photo credit; Damon Winter/The New York Times
The first African-American woman to win the Nobel in Literature, Ms. Morrison was the author of several novels, children’s books and essays. Among them were celebrated works like “Song of Solomon,” which received the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1977, and “Beloved,” which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1988.
Artemis Journals will be released at our Celebration Launch featuring Southwest Virginia Ballet dance performance “Poetry in Motion”
Fundraiser to benefit Artemis and Taubman Museum of Art
June 7th, Taubman Museum of Art
doors open at 6:30pm – program to begin at 7-8pm
to purchase tickets (seats limited to 200)
Artemis is launching the 2019 journal featuring Sally Mann’s photograph on the cover. Please join in the celebration on June 7th at the beautiful Taubman Museum of Art featuring a dance performance “Poetry in Motion” by the Southwest Virginia Ballet Company.
To purchase tickets for the fundraiser;
Artemis will explore the power of movement, and how immersing our eyes in new experiences can lead to a happier, healthier and more fulfilled existence. By collaborating with Southwest Virginia Ballet, we will celebrate the launch of this year’s journal by presenting an evening of joy through interpretive dance and poetry.
Roanoke Taubman Museum of Art
Friday, June 7, 2019
Artemis is grateful for the continuing support from the Roanoke Arts Commission & The Roanoke Taubman Museum of Art
“Women Hold Up Half the Sky Award”
Artemis Journal is again collaborating with the Los Angeles based non-profit, The Light Bringer Project whose mission is to promote Science Fiction short stories. The judges are selecting the winner from over 90 submissions from around the world. The winner will be announced in April.
The winning story will be published in the Artemis Journal 2019 and receive a $100 award from the Hollywood National Organization of Women. Pasadena Litfest will host the awards ceremony with professional actors reading the winning stories, May 18th-19th.