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MoonLit​ is an artist-led organization founded in 2017. Through accessible and engaging workshops and events, MoonLit creatively connects community in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Learn more or be in touch at 

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Poet C. Thomas poses with his class

during a MoonLit workshop in Summer 2018.

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From 2017-2020, MoonLit ran programming during two primary seasons each year: Fall (September-December) and Spring (March-June). During this time, our programming included:

  • Creativity and Writing-Centric Workshops; ​

  • Literary Events, including:

    • Literary Salons; 

    • Readings; 

    • Creative Retreats;

    • Pop-Up and Virtual Events.

  • Monthly Write-Ins;

  • Seasonal Poetry Hikes; 

  • A Yearly "Lit Crawl," with Barrelhouse Magazine; 

  • Partnerships with local bookstores and cultural organizations; 

  • And More!  


Please note: from March 2020—December 2021, MoonLit was on hiatus due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Since January 2022, we have resumed programming, but on a limited, pop-up basis. To learn more, please click here or find us on instagram. To learn on MoonLit's origin story and mission, check out these great articles and interviews: 


Artwork by Killian Czuba.

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