"You're taking something from your head that is you, you're putting it on paper and you're creating this world. People read that, and they know who you are."
"Each one of these carpets has the effect of calming me. I just love to look at them. I'm sort of mesmerized by them."
"Writers are tenders of the necropolis—people who take care of the city of the dead."
"You see this incredible blossoming in these young women, as writers and as girls who are really thoughtful, and who have something to say about the world."
A stained-glass jellyfish, a blown goblet on a chicken foot stem, and hundreds of blown glass pumpkins wrapped in newspaper, waiting for October.
The toothbrush is a hint at the Wylie's private lives, while the shards of china are glimmers of a more public existence.
Staples is a legendary performer who's received Grammy nominations in blues, gospel, folk and pop alike.
Thursdays at Third Street is a series that honors both the creativity of the Bloomington community and the loyalty of Bloomington audiences.
A six-year-old nonprofit dedicated to connecting and empowering women sponsors a lively annual festival.
To "help foster peace and joy in the community and the world at large" is "just a really great thing."