Literature

St. John's Episcopal Church: Carol Anderson, author of White Rage

St. John's Episcopal Church presents a talk by Dr. Carol Anderson, professor of African American Studies at Emory University, and author of New York Times Bestseller White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide, on Thursday, November 2, at 7:00 pm, at the church on Wick Avenue in Youngstown.  The talk is free and open to the public, no tickets required. [From the Civil War to our combustible present, White Rage reframes our continuing conversation about race, chronicling the powerful forces opposed to black progress in America.]

Lit Youngstown Presents Kevin Haworth & Steven Reese

Lit Youngstown presents a reading by essayist & novelist Kevin Haworth and poet Steven Reese on Wednesday November 1, at 7:15 pm, The Soap Gallery on S. Champion St. in downtown Youngstown. Open mic will follow. The event is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

 

Community Library of the Shenango Valley: Fall Fling at the Library

The Community Library of the Shenango Valley is inviting listeners from Sharon, Hermitage, Sharpsville & Farrel to the Fall Fling at the library on Thursday, October 19th, 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Enjoy food from local restaurants, wine, beer and great Chinese raffle baskets.  Tickets are $25 and may be purchased at the library or on their website: clsv.net.

Soap Gallery, Opera Western Reserve, Lit Youngstown: Highland Fling

The Soap Gallery, Opera Western Reserve, and Lit Youngstown are presenting the Scottish-flavored Highland Fling, an evening of art, music, and literature, at 6:00 pm on Friday, October 13th at The Soap Gallery, 117 South Champion Street, in downtown Youngstown. The Highland Fling precedes Opera Western Reserve’s November 10th production of Donizetti’s opera, Lucia di Lammermoor.  Tickets available at operawesternreserve.org or soapgalleryyo.com.

Lit Youngstown: Nancy Christie & J. Everett Prewitt

Lit Youngstown presents a reading by short fiction writer Nancy Christie & novelist J. Everett Prewitt on Wednesday October 4, at 7:15 pm, The Soap Gallery on S. Champion St. in downtown Youngstown. Open mic will follow. The event is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

Lit Youngstown: Meg Johnson & Caryl Pagel

Lit Youngstown presents a reading by poets Meg Johnson & Caryl Pagel (PAY gul) on Wednesday September 6, at 7:00 pm, Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts on N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown. Open mic will follow, emceed by Ron Book. The event is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

Lit Youngstown: Ashburn, Craik & Irwin

Lit Youngstown presents a reading by poets Jen Ashburn, Roger Craik & Jason Irwin on Wednesday August 2, at 7:00 pm, Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts on N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown. Open mic will follow, emceed by Brandon Noel. The event is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

YWCA: Lit Youngstown & Artist Talk

Members of Lit Youngstown will share their poetry and several artists in the YWCA Women Artists: A Celebration! annual juried show will speak about their creative process, today at 5:00 pm, at the YWCA, on Rayen Avenue, in Youngstown.

Lit Youngstown: Borsenik, Nicely, Martinucci & Paulenich

Lit Youngstown presents a reading by poets Dianne Borsenik, Elliot Nicely, Luke Martinucci & Craig Paulenich at YSU’s Summer Festival of the Arts, Saturday July 8 at 2:00 in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center. These poets are finalists of the Words Made Visible poster project. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

 

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