NaNoWriMOhio! NaNoWriMo Activities in Ohio!

NaNoWriMOhio! NaNoWriMo Activities in Ohio!

With National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) officially starting Nov. 1, we thought it would be helpful to place all of Ohio’s NaNoWriMo Write-In locations and other activities in one handy spot. The following are from the official NaNoWriMo site and other sources. We’ve included links where we could verify an event announcement so you can …

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Seeking Ohio 2020 Library of Congress State Literacy Award Applications

Seeking Ohio 2020 Library of Congress State Literacy Award Applications

The Ohio Center for the Book is seeking nominations of nonprofit Ohio organizations that promote literacy and/or reading in their local community or the state to be considered for the 2020 Library of Congress State Literacy Awards. The awards are granted by the Library of Congress, through the generous support of David. M. Rubenstein, to …

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Literary Frolic Fridays: William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus

Literary Frolic Fridays: William Shakespeare’s     Titus Andronicus

In 1585, Shakespeare’s family—consisting of his wife, Anne, and their two-year-old daughter, Susanna—grew to include newborn twins Hamnet and Judith. Speculatively, finances were very much on Shakespeare’s mind, and Stratford-upon-Avon held only finite opportunities for an enterprising young dramatist. Compounding his dilemma was that soothing, feeding, changing, and washing crying babies left precious little time …

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Cleveland Public Poetry: “Writing About Place”

Cleveland Public Poetry: “Writing About Place”

Join us in the Literature Department on Saturday, September 21, at noon for Cleveland Public Poetry: “Writing About Place,” a special open mic poetry reading featuring Lee Chilcote and Damien Ware. They will read their works and share their experiences living and writing about Cleveland. Open mic will follow Q&A. Lee Chilcote is poet, journalist, …

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