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Past Fall Festivals

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2021 Lit Fest

Conference Theme: “Our Shared Story”


Featured Writers: Jan Beatty (memoirist & poet), Teri Ellen Cross Davis (poet), Matt Forrest Esenwine (children’s author), Bonnie Proudfoot (novelist & poet), & Mike Geither (playwright)

Lou Yuhasz Memorial Scholarship Winner: Anastasios Mihalopoulos

 

Sponsors & Partners: Centofanti Foundation, The Nathalie & James Andrews Foundation, Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts, Ohio Arts Council,  WYSU, Youngstown State University Beeghly College of Liberal Arts, Social Sciences & Education, Youngstown State University Department of English & World Languages

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2020 Lit Fest

Cynthia Atkins, Quincy Flowers, David Giffels, Janet Wong

 

Sponsors & Partners: The Nathalie & James Andrews Foundation, Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, Mac’s Backs, Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts, Ohio Arts Council, Ohio Humanities, WYSU, Youngstown Foundation, Youngstown State University Beeghly College of Liberal Arts, Social Sciences & Education, Youngstown State University Center for Judaic & Holocaust Studies, Youngstown State University Department of English & World Languages

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2019 Lit Fest

Nin Andrews, Christopher Barzak, Erica Cardwell, Jill Christman, Michael Croley, George Ella Lyon, Philip Memmer, Philip Metres

 

Lou Yuhasz Memorial Scholarship Winner: Steven Caumo

 

Sponsors & Partners: The Nathalie & James Andrews Foundation, Lesley Nneka Arimah, Nancy Beeghly, Barbara Brothers, Marion Boyer, Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, Liz Hill, Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts, Ohio Arts Council, Ohio Humanities, Purple Cat, Sojourn to the Past, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Youngstown Foundation, Youngstown State University Department of English, Youngstown State University Department of Women & Gender Studies, Youngstown State University English Department

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2018 Lit Fest

Lesley Nneka Arimah, Jeanne Dutton, Jon Kerstetter, Jacqueline Lipton, Dave Lucas, Craig Paulenich, Judith Vollmer

 

Lou Yuhasz Memorial Scholarship Winner: DT Dillon

 

Sponsors & Partners: The Nathalie & James Andrews Foundation, Nancy Beeghly, Liz Hill, Kent State University Wick Poetry Center, Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts, Ohio Arts Council, Purple Cat, Sojourn to the Past, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Youngstown State University College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Youngstown State University Department of Women & Gender Studies, Youngstown State University English Department

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2017 Lit Fest

Nin Andrews, Kelly Bancroft, Suzana H. Case, Denise Duhamel, Robert Olmstead, Bill Soldan, Margo Taft Stever 

 

Sponsors & Partners: Nathalie & James Andrews Foundation, Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, St. John’s Episcopal Church