Year of Creative Writers
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Please note that the Year of Creative Writers and Festival of Writers have concluded. The website is here for reference or informational purposes.
Three universities. A host of authors. And a year of perspectives, provocations, ideas, and inspiration supported by the Presidential Initiative to Celebrate the Impact of the Arts and the Humanities.
Presented by the Humanities Research Institute and the Department of English/Creative Writing Program (U of I). Cosponsored by the Institute for the Humanities (UIC), UIC Program for Writers, UIS Creative Writing, The Champaign Public Library, The Urbana Free Library, Illinois Public Radio, and the Illini Union Bookstore.