NEA Big Read News

2021-2022 NEA Big Read Grants Announced

$1,070,000 will support dynamic community reading programs designed to encourage conversation and discovery.

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...

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