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John E. Nance Writer-in-Residence Reception with Kevin P. Keating

  John E. Nance Writer-in-Residence Reception with Kevin P. Keating

Join us for a reading and reception with Cleveland-based novelist Kevin P. Keating, this year’s John E. Nance Writer-in-Residence. Keating will read and discuss his work in a lively and engaging conversation.

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Thurber Center Series: A Night of Mystery with Andrew Welsh-Huggins

  Thurber Center Series: A Night of Mystery with Andrew Welsh-Huggins

The Thurber Center Series is a quarterly series featuring authors with an Ohio connection. All events take place at Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215. Each reading is followed by a book signing. Andrew Welsh-Huggins is the author of five mysteries featuring ex-Ohio State quarterback Andy Hayes, who overcomes a fall from grace […]

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JD Wilkes Author Performance

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill JD Wilkes Author Performance

Join us at the HQ as we host a special appearance by JD Wilkes, a visual artist, musician, author, filmmaker, and Kentucky Colonel! He is the author of Two Dollar Radio book THE VINE THAT ATE THE SOUTH (2017) and an avid purveyor of traditional American music and an accomplished musician. FREE | 6pm

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Columbus Unscripted: Celebrate Stand Up, Story and Improv!

  Columbus Unscripted: Celebrate Stand Up, Story and Improv!

Two big opportunities on the 3rd Monday night of the month with Columbus Unscripted 7 p.m. $5 Showtime: A celebration of improv, story and stand up.! Join in the All Play and give improv a try in a safe and supportive space! 5:30-630 p.m. $5 Drop in story/stand up workshop stay for the show on […]

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Mark My Words: Take Your Fiction to the Next Level!

  Mark My Words: Take Your Fiction to the Next Level!

Author Tim Waggoner will describe the common pitfalls of rookie writers, teaching techniques to make their fiction sharper and more exciting. Waggoner, who received the 2016 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Long Fiction for The Winter Box, currently teaches creative writing and composition at Sinclair Community College. Registration is required, and you can […]

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Mark My Words: The Art of Screenwriting

 

Screenwriter and director Angus Fletcher will discuss the craft of writing screenplays for film. This beginner’s course will cover plot structure, characters and formatting a script. Fletcher is The Black List and Nicholl award-winning screenwriter of “Middle Earth,” “Wee Free Men” (based on the novel by Terry Pratchett) and “Variable Man” (based on Philip K. […]

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Shadowbox Live’s Jimmy Mak Releases First Book, “Daddies Shouldn’t Breakdance”

Hannah Herner Hannah Herner Shadowbox Live’s Jimmy Mak Releases First Book, “Daddies Shouldn’t Breakdance”

Jimmy Mak always saw himself writing a book. The 1994 Ohio State English graduate and current head writer for Shadowbox Live had planned to go on to attend graduate school, become a professor and write a book, but got sidetracked during his gap year. “I saw there was this little theater company that wrote their […]

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