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.
Honoring the memory of and promoting the reading of the living works of Henry Louis Mencken (1880—1956), the “Sage of Baltimore”, American author, critic, newspaper man and iconoclast.
The purpose of the Friends of the H. L. Mencken House shall be educating the public about the life and legacy of H. L. Mencken, and acquiring Mencken’s lifelong residence at 1524 Hollins Street for the purpose of restoring, preserving and operating a nonprofit museum.
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society awards several John Kuehl Travel Fellowships to graduate students presenting papers at its conferences. The number of awards varies, but the amount is $500. Students interested in applying for the Baltimore conference should send the following to Prof. Heidi Kunz at HKunz@randolphcollege.edu:
Students must be members of the Fitzgerald Society at the time of application, and they must be enrolled the semester of the conference.
Applications should be received by August 15, 2009. Recipients will be notified by August 25.
If you are interested in the life and works of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Society membership is for you!