Lit Lit

Photo credit: Tania Steele (c) 2021

The next Lit Lit will be Friday, December 2 from 7 PM-9 PM at the Howland Cultural Center in Beacon, NY 477 Main St. Our featured reader will be Marite Hart, reading from her new book Doll . All advance reading slots are now full, but you can still sign up to read at the door. Questions? Just email You can also write to me via the contact form below. Please note that the January 2023 Lit Lit will not be during our usual week: it will be on Friday, January 20, still at the Howland Cultural Center.

Introducing Lit Lit — a monthly literary open mic series in Beacon, NY. We meet the first Friday of every month at the Howland Cultural Center.

Lit Lit is all about welcoming writers from every walk of life and every genre, to share their own writing of up to 5 minutes in length. We love you and we want to hear what you’ve been working on.

Wine, beer, soft drinks and snacks will be available for donation. Proof of vaccine is required at the door.

Come meet the other writers and readers in Beacon! We wanna see you there 😄

There are four ways to sign up to read at a future Lit Lit, but you can only do that starting on the date of the previous Lit Lit. These are the ways:

1) sign up for the next Lit Lit on a sign-up sheet I put out while the current Lit Lit is in process
2) email me that you want to sign up, at, or use the contact form
3) message me on Facebook at Donna Minkowitz or contact me via the Lit Lit Facebook group
4) message me or contact me through my comments on Instagram, @donnaminkowitz

Advance sign-ups lots are usually filled within one week, but you can check back with me in case a spot opens up.

To sign up or for any other info, just email me at or use the contact form below.