Talented students at Point Park University are putting their art to work for City of Asylum/Pittsburgh. Read the article in the Point Park Globe.
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Cave Canem Foundation will use a grant from The Pittsburgh Foundation to conduct a free writing workshop for Pittsburgh-based African-American adult poets at City of Asylum/Pittsburgh starting Feb. 12. There will be nine workshops in February and a public reading April 23 at the Hill House Association. Learn more.
Our online magazine, Sampsonia Way, has just published the print edition of Generation Zero - An anthology of new Cuban fiction. Learn more.
COA/P is developing the Alphabet City Literary Center, a cultural complex intended to serve as a hub for community, cultural and social interchange, and literary life in Pittsburgh.
COA/P rehabilitates houses on Pittsburgh's Northside for writers-in-residence. Each house façade includes public artwork that incorporates a literary text.
PROUD TO BE FROM PITTSBURGH - City of Asylum's Henry Reese and writer Yaghoub Yadali are featured in this segment by channel 11 anchor Peggy Finnegan
Developed by COA/P, the Pittsburgh Literary Calendar is a source of one-stop information about readings and literary events throughout Pittsburgh. Authors and venues can list their events for free; and for audience members, it offers both simple listings and detailed information about authors and readings.