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May 14 Author Series with Jeanne McCulloch

May 14 Author Series with Jeanne McCulloch

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 Tin House...

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April 11 Author Series with Justen Ahren

April 11 Author Series with Justen Ahren

1455’s Author Series at Handley Regional Library continues with Justen Ahren, who will read from his collection A Machine for Remembering.   Ahren is a poet, photographer, musician and writing workshop facilitator. He’s published two collections of poetry, A Strange...

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BOOKED: Sean Murphy Q&A with Bethanne Patrick

BOOKED: Sean Murphy Q&A with Bethanne Patrick

An oldie but goodie from summer of 2018. I had the pleasure of talking with good friend, literary rock star, and 1455 Advisory Board member Bethanne Patrick (AKA @TheBookMaven) about...everything. It's at once refreshing and encouraging to hear about many of the plans...

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@1455LitArts: A Walking Tour

@1455LitArts: A Walking Tour

No writer worth a damn would ever think to publish (even if anyone was willing to indulge them) an improvised rough draft. Creativity and inspiration, combined, are the easy part (!); the real art is in the process of revision. But a writer with a modest, at best,...

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1455 SUMMER LITERARY FESTIVAL: VIDEO! (DAY THREE)

1455 SUMMER LITERARY FESTIVAL: VIDEO! (DAY THREE)

The third day of 1455’s Summer Literary Festival kicked off early (with coffee) and ended late (with cocktails). Between the first panel at Bright Box and the closing remarks at Shenandoah University, we heard from dozens of writers, teachers, artists, and public...

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