Literature

Lit Youngstown and the Hopewell Theatre: I Sing the Body Electric: Whitman's America in Words and Music

Lit Youngstown and the Hopewell Theatre present I Sing the Body Electric: Whitman's America in Words and Music, on Sunday, March 20 at 3:00 at the Hopewell Theatre, on Mahoning Avenue, in Youngstown. The event will feature poetry and journal entries written by America's iconic poet and the music of his day performed by the Youngstown Sheet & Tube Brass Quartet. Ticket information is available at lityoungstown.org or hopewelltheatre.org.


 

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Lit Youngstown Fantasy Book Club

 Lit Youngstown’s online Fantasy Book Club will discuss Game of Thrones Book, 1 by George RR Martin Saturday, March 19 at 1:00. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

 

 

Lit Youngstown Teen Writers Workshop

 Lit Youngstown will host an online teen writers workshop  Monday, March 14 from 7:00-8:30. Teens only, please. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

 

 

Lit Youngstown: World of Wonders

 Lit Youngstown will host a discussion on the book World of Wonders by poet and essayist Aimee Nezhukumatathil [na zhou kou ma ta TEAL], March 10 at 5:00 at the Michael Kusalaba Library, on Mahoning Avenue, in Youngstown. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

 

 

Lit Youngstown: Mitch James & Zach Savich

 Lit Youngstown presents a creative reading by Mitch James of Mentor and Zach Savich of Cleveland, Wednesday, March 2 at 7:00 at the Soap Gallery, in downtown Youngstown. Katie Urs will co-host the reading, followed by an open mic. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

 

 

McKinley Memorial Library: Close Calls: How Eleven US Presidents Escaped from the Brink of Death

The McKinley Memorial Library presents Close Calls: How Eleven US Presidents Escaped from the Brink of Death, on Saturday, February 19, at 11:00 am.  Drawing from his book of the same title, author Michael P. Spradlin will discuss U.S. presidents who survived life-or-death situations. Adults and children are welcome to attend this event in celebration of Presidents’ Day. Registration for this virtual program, at mcklib.orgor or (330) 652-1704, ext. 3. 

Lit Youngstown Winter Writing Camp

 

Registration closes February 13 for Lit Youngstown’s Winter Writing Camp, a free day of activities for writers ages 5 and up, on Saturday, February 26 at St. John’s Episcopal Church. Proof of vaccination is required. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

 

 

Lit Youngstown: James Baldwin's America

 Lit Youngstown will host a discussion on the book Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own, by Eddie Glaude (Glawd), February 10 at 5:00 pm. at the Michael Kusalaba Library, on Mahoning Avenue, in Youngstown. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

 

 

Lit Youngstown: Olney Magazine Reading

 

Lit Youngstown presents a creative reading by contributors to Olney Magazine, Wednesday, February 2 at 7:00. Daphne Carr will co-host the reading, followed by an open mic. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

 

Lit Youngstown: Samantha Imperi, Cassandra Lawton & Rachel Roberts

 

Lit Youngstown presents a creative reading by NEOMFA students Samantha Imperi of Cuyahoga Falls, Cassandra Lawton of Niles & Rachel Roberts of Akron, Wednesday, January 5 at 7:00. Adam Lee will co-host. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

 

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