Voices from Krypton: A Conversation with Mark Waid and Ed Gross

Voices from Krypton: A Conversation with Mark Waid and Ed Gross

Click the image below to view the recording on YouTube! On Saturday, October 7, 2023, we hosted an online conversation between acclaimed comics creator Mark Waid and Ed Gross, veteran entertainment journalist and author of Voices from Krypton: The Complete, Unauthorized Oral History of Superman. In its over 700 pages, Gross’s Voices from Krypton has …

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Page Count Answers Your Writing & Publishing Questions

Page Count Answers Your Writing & Publishing Questions

Let’s face it: the publishing industry is complex and often seems impenetrable, and being a writer can be difficult, lonely, and positively stuffed full of rejection. Well, Page Count, the official podcast of the Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library, is here to help by answering your most pressing questions about writing …

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It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Cultural Icon Conference

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Cultural Icon Conference

On Saturday, October 14, we’ll be hosting It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Cultural Icon: A Superman Conference, an all-day academic conference, as part of Superman’s Cleveland: Lineage and Legacy, at Cleveland Public Library’s Louis Stokes Wing, 525 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44114. The conference will feature lectures and panel presentations by scholars …

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It’s a bird? It’s a plane? It’s Superman’s 85th birthday! Come celebrate!

It’s a bird? It’s a plane? It’s Superman’s 85th birthday! Come celebrate!

This year marks the 85th anniversary of the creation of Superman in Cleveland, Ohio. Thanks to a grant by the Ohio Humanities Council through National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy demands wisdom and numerous sponsors, he Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library and Ursuline College’s Rust Belt Humanities Lab will host a …

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Hawaiian in Ohio: A Celebration of “Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and Asian American Heritage”

Hawaiian in Ohio: A Celebration of “Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and Asian American Heritage”

Saturday, July 22, 2023 The Ohio Center for the Book is pleased to host acclaimed Native Hawaiian and Ohio-resident poet/musician/artist Joe Balaz for a performance of “Hawaiian in Ohio: A Celebration of ‘Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and Asian American Heritage’“ on Saturday, July 22, 2023, at 3:30pm in the Cleveland Public Library Auditorium in the Lower …

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Superman’s Cleveland Conference: It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a Cultural Icon!

Superman’s Cleveland Conference: It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a Cultural Icon!

Call for Presentations Conference Location: Cleveland Public Library at 325 E. Superior Ave Cleveland, OH 44114 Conference Date: October 14, 2023 In honor of the 85th anniversary of the creation of Superman in Cleveland, Ohio, Ursuline College and the Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library are organizing a conference dedicated to exploring …

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