THIS EVENT IS CANCELED but send your funny poems and stories to Lit Youngstown@gmail.com Join us for a celebration of April Fool’s with an evening of humor and play. Storytelling by Tom Beck. Open mic to follow–bring funny or playful work. We will also be celebrating National Sourdough Bread Day, so bring your favorite topping. It’s also, and we are not making this up, National Soylent Green Day. Haha yeah, we’ll be skipping that one. Wednesday, April 1 at the Soap Gallery, 1
We will meet in our office at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave. at 6:00, Thursday, June 20. Come to the door on the right, under the stone archway, and ring the buzzer. #WritersCritiqueGroup #stories #poetry #ShortStories #Essays #Fiction
Mary Grimm has had two books published, Left to Themselves (novel) and Stealing Time (story collection) – both by Random House. Currently, she is working on a dystopian novel about oldsters. She teaches fiction writing at Case Western Reserve University. Susan Grimm is the author of Almost Home (1997), Lake Erie Blue (2004), and Roughed Up by the Sun’s Mothering Tongue (2011). Her poetry has appeared in Blackbird, The Journal, South Dakota Review, Poetry East, and Tar River P
CALL FOR PROPOSALS FALL LITERARY FESTIVAL 2019 Lit Youngstown seeks proposals for presentations, workshops, craft talks and creative readings for our 3rd annual Fall Literary Festival to be held October 4-5 at Youngstown State University. The two-day festival will feature an acclaimed faculty: Nin Andrews (poetry), Christopher Barzak (fiction), Erica Cardwell (essay, creative nonfiction), Jill Christman (creative nonfiction), Michael Croley (fiction), George Ella Lyon (poetr
Celebrate the many exciting forms of literature with noted writers. The Lakeland Literary Festival is being held Nov. 30, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in HIVE in the H-Building.
Acclaimed writers and poets will present a variety of workshops in areas such as non-fiction, fiction, poetry, translation and publishing. There will also be a book fair with many presses, magazines and organizations.
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required for the wo
The first Wednesday of July falls on a holiday, so go make some noise and join us a week later for a truly wonderful evening. Stories by Tom Beck, Arthur Byrd, BeckyAnn Harker, Skye Hildebrand-Grapentine, Sue Hukari & Andrea Wells. Tom Beck lives on a working grain farm in Green Township. Tom is retired from The University of Akron where he served as an administrator and faculty member for 35 years. Tom also had an extensive career in radio and television broadcasting. Tom ha
October’s First Wednesday Series Reading features local writer Nancy Christie and J. Everett Prewitt of Cleveland. We’ll meet at the Soap Gallery this time, 117 S. Champion St., at 7:15. An open mic will follow, emceed by Venise Abell. J. Everett Prewitt is a Vietnam veteran and a former Army officer. He holds a B.A. from #Books #stories #prose #Nonfiction #ShortStories #Literature #Novels
With profound thanks to the Raymond J. Wean Foundation and to these twelve women in our community, we invite you to a reception cel Tuesday, December 13 at First Presbyterian Church, 201 Wick Avenue Youngstown.
Parking lot is behind the church; enter on Wood Avenue due to construction on Wick. Light refreshments will be served. Doors open 6:30 pm, program and staged reading from the book, 7 pm. If you wish to support the YWCA of Youngstown’s Make A Wish Gift program, bring a