Literary Arts Section
A group of five poets have met monthly on Sunday evenings in their homes for the last two years, to help each other improve their poetry skills.
Paranormal author Michele Zirkle will share the story of a water haunting in her West Virginia home and other esoterica at a talk in town Saturday.
Poet Kaveh Akbar is coming to Wright State University April 3, as part of its Visiting Writers Series. Here, the News asks Akbar four questions about his life in poetry.
Local children’s author Virginia Hamilton was given Great Ohioan Award by the Ohio Statehouse this week.
Camel crickets in the tub. Robinsong and its absence. A koi pond in winter. Hepatica, violet cress, bloodroot, Virginia bluebells. The “iconography” of light on a wall. Memories of adolescent devotion in a Catholic seminary. All of these subjects illuminate local almanac writer Bill Felker’s new book.
YSHS graduates Shuly Cawood and Denise Jacobs both have newly published books that are similar only in that they each, in individually distinct ways, involve self-discovery.
With 75 years of continuous publication and a knack for picking and publishing a host of vital American voices, the The Antioch Review is a “little magazine” with an undeniably “big” impact and influence.
Chris Tebbetts, a Yellow Springs native and author of a few successful book series for young readers, will be speaking at the Little Art Theatre as part of their “Homecoming” series, in which people with interesting careers speak about their history and their craft.
A diversity of both form and content is the goal of “Ripples,” an annual journal that is “a celebration of elders” in the Village.
About a dozen Tower Poets will gather at the Emporium on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 3 to 5 p.m., to read from their new anthology, “From the Tower: Poems in Honor of Conrad Balliet.”