1455’s Teen Poetry Contest Winners Announced

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,...
1455 in The Winchester Star

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...
Author Series with Cindy Ross

Author Series with Cindy Ross

The 1455 Author Series at Handley Regional Library continues with Cindy Ross, who will read from her latest book The World is Our Classroom. Cindy had her formal education in Fine Arts Painting, attending the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia. She...
Author Series with Cliff Garstang

Author Series with Cliff Garstang

The 1455 Author Series at Handley Regional Library continues with Cliff Garstang, who will read from his latest book The Shaman of Turtle Valley. Cliff is a fiction writer and former international lawyer. His novel in stories, What the Zhang Boys Know, won the Library...
VCLA’s Rebrand: Let’s Party Like it’s 1455

VCLA’s Rebrand: Let’s Party Like it’s 1455

New name. Same organization. Only more so. The Virginia Center for Literary Arts (VCLA) is now 1455. Who? Why? What? How? Where? Let me tell you a story. I’m a lifelong and very proud native son of The Old Dominion, and as such the original name Virginia Center...

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