Nominations Open for CT Lit Fest Achievement Award

The CT Lit Fest is a free fall book festival presented by Real Art Ways and sponsored by Connecticut Humanities. The Fest, scheduled for October 14, 2023 at Real Art Ways in Hartford, is a literary carnival under one roof in the center of Connecticut: a day for writers, teachers, students, and readers to mingle and discover new voices. The 2023 Fest features writers Wally Lamb and Antoinette Brim-Bell.  

Achievement Award Nominations Open Through August 30 

The CT Lit Fest has launched an Achievement Award for Extraordinary Contributions to the Literary Arts in CT! The award will be presented at the CT Lit Fest 2023 at Real Art Ways in Hartford. 

The award is for active literary citizens creating opportunities for CT writers and readers. Nominees may be writers, publishers, editors, librarians, booksellers, educators, editors, advocates, or a combination. A committee of CT writers will review submissions and select a winner. 

Nominations are due by August 30, 2023. Click here to submit a nomination. 

Please contact with any questions. 

About the Fest:  

The Fest takes over the galleries of RAW for readings, talks, performances, and an interactive typewriter installation. The main gallery hosts a bookfair to showcase publishers, journals, writing programs, and arts organizations. Click here to learn more about the Fest and Real Art Ways. 

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