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Irish American Writers & Artists Association Brings Poetry, Music, and More to Its First St. Louis Salon

The Irish American Writers & Artists Association is coming to St. Louis. John Kearns, the host of the bi-monthly New York salons will be the night’s emcee. more »

Jan 26, 2015 8:31 AM Literary

Star Clipper packed to the gills during a 2013 Ladies' Night Event. Courtesy of Star Clipper's Facebook Page.

Star Clipper is St. Louis’ Latest Culture Retailer Casualty

This morning, Benjamin and A.J. Trujillo, the owners of University City’s popular comics-and-ephemera shop Star Clipper, will inform their patrons that the store is closing, with a liquidation sale kicking almost immediately. more »

Jan 15, 2015 10:16 AM Literary

Courtesy of Dean Klinkenberg

Talking to Dean Klinkenberg About His New Novel, "Rock Island Lines"

We caught up with the writer earlier this week; he'll read from his new novel, a mystery set in the Quad Cities, this Wednesday at the Schlafly Tap Room. more »

Jan 6, 2015 8:52 AM Literary

Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Listmaker: Local Books to Read Now

Our roundup this January: Two poetry from local poets and two brilliant fiction titles from a local press. more »

Dec 19, 2014 8:56 AM Literary

Photograph by Peretz Partensky, via Wikimedia Commons

St. Louis Books to Wrap and Give

St. Louis is lousy with writers...who are anything but lousy. There are also lots of great local bookstores in which you can pick up their works as you are tooling around, ticking off those final names from your holiday gift-buying list. more »

Dec 15, 2014 11:49 AM Literary 2 Comments


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