CityLit Project
CityLit Project elevates enthusiasm for literary arts in the Baltimore Metropolitan area. CityLit builds and connects a community of avid readers and writers across Maryland through public events, workshops, publishing, and collaboration. CityLit opens opportunities for young and diverse audiences to embrace the literary arts.
National Endowments for the Arts
MSAC: Vibrant Dazzling Diverse Engaging
Baltimore Promotion and The Arts
BCF Baltimore
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Proud Member of:

Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance
Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations

Recent Announcements

New to CityLit Festival: Agent Pitch Session with Emily Williamson
REGISTRATION FOR THE AGENT PITCH SESSION CityLit Festival April 16, 2016 University of Baltimore Student Center Cafe (Corner of W. Mount Royal and Maryland Aves.) 4:00 - 6:00 pm   MAXIMUM 15 PEOPLE To...

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Biographies of Authors for 13th Annual CityLit Festival
CLICK THE LINK BELOW to download complete biographies of all participating authors. LITERARY MARKETPLACE VENDORS LEARNING COMMONS 1415 Maryland Avenue (Near Poe Statue) 11:00am – 6:00pm   1....

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CityLit Festival Set to Celebrate National Poetry Month, Reflect Upon Anniversary of Protests
Poets Claudia Rankine, E. Ethelbert Miller, and Paul Lisicky lead a list of 25 main stage authors and more than 30 concurrent programs at the 13th annual CityLit Festival. This year's edition--positioned as a celebration of National Poetry Month and in reflection upon the anniversary of last...

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2016 CityLit Festival Expands, Adds Partners with Rankine to Headline
The thirteenth annual CityLit Festival takes place on the evening of April 15 and throughout the day April 16 at a new venue and with new partners. Although Pratt Library remains a co-presenter, as it has since the festival's inception in 2004, the event is moving to the University of...

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CityLit Press Celebrates 5th Anniversary
Come party at The Ivy Bookshop on October 13th! Join a roomful of authors published by CityLit Press for a special event commemorating its 5th anniversary. Founded in 2004, CityLit Project burst onto the scene with its signature festival, which Baltimore magazine called "a can't miss...

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