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2021

Literary Arts Section :: Page 5

  • A hometown writer tells own story

    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. Tebbetts made a name for himself as co-author of the “Middle School” books, a series in which the protagonist “copes with the awkwardness of adolescence.” (Submitted Photo)

    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.

  • ‘Ripples’ celebrates village’s elders

    The YS Senior Center received a grant to support its publication of Ripples, the center's annual elder literary journal. Shown looking at past issues of Ripples are, from left, Suzanne Patterson, Karen Wolford, Jane Baker, Fran LaSalle, Marianne Whelchel and Lee Huntington. Not pictured is committee member Sandy Love. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    A diversity of both form and content is the goal of “Ripples,” an annual journal that is “a celebration of elders” in the Village.

  • Fine poems for a ‘towering’ figure

    About a dozen area poets affiliated with the Tower Poets group led by Conrad Balliet, pictured above, will read from their new anthology, “From the Tower,” at the Emporium this Saturday, Feb. 25, from 3 to 5 p.m. (Submitted photo by Bill Lackey, Springfield News-Sun)

    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.”

  • Antioch Writers’ Workshop moves to UD

    Announcing a new monthly poetry column, "First Lines," curated by Audrey Hackett.

    The Antioch Writers’ Worship announced via press release that it would move its base of operations to the University of Dayton campus in March.

  • ‘Nagasaki’ author to speak at AUM

    Susan Southard, author of “Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War,” will speak in the multipurpose room of Antioch University Midwest on Saturday, Nov. 19, from noon to 1:30 p.m. (Submitted photo by Susan Santi)

    Susan Southard, who will be awarded the Dayton Literary Peace Prize this week for her nonfiction book on the survivors of the Nagasaki atomic bomb, will speak in Yellow Springs this Saturday.

  • Library to provide space for NaNoWriMo

    Beginning next Tuesday, Nov. 1, the local library will provide quiet space on Tuesday nights, Nov. 1–29, for National Novel Writing Month participants.

  • Preserve family histories in workshop

    "Did they clear and settle land? Were any of them gold rushers? Did they fight in the Civil War, or nurse its wounded? Was one a sea captain? A coal miner? Or the mother of many? What were their daily lives like?"

    Local author Ralph Keyes, who is just wrapping up leading a community memoir workshop entitled “Telling Your Story,” will begin leading a new workshop, “Telling Your Ancestors’ Stories,” on Oct. 20.

  • Memoir writing workshop to be offered

    A free memoir writing workshop will be offered during the month of September.

    Local author Ralph Keyes will teach a memoir writing workshop this fall entitled “Telling Your Story.”

  • Antioch Writers Workshop to offer free readings

    Announcing a new monthly poetry column, "First Lines," curated by Audrey Hackett.

    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.

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