Literature

Lit Youngstown: Mary & Susan Grimm

Lit Youngstown presents a poetry and prose reading by Mary and Susan Grimm, Wednesday, June 5 at 7:00 at the Soap Gallery in downtown Youngstown. The reading is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

Lit Youngstown: De Blas, Kaiser & St. Germain

Lit Youngstown presents a reading by Bonne De Blas, Monica Kaiser and Sheryl St. Germain, on Wednesday, May 1 at 7:00 at the Soap Gallery in downtown Youngstown. The reading is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

YSU English Department: Gibbons Ruark

The YSU English Department presents a free poetry reading by American poet Gibbons Ruark, on Tuesday, April 16, 4:30 pm, in the Bresnahan Suites of YSU's Kilcawley Center. Ruark will be reading from his most recent collection, The Road to Ballyvaughan, poems inspired by Ireland. 

Lit Youngstown: Joanne Lehman & Sarah M. Wells

Lit Youngstown presents a reading by Joanne Lehman and Sarah Wells Wednesday, April 3 at 7:00 at the Soap Gallery in downtown Youngstown. The reading is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

Lit Youngstown: Russ Brickey & Tanya Pilumeli

Lit Youngstown presents a reading by Tanya Pilumeli of Painesville, and YSU English professor Russ Brickey, on Wednesday, March 6 at 7:00 at the Soap Gallery in downtown Youngstown. The reading is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

 

McKinley Memorial Library: Presidents' Day Storytime

McKinley Memorial Library presents a Presidents’ Day Storytime at the McKinley Birthplace Home, on Monday, February 18 at 1 PM. This special storytime will feature special guest readers President McKinley, done by Mike Wilson; Representative Glenn Holmes; and Senator Sean O’Brien. The McKinley Birthplace Home is located at 40 S. Main St. in Niles. More information at mcklib.org.

YSU Black History Month: I Am Not Your Negro - A Celebration of James Baldwin

YSU Black History Month presents I Am Not Your Negro- A Celebration of James Baldwin on Saturday, February 23rd at 12:30 pm, at the East Branch of The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County. This celebration includes a showing of I Am Not Your Negro, 2016 award winning documentary directed by Raoul Peck, based on James Baldwin’s unfinished manuscript, Remember This House

Lit Youngstown: Winter Writing Camp

Lit Youngstown is hosting an day-long Winter Writing Camp for writers and storytellers of all ages on Saturday February 16 at St. John's Episcopal Church and the main library on Wick Avenue, in Youngstown.  More information about this free event at lityoungstown,org.  

Lit Youngstown: Poet Marion Boyer, Fiction Writer Arya F. Jenkins, Live Jazz

Lit Youngstown presents a reading by Marion Starling Boyer and Arya (aria) F. Jenkins Wednesday January 2 at 7:00 pm, The Soap Gallery on S. Champion St. in downtown Youngstown. Live jazz will follow the reading, performed by YSU Dana students Matt Jackson & Dan Mihelarakis (miller-ah-kis). More information at LitYoungstown.org.

Lit Youngstown: Poets Clarissa Jakobsons and Barbara Sabol

Lit Youngstown presents an evening of poetry with Clarissa Jakobsons and Barbara Sabol (SAY ble), Wednesday November 7 at 7:00 pm, at The Soap Gallery on S. Champion St. in downtown Youngstown. Open mic emceed by Lidia Cornelio. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

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