Books & Literature

Annual Spring Book Fair to host northeast Indiana authors and artists

Annual Spring Book Fair to host northeast Indiana authors and artists

| April 17, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Canterbury School is scheduled to hold its annual Spring Book Fair, which is open to the community, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., April 18 through April 20, at 5601 Covington Road. Not only will the event have books for purchase for ages two through adult, it will also be a venue for a […]

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USF presents poet Marcus Wicker

USF presents poet Marcus Wicker

| April 4, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The University of Saint Francis is scheduled to present a night of poetry as part of its Sullivan Reading Series. Marcus Wicker will read a selection of his work at 7 p.m., April 10 in the USF Business Center Cougar Café, 826 Ewing Street. The reading is free and open to the public. Marcus […]

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Sister Dana Ellis shows the way to be ‘Still Standing’

Sister Dana Ellis shows the way to be ‘Still Standing’

| March 8, 2017

Faith Celebration, book signing set for March 11 FORT WAYNE—Ever feel like the trials of life have knocked you down? Every feel like you can’t get up even when you are down? It is said that faith is the key accessing the power to lift you up after you have fallen to the ground spiritually, […]

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Barbara Reynolds’ Coretta Scott King memoir a must read

Barbara Reynolds’ Coretta Scott King memoir a must read

| February 9, 2017

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Every day that he holds the presidency, Donald Trump does something outrageous. He blusters, he just plain lies, and he bullies. He pushes his decisions, his executive orders, down the throats of a Congress that he dominates. Why not let the democratic process work and let them vote to […]

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Spotlight on author Ta’Mara Chambers and her children’s book on beauty

Spotlight on author Ta’Mara Chambers and her children’s book on beauty

| February 1, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It was a fun and exciting time on Tuesday Jan. 24 at the Pontiac Branch Allen County Public Library located at 2215 S. Hanna St., because I met with this week’s spotlight and heard her share  about her new children’s book. Everyone in attendance were very pleased.  Her uncle, […]

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Get your read-on with the ACPL Summer Reading Program

Get your read-on with the ACPL Summer Reading Program

| June 30, 2016

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin FORT WAYNE—School’s out for the summer. If it’s too hot in the city and you are not into getting the back of your neck dirty and gritty, get yourself up and hurry to the ACPL; it’s air conditioned; and there are snacks in the canteens. Yes, people in Allen County, you […]

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Black folks gather to celebrate, discuss Black Speculative Fiction, sci-fi, fantasy

Black folks gather to celebrate, discuss Black Speculative Fiction, sci-fi, fantasy

| June 21, 2016

By D.L. Russell Special to Frost Illustrated When I first walked into the Fulton County Southwest Arts Center, in Atlanta, for the State of Black Science Fiction Convention, my first reaction was to smile because I realized I was around hundreds of black people who were just as weird as I am. The two day […]

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Young authors tell their stories, display their talent, dreams, observations

Young authors tell their stories, display their talent, dreams, observations

| June 7, 2016

Editor’s note: On May 11, Frost Illustrated Managing Editor Michael Patterson was invited by Marsha Smiley to speak with a group of young people involved with the Boys & Girls Club group at Timothy L. Johnson Academy. During the conversation with students in the Club, Boys & Girls Club leaders discovered that a number of […]

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Spotlight on author, Margie Shade Nelson

Spotlight on author, Margie Shade Nelson

| June 7, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours and that, you’re still taking time out of your days to bring yourselves and others some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we continue to travel, on our journey of love […]

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Women enjoy colorful coloring event

Women enjoy colorful coloring event

| May 3, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Twenty women enjoyed an afternoon of fellowship, food, and adult coloring book activities at the Colorful Women Adult Coloring Book Workshop and Art Exhibit on Saturday, April 23 at the Holiday Inn at IPFW and the Coliseum. Prizes were donated by United Arts & Education, Sam’s Club, and Open Book Publicity. The Colorful Women […]

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