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Tickets Now Available for The Other NBA

The Other NBA, It's award winning writers vs publishing powerhouses in the return of literature's greatest basketball game. All proceeds support BookUp LGBTQ. June 15 at 6:30 p.m., St. Francis College, Brooklyn

Interview with iOBookUpDetroit instructor, Shawntai brown

BookUp instructor Shawntai Brown speaks to the Foundation about life as a poet, playwright, and teaching artist.
A Detroit native, Shawntai is enjoying her residency with Inside Out Literary Arts Project. She speak with Program Asistant Courtney Gillette about theater, serving as an an iO Writer in Residence, and watching her students "fangirling" during a recent visit by author Patrick Flores.

Read Shawntai's Q&A

Ohio based Nonprofit wins 2016 Innovations in Reading Prize

Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC), the signature program of Chapters Ahead, an Ohio-based nonprofit organization, has won the 2016 Innovations in Reading Prize.
The honorable mentions for the 2016 Innovations in Reading Prize are The Harry Potter Alliance (RI), LGBT Books to Prisoners (RI), Limitless Libraries (TN), and Traveling Stories (CA).
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Boston has secret poems on its sidewalks!

These magical poems only appear when it rains!


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