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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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Columbus Makes Art Presents Geoff Anderson’s New Book Humming Dirges

Amanda Page Amanda Page Columbus Makes Art Presents Geoff Anderson’s New Book Humming Dirges

On Monday, August 6th, from 7-9pm, the Flyover Library at Wild Goose Creative presents the book launch of Geoff Anderson’s Humming Dirges, winner of Paper Nautilus’s Debut Series for 2017. Anderson is a Callaloo fellow, assistant poetry editor with Flypaper Mag and curator of Columbus’ first poetry shows for biracial writers (The Other Box), translation […]

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From Page to Screen: Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass

  From Page to Screen: Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass

Assistant Professor and Digital Humanities Librarian Leigh Bonds will discuss how Walt Whitman’s printing process for Leaves of Grass resulted in several variants in the first edition and relates one scholar’s efforts to account for the extant copies. She will then shift focus to discuss The Walt Whitman Archive to demonstrate the types of analysis […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Scott Woods on Columbus’ Thriving Poetry Scene

Lacey Luce Lacey Luce Columbus Makes Art Presents: Scott Woods on Columbus’ Thriving Poetry Scene

Columbus’s poetry scene is growing, and after meeting local poet Scott Woods I had to know more about the scene and his work. Woods co-founded Writer’s Block Poetry, which hosts weekly readings at Kafe Kerouac and he recently released a new book of poems, Urban Contemporary History Month. Lacey: How long have you been writing […]

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Best Columbus Authors & Writers of 2015

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Columbus Authors & Writers of 2015

Columbus is home to many writers, authors and poets, and in 2015 we decided to recognize their craft by surveying our readers about their favorite locals within that category of creatives. Our readers picked poet Amy Turn Sharp as their number one local writer. Turn Sharp is well known in the poetry and spoken word […]

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Amy Turn Sharp releases collection of poetry, Hold Me Like Ohio

Anne Evans Anne Evans Amy Turn Sharp releases collection of poetry, Hold Me Like Ohio

Locally lauded poet Amy Turn Sharp has amassed quite a collection of poems and has decided this is the year to pull together a selection for a book. She has selected forty poems for her new book, Hold Me Like Ohio. “I write a poem nearly every day,” says Sharp. “In 2012 I did a […]

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Amy Turn Sharp Embraces Creativity Through Poetry

 Amanda Page Amy Turn Sharp Embraces Creativity Through Poetry

Amy Turn Sharp is a lot of things. She’s a wild woman and a world traveler. She’s a wife, a mother to three young sons, a copywriter and a social media maven. She’s the “wood queen” of her boutique wooden toy company, Little Alouette. The toys can be found in Whole Foods stores throughout Ohio. […]

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