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Live Literature

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Raised toward our $2,000 Goal
45 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on April 26, at 11:59 PM EDT
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Thank you for the flood of donations!

April 03, 2019

Live Lit received a flood of donations last weekend, and we are now 92% of the way to our goal! Every single donation has gotten us one step closer to ensuring Live Lit continues to exist and thrive at MSU! We are incredibly grateful for each and every donation!


Today is our last day and we are hopeful that we will reach 100% by tonight at midnight!


Thank you so much to everyone who donated! 

Live Lit in the Segal Gallery

March 29, 2019

We've been partnering with the George Segal Gallery on the MSU Campus for several years now. Tuesday's reading, featuring poet Nicole Cooley ( and fiction writer Huey Helene Alcaro ( will take place in the gallery. 

Here, you can listen to Department of Writing Studies Faculty Kathy Curto and Jacqueline Regan talk about reading in the Segal Gallery: 

Thank you, Kira Dreher and Maria Montaperto!

March 29, 2019

Thank you so much, Kira Dreher and Maria Montaperto, for your generous contributions! We are so grateful! 

Thank you!

March 29, 2019

Thank you so much to Lynette Surie for her generous contribution that she made in the memory of Shari Kandell!

Five Days to Go and Halfway There!

March 29, 2019

We're five days from the end of our campaign and we just hit our halfway mark! (Yay for commas!) Many thanks to everyone who donated; your generosity will help us continue and expand Live Lit programming in the coming academic year. If you have a chance, please share our campaign on Facebook and Twitter so we can increase our reach in our final push! 

Merci, Gracias, Спасибо, 谢谢, Danke, Grazie, Thank You.

Carrie O'Dell and Claudia Cortese

Live Literature Co-chairs and Ring Pop Aficionados


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Founding Year

Live Lit began in 2009. With this contribution, you're helping us birth a new era of Live Lit--an era with funding!


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