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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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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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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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84th Annual AWBA Ceremony, September 26, 2019

On Thursday, September 26, 2019, recipients of the the 2019 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards (AWBA) will be honored. The ceremony will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the KeyBank State Theatre at PlayhouseSquare. Edith Anisfield-Wolf, a former Cleveland Public Library Board of Trustee, established AWBA in 1935; it is the only juried book prize that addresses racism …

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