Author: Mikey Haverman

2018 National Book Awards Finalists

The 25 finalists for this year’s National Book Awards have officially been announced!   Finalists for Fiction: Jamel Brinkley, A Lucky Man Graywolf Press Lauren Groff, Florida Riverhead Books / Penguin Random House Brandon Hobson, Where the Dead Sit Talking Soho Press Rebecca Makkai, The Great Believers Viking Books / Penguin Random House Sigrid Nunez, The Friend Riverhead Books / …

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Writers & Readers Facebook Live Book Club with CPL

Book lovers from Cleveland Public Library (CPL) and Literary Cleveland will discuss Benjamin Percy’s fiction, comics, and essays in anticipation of his appearance in Cleveland on August 3rd and 4th. Pull up a chair (and a book) and join this literary chat! 12:00 noon Monday, July 30th. In partnership with Literary Cleveland and in celebration of …

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When the News was New

July 31st, 2018 will mark the 200th anniversary of the first edition of the Cleaveland Gazette & Commercial Register. To celebrate the event, Cleveland Public Library, in partnership with Cleveland State University, will host an exhibit at the Main Library Building on the 2nd floor until the end of November. Come learn about the storied history Cleveland has with print …

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Ohio Center for the Book Scholar-In-Residence

Calling all  Ohio scholars! Our Scholar-In-Residence position is open to applicants! Goal to form and expand communities of learning with the Scholar-In-Residence at the Ohio Center for the Book @ Cleveland Public Library: A key objective in the Library’s strategic plan is to form communities of learning. This objective will be fulfilled by seeking leadership and programming …

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Yocum, Robin

Born: 1955 Ohio Connection: Born Steubenville Robin Yocum got his first job in the newspaper business as a young child delivering for the Wheeling Intelligencer in the town of Brilliant, Ohio. Growing up the son of a steelworker, he wanted to be a fireman or the second baseman for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He went on …

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Winegardner, Mark

Bryan Born: November 24, 1961 Ohio connection: Birth Mark Winegardner, chosen by Random House from among three dozen candidates to continue the Godfather saga created by Mario Puzo, was born and raised in Bryan, Ohio. Named one of the “100 Best Small Towns in America” by author Norman Crampton, Bryan, situated in Ohio’s northwestern corner near the …

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