The story of Michael Roughton's young elfin heroine may be what we all need to get through this lonely COVID winter.
At a recent Small Press Fest workshop, zine expert Dr. Spencer Keralis guided us through the history and culture of zine-making and what makes it so inherently queer.
What exactly is a small press? And how does it differ from zines and distros?
Debra catches up with author Jillian Duchnowski about her debut children's book, Cassidy and the Lost Fairy of Allerton.
Debra reviews Sal Nudo's psychological thriller, The Millionaire's Cross.
Debra chats with Rachel Lauren Storm about poetry, the Urbana Arts and Culture Program, and the intersection of art and social justice.
Jess reviews the graphic novel adaptation of Parable of the Sower by Damian Duffy and John Jennings.
Debra shares how you can still enjoy our local literary scene while at home.
Debra explores Ninth Letter's most recent web edition and its theme of borderlessness.
John reviews Petroglyphs, the first, full-length volume of poetry by City of Urbana Poet Laureate, Will Reger
Debra chats with Will Reger Urbana's Inaugural Poet Laureate about the first half of his tenure and his upcoming live readings.
The Arts Section strives to celebrate our community's rich and vibrant artistic scene, from theatre to local authors, film, performance art, and everything in between.