CLP Ascent

The Common Language Project

The Common Language Project: Ascent is now available for download. Read it now.

Born of a desire to bring the poets of North Texas together, the Common Language Project is a free community poetry competition that results in a published anthology and reading during the Dallas Is Lit! Literary Festival. 

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Dallas Is Lit! Literary Festival

Thank you for making Dallas Is Lit! 2024 and INCREDIBLE SUCCESS! We're already starting to plan for next year, so stay tuned!

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Lyceum Series

Join us each third Saturday from 10am-noon for a free workshop on a variety of literary topics. This month, Hannah Smith will lead No Place Like Home: Poetry Of Place on July 20th.

Lyceum Series workshops are free, but an RSVP is required.


Writings from Turn A Phrase

Bruce Bond

Bruce Bond is the author of thirty books including, most recently, Plurality and the Poetics of Self (Palgrave, 2019), Words Written ...
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Will Clarke

WILL CLARKE is the author of several works of fiction, including The Neon Palm of Madame Melancon, Lord ...
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Alex Temblador

Alex Temblador is the award-winning author of Secrets of the Casa Rosada and Half Outlaw.In addition to her work appearing in ...
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