Many of you enjoyed the reading and craft talk by Robert Olmstead
Savage Country. “For weeks countless swarms of locusts, brown-black and brick-yellow, darkened the air like ash from a great conflagration, their jaws biting all things for what could be eaten.”
You can find copies of the book at the Mahoning and Trumbull County libraries, YSU Maag Library via OhioLink, from the publisher, and at the YSU Barnes & Noble.
Food for Thought book discussion will be hosted by our community partner Cultivate Cafe, 901 Elm St., on Wednesday, January 9, from 6:00-7:00 pm. If you would like to order a bite to eat, please arrive well before the counter closes at 6:00. Haven’t read the book yet? No worries. Join us. Here are this series’ upcoming selections by writers who have recently visited the Valley:
February 13 (Nonfiction) Austin Channing Brown|I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made For Whiteness March 13 (Novel, Speculative Fiction) Kelly Link|Get in Trouble April 10 (Memoir) Scott Simon|Unforgettable May 15 (Nonfiction) Cokie Roberts|Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation