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1455 Summer Literary Festival: A Story in Pictures

If a picture can say a thousand words, dozens of pictures might tell many millions. Even that won't do justice to the conversations, insights, and overall experiences of 1455's first Summer Literary Festival. (And if pictures aren't sufficiently tantalizing, we have...

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Author Series December, 7

1455’s Author Series at Handley Regional Library continues with Jenn Segal, who will talk about her best-selling cookbook once upon a chef. Jenn is the founder of Once Upon a Chef, the popular blog showcasing easy, family-friendly recipes from a chef's...

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Author Series November, 9

1455’s Author Series at Handley Regional Library continues with Hannah Grieco and Kirsten Porter for a special panel entitled “Writing, Education, & Advocacy: How Writers Can Help Build Compassionate Communities Within Our Schools.Nonfiction writer...

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Author Series October, 22

1455’s Author Series at Handley Regional Library continues with Jeanne McCulloch, who will read from her memoir All Happy Families. Jeanne is a former managing editor of The Paris Review, senior editor of Tin House, and the founding Editorial Director of...

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Author Series September, 26

1455’s Author Series at Handley Regional Library continues with Ronnie Citron-Fink, who will read from her book True Roots: What Quitting Hair Dye Taught Me about Health and Beauty. Ronnie is a writer, editor and educator. She is the editorial director of...

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1455’s Teen Poetry Contest Winners Announced

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 1455 Teen Poetry Contest. First, some numbers. We were delighted to receive almost 70 submissions (and almost 140 poems!) from around the country. The overall quality of the writing exceeded all expectations. On one hand,...

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1455 in The Winchester Star

Big gratitude to Robyn Taylor of the Winchester Star for providing the first official media story regarding 1455's name change and upcoming literary festival! You can check out the piece online here, and it's pasted, below. A few things: you can find out all about the...

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