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.
In honor of City of Asylum’s 15th year, we’ve spoken with the resident writers who have spent time i [...]
In September of this year, Nigerian writer, Emmanuel Iduma performed at City of Asylum’s annual Ja [...]