Author: Ohio Center for the Book

Spring 2018 Literary Festival Wednesday, April 11 to Friday, April 13, 2018 at Ohio University’s College of Arts and Sciences

Since 1986, The Spring Literary Festival has featured some of the world’s finest, most distinguished writers of poetry, fiction and non-fiction. The three-day festival is held in April on the Ohio University main campus in Athens, OH. The festival is sponsored by the Creative Writing program in the English Department and is generously funded by …

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Poetry Workshop with Claire McMahon, Ph.D at Stone Mad on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Are YOU an aspiring poet in need of positive, constructive feedback and guidance? Never fear, for an opportunity to learn from a master doth approach! Poet Claire McMahon, Ph.D will be interacting with poets of all ages at the Stone Mad Irish Pub in Cleveland on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 6 to 8 pm. …

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December 26 & 28, 2017 Poetry Workshop with McMahon & McNiece at “Guide to Kulchur” bookstore

Join Claire McMahon and Raymond McNiece at the “Guide to Kulchur” bookstore on Tuesday, December 26, and Thursday, December 28,2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm for a workshop on poetry writing that is free and open to the public. Please bring 10 copies of each of your poems that you would like to share. …

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Register to meet YA author Kristina McBride on Sunday, December 3, 2017 in Springboro, Ohio

On Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 4:00 -7:00 p.m Mindy Hoffbauer, publicist for the bestselling novelist W. Bruce Cameron, will host a Lit Salon featuring Ohio Young Adult novelist Kristina McBride. To date, McBride has published  four novels, i.e. THE TENSION OF OPPOSITES (2010), ONE MOMENT (2012), A MILLION TIMES GOODNIGHT (2016), and THE BAKERSVILLE …

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Meet 100 Ohio authors & illustrators at the 30th annual Buckeye Book Fair Saturday, November 4, 2017

On Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Fisher Auditorium in Wooster, Ohio, the 30th Annual Buckeye Book Fair will be held from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. It provides a forum for thousands of attendees from all over Ohio to mingle, shop for books, and celebrate the joys of reading and writing–and meet with their …

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Author Larry Brooks to speak in Columbus on October 21, 2017

On Saturday, October 21, 2017, the Columbus Ohio Fiction Writers chapter of RWA® will host an all-day (9 to 5) workshop featuring author Larry Brooks at the Courtyard Marriott in Columbus (2350 Westbest Drive). Although this workshop is sponsored by a Romance Writers of America chapter, Mr. Brooks’ books, Story Fix, Story Engineering and Story …

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