NEA Big Read News

Exploring Aging With Humor & Empathy

How a book about the humorous and difficult parts of aging connected Ohio residents during the COVID -19 pandemic. Mother-daughter duo...

Reading Together, While Apart

These literary champions are continuing reading efforts in their communities despite COVID -19 by rethinking what it means to gather around...

Recap: NEA Big Read Sharing Stories Webinar

The National Endowment for the Arts and Arts Midwest hosted a special one-hour presentation about the new direction of the NEA Big Read...

Cultivating Community During COVID-19

How one Midwest organization grew community in the middle of a pandemic through Hope Jahren’s book Lab Girl . ArtReach St. Croix director...

Now accepting applications: NEA Big Read 2021-2022

Are you looking for support to bring your community together, share the joy of a good book, and find inspiration in new stories and ideas?...

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