ISSVWS in The Nation →
Nona Willis Aronowitz writes about her visit to Springs and how to get a “progressive” education in the South. Her book, Girldrive, is a compilation of dozens of interviews with young women across America about what feminism means to them; some of our students read it for Feminist Literature as they determine what feminism means to them.
Nona Willis Aronowitz's reading on SoundCloud →
Nona Willis Aronowitz’s 1/28/13 reading and Q&A on SoundCloud
Indian Springs School Visiting Writers Series... →
All events take place at 7:30 pm in the Indian Springs School Library. All are FREE and open to the public. 1/28: Journalist Nona Willis Aronowitz Nona Willis Aronowitz is a political and cultural critic born and raised in New York City. She has written about women, sex, music, technology, film, and youth culture for numerous publications including The Nation, The New York Observer, The...
indianspringslibrary: Renowned poetry blogger Ron Silliman links to our SoundCloud files
ISSVWS on SoundCloud →
indianspringslibrary: Listen to recent poetry readings at Indian Springs School on Soundcloud!
Molly Brodak and Gina Myers Reading →
We figured out how to record and use SoundCloud, so now you can listen to the ISSVWS readings online.
Fall 2012 ISS Visiting Writers Series
October 22 Poets Gina Myers and Molly Brodak Gina Myers is the author of A Model Year (Coconut Books, 2009) and several chapbooks, including False Spring (Spooky Girlfriend, 2012). Her second full-length collection, Hold It Down, will be published by Coconut in 2013. She lives in Atlanta, GA where she she runs Lame House Press. Molly Brodak is the author of A Little Middle of the...
John Green at Indian Springs
This is all we know right now: BIRMINGHAM, AL - TUESDAY, JANUARY 17TH at 6 PM Books A Million at Indian Springs School Concert Hall 190 Woodward Drive Indian Springs, AL 35124 Ticket email address forthcoming; for now you can order by phone at (205) 870-0213
Spring 2012 Calendar
Jan. 17, 6:00, ISS Concert Hall Novelist John Green John Green (ISS Alum ‘95) is the New York Times bestselling author of Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, and Paper Towns. He is also the coauthor, with David Levithan, of Will Grayson, Will Grayson. He will be in town promoting his new book, The Fault in our Stars. Jan. 30, 7:30, Library Reading Room Poets Joseph P. Wood and...
Poem Packet for Nov. 7 Visiting Writers Series →
A packet of some of the poems Shanna Compton, Anne Boyer and Maureen Thorson will read at Indian Springs on Nov. 7 at 7:30 pm. Click the title to download.
from Applies to Oranges
A poem by Visiting Writer Maureen Thorson: The orange is a sweet fruit. It grows on a tree. Kiddo, tell me more — how our lives recede into other people’s stories, how the worm crawls through the apple, how glass becomes a staple in countries without laughter. Stories. If you’ve other things to tell me, I’m telling you: don’t bother. If you’ve got a bridge to sell me, let me sell you the...
Sandra Beasley →
Tonight at 7:30 in the Library we’ll launch the Indian Springs Visiting Writers Series with writer Sandra Beasley.
Indian Springs Visiting Writers Series
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., October 6, 2011 — Indian Springs School (ISS) will host poet and nonfiction writer Sandra Beasley in its first installment of the ISS Visiting Writers Series on Monday, October 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the school’s Library Reading Room. Beasley will be reading from her two prize-winning books of poetry, I Was the Jukebox and Theories of Falling, as well as her memoir...