NEA Announces Big Read Grantees

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), in partnership with Arts Midwest, has announced grants to 62 nonprofit organizations for NEA Big Read programming in 2024-2025. In total, the NEA is investing $1,075,000 to support programming centered around a book from the NEA Big Read Library

Among this year's grantees are the Northern Arizona Book Festival in Flagstaff, which will develop an anthology and walking tour of literary Flagstaff focused on Tommy Orange's There, There; the Museum of Chinese in America in New York City, which will launch programming around Charles Yu's Interior Chinatown with dramatic reenactments of the novel by local Asian American actors and a special exhibit on Asian American writing; and the Lake County Library in Lakeport, Calif., which will partner with the Audubon Society, Sierra Club, and more on programming related to Andrew Krivak's The Bear

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