Resources for Authors

NOTE: This page will not be updated after September 2018 as the editor has moved to the West Coast. Apologies for any links that no longer work. Gratitude to everyone who used Local LIT during its 16 years and for the friendships made over that time. They will endure. — Kathye

P.S. You can still keep up with my work and/or contact me by going to my website 

or email 

kpwriting at comcast dot net

Authors: Here are some places where you can get the word out about your launches, signings, talks, workshops, etc. for free:

For authors in any area of the United States:

• List your event on the Poets & Writers calendar


For Philadelphia-area authors or authors speaking in the Philadelphia area:

• Send your info to the Kelly Writers House at the University of Pennsylvania for inclusion in their weekly "Community Literary Events and Resources" email blast.  Send info to 

For poetry events in the Philadelphia area:*

Send  info to the [lit-philly] email list-serve run by poet Natalie Anderson out of Swarthmore College. Send info to *prose events may be sent out as well at list-serve manager’s discretion


For workshops and conferences in any area of the United States:

 • List the event in Shaw Guides 

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