The Literary Arts
The literary arts are represented at Chautauqua by a variety of programs that include the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle’s weekly roundtable lecture by a distinguished, nationally known author; book reviews and discussion sessions programmed by the CLSC and the CLSC Alumni Association; and a Young Readers program. The Chautauqua Writers’ Center coordinates workshops; free weekly readings; lectures by its writers-in-residence; a yearly pre-season Writers’ Festival; and the Chautauqua literary journal. Books featured in these programs, in addition to books by the Writers’ Center faculty, are always available at Chautauqua’s Smith Memorial Library, and the Chautauqua Bookstore. Special literary events are featured in the Amphitheater and other Chautauqua locations throughout the season.