Category Archive: Community Specials

May 23

Legit AF turns 1 year old!

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Monthly Reading Series in the Uptown Arts District Reaches One Year Milestone Grassroots Organization Brings Diverse Voices in Creative Writing and Performance From Across the Nation to Michigan City, Indiana Michigan City, IN—May 23, 2017—The monthly “Legit AF” literary reading series and open stage continues in the Uptown Arts District …

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Apr 17

Great Lakes, Great Escapes

  car-load of touring poets & MUSIC by the Dracu-Lahs! Featuring: Damian Rucci, Jeremiah Walton, Rebecca Weber, Ezhno Martin ($3-5 suggested donation, books for sale!) The “Great Lakes, Great Escapes” mini poetry tour was only ever meant to be what poetry has always been for all of its participants – a vacation from a life …

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May 21

Full Moon Lobby Takeover: Trip Closet

The Literary Underground presents FULL MOON LOBBY TAKEOVER: TRIP CLOSET Monday, June 20th 6-8pm CDT Artspace Uptown Artists Lofts 717 Franklin Street Michigan City, IN 46360 Doors open at 5:30pm CENTRAL music, poetry, liquor & food & ephemera LIVE, PRE-RECORDED OR BEAMING IN STUFFS FROM: Alex Allen, Iris Berry, Craig Ultraviolence Cady, Curta, Julie Demoff-Larson, …

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Jun 21

Small Prestivus Writing Workshops Announced

Jun 07

Join us at Small Prestivus!

SMALL PRESTIVUS … books by the rest of us! — Two Day Small Press Fest, August 1st and 2nd, Downtown Griffith, IN Blotterature Literary Magazine and Lit Fest Press are promoting the diversity of small presses and the writers they represent at “Small Prestivus,” a two day small press fest. We invite all writers and …

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May 08

Blot’s 50 Shades of Lies Print-raiser!

A fundraiser to help Blotterature Literary Magazine fund their first print issue–a quality issue! We give our all to support the literary community and hope you will join us for this fun event! Friday, May 22 7 pm 18th Street Brewery 5725 Miller Ave at the Corner of Lake St Gary, Indiana All Ages Tickets: …

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May 07

Underground report: Oakland at The Terrace Room

thoroughly enjoyed last week’s reading at The Terrace Room. props to the host of the evening– Paul Corman-Roberts. excellent mix of brought their own damn version of kick-ass to the mic, every single one of them. July Westhale, Arisa White, Neeli Cherkovski, A. Razor, and Alexandra Naughton. this reading was !!FREE!! and open to the …

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Apr 15

grassroots, yo

ok. so i don’t like kickstarter. first of all there’s the fees. we already operate in the red, so fuck that. also, there’s a bunch of crap you gotta fill out and i’m lazy sometimes and i didn’t feel like it. also, you have to send out “rewards” to everyone… see reason #1. and isn’t …

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Feb 28

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THIS IS POETRY The Literary Underground is pleased to announce a new project called “This is Poetry”. The project will ultimately result in an eight-volume collection of poetry, each volume representing poets from a specific geographic region as well as several special collections. These perfect-bound books will be published under Citizens for Decent Literature Press, …

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Aug 02

Got Poetry? A public service announcement!

Got Poetry? Unwanted poetry is a public safety issue, leading to accidental poisoning, overdose and abuse. Academic poetry can be just as deadly as street poetry when read without supervision. The use of poetry ranks second only to marijuana as the most common cause of death amongst members of Generation X in America. The majority …

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