Author: Ohio Center for the Book

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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James Renner

Cleveland Born: March 30, 1978 Ohio connection: Birth James Renner was born March 30, 1978, in Cleveland.  A novelist, freelance journalist, film producer, and former newspaper editor, Renner graduated from Kent State University in 2000 with a degree in English. He has also taught creative writing. Renner’s nonfiction books focus on unsolved crimes and strange stories from …

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Andre Norton

Cleveland Born: February 17, 1912Died: March 17, 2005Ohio connection: Birth Andre Norton was born Alice May Norton on February 17, 1912, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Freely Norton, a rug salesman, and Bertha Stemm Norton. She attended Collinwood High School where she wrote for the school newspaper. Intending to become a history teacher, she attended Western Reserve University …

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