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Benjamin Willis Depicts Everyday Columbus in ‘The Home We Know’

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Benjamin Willis Depicts Everyday Columbus in ‘The Home We Know’

Benjamin Willis calls his forthcoming book The Home We Know a love letter. The monograph features the residents of Columbus in an introspective look that Willis centers on respect and integrity. After following his work on Instagram, independent publisher Soft Lightning Studio — ran by queer, non-binary photographer Julie Rae Powers — reached out to Willis […]

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Ohio Author Knocks ’em Stiff at Netflix

Hope Madden Hope Madden Ohio Author Knocks ’em Stiff at Netflix

Donald Ray Pollock, writer of the 2011 novel The Devil All the Time and narrator of Antonio Campos’s film adaptation, was as surprised as anyone to see Tom Holland, Robert Pattinson and Sebastian Stan knocking around Knockemstiff, Ohio. OK, so the movie itself was filmed in Alabama, which is where those actors and more—Riley Keough, […]

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*online* Thurber House Summer Writing Camp: Grade 2/3 – August

  *online* Thurber House Summer Writing Camp: Grade 2/3 – August

Thurber Summer Writing Camp is 26 years old! Join us as we cook up creative writing adventures, stories, poems, plays, laughter, and more for students in grades 2-9. Campers work with professional authors over five days filled with field trips and fun activities designed to develop every young writer’s talent and imagination. Grades refer to […]

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*Online* Adult Writing Master Class: Poetry As Activism

  *Online* Adult Writing Master Class: Poetry As Activism

**THIS CLASS MEETS ONLINE ON THE ZOOM VIDEO PLATFORM.** | SATURDAY, MAY 23 | 9:00 am – noon | The Politics of Poetry: Poetry As Activism | Instructor: Scott Woods | Award-winning writer Scott Woods was the recipient of the 2018 Columbus Foundation Spirit of Columbus Award and the 2017 GCAC Columbus Makes Art Excellence […]

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*Online* Adult Writing Workshop: Turning Memories into Memoir

  *Online* Adult Writing Workshop: Turning Memories into Memoir

**THIS CLASS MEETS ONLINE ON THE ZOOM VIDEO PLATFORM.** | MONDAY, MAY 18 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm | Turning Memories into Memoir | Instructor: Katherine Matthews | Join Katherine Matthews and dig into your history to unearth your memories and bring them to life with details, dialogue, and drama. We’ll brainstorm for inspiration, talk […]

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*Online* Thurber House Special Event: Humorist John Moe

  *Online* Thurber House Special Event: Humorist John Moe

This event will be held online via Zoom. You will have the opportunity to ask the author questions after the event and purchase a signed book. ABOUT THE BOOK AND AUTHOR: John Moe is a critically-acclaimed public radio personality and the host and creator of the award-winning hit podcast, The Hilarious World of Depression. For […]

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*Online* Adult Writing Workshop: Commit to Submit!

  *Online* Adult Writing Workshop: Commit to Submit!

**THIS CLASS MEETS ONLINE ON THE ZOOM VIDEO PLATFORM.** | MONDAY, MAY 11 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm | Commit to Submit! | Instructor: Lisa Lopez Snyder | You’ve written an essay, a short story, some poems, or maybe a novel. So, what’s next, if you want to publish it? Lisa Lopez Snyder offers a […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION