Category: Fiction

Lois Lenski

Born: October 14, 1893Died: September 11, 1974 Ohio connection: Birth Springfield Lois Lenski was one of the most prominent and highly respected authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults. Born in Springfield, Ohio, in 1893, Lenski was the daughter of Marietta (Young) Lenski, a former teacher, and Richard Charles Henry, a Lutheran minister. Her family moved …

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O. Henry

Born: September 11, 1862Died: June 5, 1910 Ohio connection: Resident Columbus O. Henry was born William Sidney Porter, son of Algernon Sidney and Mary Jane Virginia (Swaim) Porter, in 1862 in Greensboro, North Carolina. He changed the spelling of his middle name to Sydney in 1898. When Porter was three years old, his mother died and he …

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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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