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Literary Arts Section

  • Antioch Writers Workshop to offer free readings

    The public is invited to attend free events each evening of the Antioch Writers Workshop, July 9–14.

    The annual Antioch Writers Workshop returns July 9–14, when more than 100 writers will visit the village and partake in writing workshops and events at Antioch University Midwest. As part of the week of events, free readings will be offered to the general public each evening.

  • Literary launch celebrates symposium on black women and performance

    A launch event for the literary journal "Obsidian — Literature and Arts in the African Diaspora" featuring work from the 2014 Antioch College symposium "Call & Response" will be held this weekend. (Photos courtesy of "Obsidian")

    A special issue of the literary journal “Obsidian” celebrating the 2014 Antioch College symposium “Call & Response” will be launched this Saturday, May 7, 4:30–6:30 p.m., at the John Bryan Community Center.

  • McGruder to discuss new book on race, real estate

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    Dr. Kevin McGruder, assistant professor of history at Antioch College, will read from his new book, Race and Real Estate: Conflict and Cooperation in Harlem, 1890-1920, on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. at McGregor 113 on the Antioch campus.

  • Nikki Giovanni to speak at Antioch Writers Workshop

    Poet Nikki Giovanni will be the keynote speaker for the Antioch Writers Workshop this Saturday, July 11, at 7 p.m. at Antioch University Midwest.

    Poet Nikki Giovanni will give the keynote address of the Antioch Writers Workshop this Saturday, July 11, at Antioch University Midwest.

  • Luisa Owens’ poems bear witness, honor dead

    Luisa Owen will read her original poems in German on Friday, June 5, at the Epic Book Shop. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Luisa Owens’ poems describe the terror and inhumanity of daily life in the concentration camp in Yugoslavia, where Owen lived with her family shortly before the end of World War II, from the ages of 9 to 13.

  • Villager to read poems about concentration camp

    Luisa Owen will read her original poems in German on Friday, June 5, at the Epic Book Shop.

    Villager Luisa Owen will read original poems in German on Friday, June 5, at the Epic Book Shop.

  • Writer Kent Nelson to read

    Writer Kent Nelson, winner of the University of Pittsburgh Press Drue Heinz Literature award, will read Tuesday, April 21, at 7 p.m. at the Glen Helen Building.

    Writer Kent Nelson will read from his work this Tuesday, April 21 at 7 p.m. at the Glen Helen Building.

  • Epic book event for midwives and mothers

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    A book event featuring three local authors of books for midwives and mothers will be at the Epic Book Shop, Friday, Dec. 12.

  • Local academics read at Blue Jacket

    Keith Doubt and Kevin McGruder will read from original work this Saturday, Nov. 15, at 2 p.m. at Blue Jacket Books.

    Villagers Keith Doubt and Kevin McGruder will read from their original works this Saturday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. at Blue Jacket Books in Xenia.

  • Crime author ferrets out her plots

    Local crime fiction author Cyndi Pauwels recently released her first fiction book, ‘Forty & Out,’ through Deadly Writes Publishing. Pauwels will read and sign books at Epic Book Shop at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, and present at the Yellow Springs Community Library at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, to kick off National Novel Writing Month. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    While Cynthia Pauuwel’s new crime mystery “Forty & Out” is based around a morbid concept, it’s really the story of the female detective out to find the killer while balancing police politics, a clingy almost-ex-husband and a family rift.

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