City of Asylum creates a thriving community for writers, readers, and neighbors. We provide sanctuary to endangered literary writers, so that they can continue to write and their voices are not silenced. We offer a broad range of literary programs in a variety of community settings to encourage cross-cultural exchange. We anchor neighborhood economic development by transforming blighted properties into homes for these programs and energizing public spaces through public art with text-based components.
There's the facts, and then there's the truth [...]
Having survived a dictatorship, exile, and constant threats to her life, the French-Moroccan journal [...]
Ariana Brown talks about her recent transitions in life and writing. [...]