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Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Ruth Awad

  Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Ruth Awad

Each summer, the Thurber House lawn plays host to a series of outdoor literary picnics and readings with authors who have an Ohio connection. Join us for this long-running tradition of good friends, good food, and great books! About the book and author: In Lebanon during the civil war, a teenage boy and his family […]

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2019 Ohio MeatGrinder Poetry Slam

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Workshop, bouts, finals, after party. All in one day. The Ohio MeatGrinder Slam operates in the spirit of the roots of Slam, putting a good time had by all above all other considerations. To this end, we’ve opted to install only a handful of rules and to distill the experience of a true roots-based poetry […]

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Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Marika McCoola and Flip the Page

  Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Marika McCoola and Flip the Page

Each summer, the Thurber House lawn plays host to a series of outdoor literary picnics and readings with authors who have an Ohio connection. Join us for this long-running tradition of good friends, good food, and great books! Marika McCoola is an illustrator, educator, and New York Times bestselling author of Baba Yaga’s Assistant. She […]

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The Big SCORE

Anne Evans Anne Evans The Big SCORE

The Johnstone Fund for New Music presents the premieres of collaborations between six Columbus poets and six Columbus composers in The Big SCORE on Wednesday, May 22 at 7:00 p.m. on the Main Stage at the Garden Theater in the Short North Arts District. Admission is free. Featuring musicians from the Columbus Ohio Discovery Ensemble […]

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From the Language of Ash: Tyree Daye

Anne Evans Anne Evans From the Language of Ash:  Tyree Daye

From the Language of Ash returns for its third installment on May 7. Urban Arts Space is honored to join with The Ohio State University Department of English and Costura Creative to present From the Language of Ash, a free reading series organized by poet, essayist, and cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib. The latest edition features […]

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Poetry Showcase

  Poetry Showcase

Poetry Showcase Friday, May 3 | 7:30 – 9:30 PM | FREE // Doors open at 7 p.m. Join us at the Cultural Arts Center for a night of poetry amidst the “Operation Monarch: Addressing Substance Abuse, Recovery, and the Role of Art” exhibition. Listen as a collection of award-winning poets are joined by a […]

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April poetry OPEN MIC

Anne Evans Anne Evans April poetry OPEN MIC

Come read poems to us. Tell us everything in your heart. Make us fall in love with you. Break our hearts. Tell us everything that hurts you. Announce what you love. Hosted by Amy Turn Sharp.

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