Featured Writers:  Barrie Jean Borich, Lynnell Edwards, and Rion Amilcar Scott



Featured Writers: CM Burroughs, Rachael Hanel, Vu Tran



Featured Writers: Laura van den Berg, Janice Harrington, Dion Irving, James Davis May, Erica Wright, and special guests Gangstagrass



Featured Readers: Moira Crone, Bradford Tice, Jan Spivey Gilchrist, Wendy C. Ortiz, and Andrew Malan Milward
Editor’s panel: Bluestem, Quiddity, and Ninth Letter


Featured Readers: Stephen Graham Jones, David Tomas Martinez, Edward Kelsey Moore, Julija Šukys, and Jessica Young
Editor’s panel: Bluestem, Hobart, Quiddity, Luna Luna and Cossack Review


2015 Lions in Winter Slideshow


Authors share stories, techniques at festival (Daily Eastern News)
Children’s author takes part in EIU literary fest (JG-TC)
Looking Back at Lions in Winter Again: Edward Kelsey Moore & Character (EIU Writes blog)
Lions in Winter Wrap-Up: Stephen Graham Jones (EIU Writes blog)
EIU literary festival to bring award-winning writers to campus this weekend (JG-TC)
Children’s author to be featured (JG-TC)
Eastern welcomes authors for Lions in Winter (Daily Eastern News)
EIU’s Lions in Winter This January 30-31 (Smile Politely)
The Interview (but nothing to do with James Franco and/or North Korea) (Bluestem blog)
Registration is now open for annual literary festival at EIU (JG-TC)
Registration now open for EIU Lions in Winter Literary Festival (Smile Politely)


Featured Readers: Jami Attenberg, Alissa Nutting, Jason Koo, and Ryan Van Meter
Editor’s Panel: BluestemThe Cossack Review, Crazyhorse, Cream City ReviewThe Missouri Review, PANK, and Quiddity


New writers to read excepts from book for Lions in Winter (Daily Eastern News)
Authors and emerging writers set to take part in at EIU’s Lions in Winter literary festival (JG-TC)
‘Lions in Winter 2014’ opens registration (JG-TC)


Featured Readers: Tina May Hall, Randa Jarrar, Eduardo C. Corral


Lions in Winter program at Eastern to feature award winning authors (JG-TC)
EIU to host Literary Festival (JG-TC)


Video is available for craft talks and the featured writers reading in 2013. You can view Tina May Hall’s workshop on short-short fiction, Randa Jarrad’s session “Misfits: Writing Our Stories,” Eduardo Corral’s session on “Gendering Lyric Space,” the editors panel, and the final reading on our Lions in Winter 2013 video playlist.


Featured Readers: Maureen Stanton, Megan Stielstra, Eliot Thompson, Lania Knight, Phillip Gallagher, Mary Maddox


Eastern Illinois University to host literary festival (JG-TC)
Readings to be held Jan. 11 at Doudna (JG-TC)
Lions of Winter begins with poetry reading (Daily Eastern News)
Lions in Winter series continues to roar (Daily Eastern News)
EIU Writers Series to present essayist Maureen Stanton Jan. 25 (JG-TC)
Chicagoan author to share life story through literature (Daily Eastern News)
Reading to focus on world of antiquing, auctions, flea markets (Daily Eastern News)
Author Maureen Stanton discusses lure, history of collecting (Daily Eastern News)