Posts tagged "Literature"
Poem in Your Pocket Day at Jefferson-Madison Regional Library System

Poem in Your Pocket Day at Jefferson-Madison Regional Library System

This post originally appeared on the Library as Incubator Project in 2013. Poem in Your Pocket Day is on Thursday, April 24th for 2014. Welcome to National Poem in your Pocket Day!  We’re delighted to welcome Wendy Saz to the site as part of our National Poetry Month line-up.  Wendy is the Branch Manager for Crozet...
Writer in Residence at Forbes Library:  Writing Prompts

Writer in Residence at Forbes Library: Writing Prompts

We’re delighted to welcome Susan Stinson back to the LAIP this week for the final installment of her series on her experience as the Writer-in-Residence at Forbes Library! Forbes’ program is a fantastic model in that it leverages the library space to support both the resident and the greater writing community.  Today, Susan shares some writing prompts with us based on...
Writer in Residence at Forbes Library: Collections

Writer in Residence at Forbes Library: Collections

We’re delighted to welcome Susan Stinson back to the LAIP this week to continue her series on her experience as the Writer-in-Residence at Forbes Library! Susan’s latest novel was released by Small Beer Press just last year, and she’s served as Writer-in Residence at Forbes since 2010.  Forbes’ program is a fantastic model in that it leverages the library space...
Mellow Pages Library

Mellow Pages Library

Rebecca Rubenstein, one of our intrepid our Writers in the Field, recently spoke with Matt Nelson and Jacob Perkins of Mellow Pages Library located in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn, NY. The library is a relaxing space where you can explore literature, chat about books and drink coffee. Read on to find out more about their collection...
Spreading the Warmth: Writer-in-Residence Programs and local media

Spreading the Warmth: Writer-in-Residence Programs and local media

We’re delighted to welcome Susan Stinson back to the LAIP this week to continue her series on her experience as the Writer-in-Residence at Forbes Library! Susan’s latest novel was released by Small Beer Press just last year, and here she shares her collaborations with local media and journalists.  Forbes’ Writer in Residence program is a fantastic model in that it leverages the...
Featuring: Jessica Rosner

Featuring: Jessica Rosner

Book pages as canvases, inspiring stories, and a massive installation of rubber gloves.  Today’s featured artist is a wealth of library-incubated awesomeness– read on to learn more about Jessica’s transformative experience with Ulysses and her favorite libraries.  Enjoy! ~Erinn Library as Incubator Project (LAIP): Tell us about your artistic practice in general– what is your training,...
Writer in Residence at Forbes Library: Three Programs

Writer in Residence at Forbes Library: Three Programs

We’re delighted to welcome Susan Stinson back to the LAIP this week to continue her series on her experience as the Writer-in-Residence at Forbes Library! Susan’s latest novel was just released from Small Beer Press, and here she shares three wonderful and supportive writing programs that she runs at the library.  Forbes’ Writer in Residence program is a fantastic model...
The Big Read Grants: Due January 28th, 2014

The Big Read Grants: Due January 28th, 2014

Greetings and welcome back from the long weekend, members of the Library as Incubator community! Today we bring you a post on behalf of the very awesome Big Read program from the National Endowment for the Arts. Grant applications are due January 28th, 2014!  The Big Read is accepting applications from non-profit organizations to develop...
Dreams, Nightmares & the Day the Hard Drive Died: Provincetown Public Press Goes Live

Dreams, Nightmares & the Day the Hard Drive Died: Provincetown Public Press Goes Live

We can’t get enough of innovative ways to support and collect community-created content, and Provincetown Public Library is a fantastic example– their new e-publishing venture, Provincetown Public Press launched this year, and we’re chronicling the process here on the website.    If you’re just tuning in, don’t miss the other posts in our Provincetown Public Press series! Enjoy. ~Erinn...
Writer in Residence at Forbes Library: Library Affections

Writer in Residence at Forbes Library: Library Affections

We’re delighted to welcome Susan Stinson back to the LAIP this week to continue her series on her experience as the Writer-in-Residence at Forbes Library!  Susan’s latest novel was just released from Small Beer Press, and here she shares her emotional connection to the library and her experience of writing and researching there. Read on...
The Artist's Library: 3 Quick Tips for Heading off Writer's Block

The Artist’s Library: 3 Quick Tips for Heading off Writer’s Block

This story originally appeared on the Library as Incubator Project in November 2012. by Erinn Batykefer Today we want to make sure that all the intrepid WriMos out there have the tools they need to combat writer’s block and can reach 50,000 words.  Here are 3 quick tips of heading off minor stalls before they turn...
The Artist's Library: Use Your Library for Research & Inspiration

The Artist’s Library: Use Your Library for Research & Inspiration

  by Erinn Batykefer Exerting yourself to the fullest within your individual limits: that’s the essence of running, and a metaphor for life— and for me, for writing as whole. ~Haruki Murakami If writing a novel is akin to a marathon, then NaNoWriMo– a month-long writing challenge during which participants write a 50,000-word novel in just...