Thursday, January 10, 2013

Lions in Winter: A Literary Festival

This year's Lions in Winter literary festival kicks off on Friday, January 25th at Eastern Illinois University. The two day event features readings, workshops, and special sessions led by the festival's featured writers. And it is quite the line-up. The opening night celebration, which is free and open to the public, will include a reading by National Book Award winner, Jaimy Gordon. Other writers featured will include: Eduardo C. Corral, Tina May Hall, and Randa Jarrar.

On Saturday, January 26, 9L's very own Jodee Stanley will be on the editor's panel, which will also include Roxane Gay (PANK, and she is featured in our current issue, vol. 9, no. 2) Michael Nye (The Missouri Review), George David Clark (32 Poems), and Olga Abella (Bluestem).

For more information on the festival, including registration for workshops/sessions and the reading events, visit the Lions in Winter site.

It's going to be a great time. Hope to see you there!

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