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2021 Spring Literary Festival | March 17-19

2021 Spring Literary Festival | March 17-19

The English Department’s 2021 Spring Literary Festival is being held virtually from Wednesday, March 17, to Friday, March 19. Authors include Chris Abani, Nina Li Coomes, Ada Limón, Jason Schneiderman, and Lidia Yuknavitch. Wednesday, March 17 7:30 p.m. — A reading by Chris Abani, with a Q&A to follow. Join […]

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March 2, 2021 at 8:00 pmEvents

Lit Fest | The Artistry of Chris Abani: ‘What we know about how to be who we are comes from stories,’ March 17

Chris Abani

Chris Abani reads from his work on March 17 at 7:30 p.m. as part of Spring Literary Festival. By Candace Walsh Nigerian and American writer Chris Abani chooses and uses fiction, poetry, essays, and screenplays to tell bracing stories that have earned a Guggenheim Award, a PEN USA Freedom-to-Write Award, […]

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March 2, 2021 at 8:00 pmEvents

Lit Fest | Nina Li Coomes Brings Her Writings to OHIO, March 18

Nina Li Coomes

By Morgan Riedl Ohio University’s English Department virtually presents writer Nina Li Coomes for this year’s Spring Literary Festival at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 18. Coomes is a Japanese and American writer born in Nagoya and currently residing in Chicago, where she is a student at the Litowitz MFA […]

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March 2, 2021 at 7:45 pmEvents

Lit Fest | Homecoming Songs: the Poems of Ada Limón, March 18

Ada Limón

By Paul Pickering The English Department welcomes poet Ada Limón to the Spring Literary Festival to read from her work on Thursday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m. We are also delighted to follow the reading with a conversation with the poet Jason Schneiderman on Friday morning, March 19, at 10:30 a.m. […]

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March 2, 2021 at 7:45 pmEvents

Lit Fest | “Flawed, Furious, Bold, Tender”: the Creations of Lidia Yuknavitch, March 19

Lidia Yuknavitch

By Kay Keegan Ohio University’s English Department welcomes Lidia Yuknavitch to the annual Spring Literary Festival. Yuknavitch’s virtual Reading and Q&A will take place on Friday, March 19, at 2 p.m. Yuknavitch is a bestselling writer, who has most recently published Verge (2020), a short story collection that is equal […]

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March 2, 2021 at 7:30 pmEvents

Lit Fest | Equilibrium and Explosiveness in the Poetry of Jason Schneiderman, March 19

By Eric Steifel The English Department presents award-winning poet and essayist Jason Schneiderman as part of our upcoming Spring Literary Festival, where he will be in conversation and reading from his work on Thursday, March 19, at 10:30 am.. Schneiderman is the author of four books of poems: Hold Me […]

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March 2, 2021 at 7:30 pmEvents

CANCELED | 2020 Spring Literary Festival Is March 18-20

Note: This event has been canceled. The Ohio University Creative Writing program presents five visiting writers for the 35th annual Spring Literary Festival, March 18-20. Authors include Lauren Groff, Melissa Febos, Ada Limon, Anthony Marra, and Ira Sukrungruang. All readings and lectures are free and open to the public. The […]

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March 1, 2020 at 7:45 pmEvents