Arts Foundation works to bring artists together, provide support
By Jessica Hoefer for TCAJOB
In 2009, the city of Richland had $5,000 to spend on literary arts, but nobody on the Arts Commission to spearhead a project. One board member was friends with Ellen Tomaszewski, a local writer connected to the literary community. Tomaszewski was encouraged to apply and—once she was accepted to the board—she began to pound the pavement, visiting bookstores and using the literary art funds to kick off the first Rivers of Ink in October 2009. The writer’s conference was held at the Richland Community Center and featured half-day panel discussions with authors from the area.
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