forthcoming in Fall/Winter 2008), are featured in the recently released The Best Creative Nonfiction Vol. 2.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Enid Baxter Blader's Work on Exhibit

The Link Contemporary Art gallery in Claremont, CA, will feature an exhibit of work by 9L Featured Artist Enid Baxter Blader. The show opens Sept. 13 and runs through October 25.

Link Contemporary Art
532 West First Street Loft # 205
Claremont, Ca 91711

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Breadloaf’s Wait Staff aka Future Literary Stars

The Washington Post has an AP article about the wait staff at the Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference. 9L staffer and Bread Loaf attendee, Lillian Bertram is quoted in the article.

Monday, August 25, 2008

Kick off the semester at Krannert

Opening Reception for Five Exhibitions
Thursday, August 28; 5–7 pm

School of Art + Design Faculty Exhibition
The World of Yugen: Japanese Paper Artworks by Kyoko Ibe
The Rise of Abstraction in Post-War Japan: Sosaku Hanga Woodblock Prints
Collecting East Asia: The Lee Wonsik Collection
New Installation of the Asian Gallery

@ Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL
FREE and open to the public
Find out more by visiting, signing up for e-news (email, or by joining the museum's facebook group.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Printer's Ball this Friday

If you're in the Chicago area, you won't want to miss the 4th Annual Printer's Ball, behind held this Friday, August 22, at the Museum of Contemporary Art. It's a night of readings, music, and FREE samples of literary publications from many fine Chicago area publications. Ninth Letter will be there, so you should be too!

Printer's Ball
5:30 - 10:00 p.m.
Friday, August 22
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave, Chicago

(21+ only)

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

9L brings home the silver!

Ninth Letter's Spring/Summer 08 issue was awarded a Silver Award in the UCDA's 38th Annual Design Competition, in the category "Magazine-Complete Unit." Also representing in this category was 9L's Fall/Winter 07-8 issue, which received an Excellence Award.

Monday, August 04, 2008

9L in Harper's

The Readings section of the August 2008 issue of Harper's Magazine features "In Dreams I Kiss Your Hands, Madam," the previously unpublished story by William Gaddis that first appeared in the Fall/Winter 2007-8 issue of Ninth Letter.

Yeah, we've been AWOL

Okay, so the 9L bloggers took a vacation...hey, it's summer. But now it's time to get this blog back in action. Start checking us regularly again for updates and news about 9L, our friends and colleagues and anything arty, literary, and/or cool. And pick up a copy of the new issue if you haven't already!