★ Tim Thornton named 2018 Writer on the Bus

On March 1st, Roanoke’s Art by Bus program announced Tim Thornton as the 2018 Writer on the Bus. A component of Art by Bus, Writer on the Bus is a joint effort of Ride Solutions, the Roanoke Arts Commission and Valley Metro, highlighting public transportation in the region with literary, performing, and visual arts. Tim… Continue reading ★ Tim Thornton named 2018 Writer on the Bus

★ Be the next Writer on the Bus: Apply by Dec. 15

The City of Roanoke Arts Commission, Ride Solutions and the Greater Roanoke Transit Authority are again sponsoring a mobile residency for an area writer or writers.  The 2018 Writer on the Bus will be provided a bus pass and paid an honorarium of $1,000 to create a unique work of literature while riding different bus… Continue reading ★ Be the next Writer on the Bus: Apply by Dec. 15

★ Writer by Bus Dragovich to be featured at Oct. 10 Write Night

Shari Dragovich, the 2017 Writer by Bus will read at the Raleigh Court Branch Library Write Night on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 6 PM. Each year the Ride Solutions, in partnership with the Greater Roanoke Transit Co., and the Roanoke Arts Commission, sponsors a transportation based writer-in-residence. This year's Writer by Bus, Dragovich -a Roanoke based blogger… Continue reading ★ Writer by Bus Dragovich to be featured at Oct. 10 Write Night