Friday, October 27, 2023
Wednesday, October 18, 2023
From our friends at Lit Youngstown:
The 7th annual Fall Literary Festival will feature Ross Gay, Jill Christman, Alison Stine, and the Craig Paulenich Endowed Lecture on Literary Community by Lit Cleveland Executive Director Matt Weinkam. This will be an incredible conference, with thanks to our sponsors the Centofanti Foundation, the Youngstown State University Center for Working-Class Studies, WYSU-FM, the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, Lake Erie Golf Cars, the Thomases Family Foundation, KO Consulting, the Grace Ruth Memorial Endowment, Ohio Humanities, the Wilkes University Master of Fine Arts, the Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts, Eastern Gateway Community College, the Ohio Arts Council and the Youngstown Foundation.
Registration for daytime events is now closed. Please join us for the free evening readings! For more information including a full schedule of events, please visit https://www.lityoungstown.org/fall-literary-festival-2023.
Wednesday, October 11, 2023
Let's Talk Art
Sunday, October 22
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for a panel discussion, reception and Q&A with accomplished local poets, and spoken word performances.
Friday, October 6, 2023
The Ohio Poetry Day Association (OPDA) has selected Rikki Santer as its Ohio Poet of the Year for 2023. Santer was selected for her book of poems, Resurrection Letter: Leonora, Her Tarot, and Me (Materialist Press/Cereal Box Studio, 2023), a book-length sequence in tribute to the surrealist artist Leonora Carrington.
resident of Columbus, Ohio, Santer has had published five full-length
poetry collections and six chapbook sequences exploring such topics as
the Hopewell earthworks of Newark, Ohio; the late Kahiki Supper Club of
Columbus, Ohio; the world of ventriloquism, the art of fashion, and the
classic television series Twilight Zone. She is a member of the
teaching artist roster of the Ohio Arts Council, a vice president of the
Ohio Poetry Association, and a member of the poetry troupe, Concrete
Wink. Her poetry has been widely published and has received many honors
including several Pushcart and Ohioana book award nominations as well as
a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Learn more
Santer will be featured at this year’s Ohio Poetry Day celebration, October 13–14. The event will feature a morning workshop, readings, and the keynote from Santer, who will read from her winning collection. See agenda details below.
OHIO POETRY DAY AGENDA
Friday, October 13, 7–9 PM: Meet and greet with Santer and previous Poets of the Year, overnight poetry contest prompt.
Saturday, October 14, 10 AM–4 PM: Evan Lodge Workshop, reading by Rikki Santer, open mic featuring Ohio Poetry Day contest winners.
Where: Troy Hayner Cultural Center
301 W. Main St., Troy, Ohio 45373
Tuesday, October 3, 2023
[Shared from the Literary Cleveland newsletter:]
Wednesday, October 4 at 7pm at CCPL Parma-Snow
Thursday, October 5 at 7pm at Kaiser Gallery
Saturday, October 7 at 4:30pm virtual with Ashland University
Sunday, October 8 at 10pm at Dunlaps Corner Bar
Monday, October 9 at 8pm virtual with Ashland University
Wednesday, October 11 at 7pm at Macs Backs-Books on Coventry
Thursday, October 12 at 7pm at Loganberry Books
Saturday, October 14 at 7pm at Macs Backs-Books on Coventry