Literature

David Giffels Reads From Barnstorming Ohio

 

David Giffels will read from his book Barnstorming Ohio: To Understand America at Lit Youngstown’s Fall Literary Festival on Saturday, September 26 at 7:00. The reading, hosted by Tim Francisco, is co-sponsored by WYSU and will be livestreamed on Lit Youngstown’s YouTube Channel. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

 

 

Lit Youngstown Festival Keynote: David Giffels

 

David Giffels will deliver Lit Youngstown’s Fall Literary Festival keynote on Friday, September 25 at 1:00. The talk, “Thank You Cleveland Good Night: How the reluctant writer becomes a performer” is co-sponsored by WYSU and will be livestreamed on Lit Youngstown’s YouTube Channel. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

 

Lit Youngstown's Virtual Fall Literary Festival

The Lit Youngstown's Virtual Fall Literary Festival takes place from Thursday, September 24th through Saturday, September 26. This year’s theme is In Many Tongues: Constituents of the Barbaric Yawp.  Lit Youngstown's full fall festival schedule, and event registration, is available at "Lit Youngstown dot org.

YSU Alumni and Friends Virtual Book Club Discussion of 'The Martian'

The YSU Alumni and Friends Virtual Book Club will discuss the book 'The Martian' by Andy Weir at their next virtual meeting on Tuesday, August 25 at 7:00 p.m. This will be a Facebook Live event on the YSU Alumni and Friends Virtual Book Club page.

[Panelists will be:

- Bridgid Cassin '19, Library Assistant, Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County 

- Colleen Duchon '02, Reference Librarian, Health & Human Services at Maag Library                                                 

- Starr Jones, Library Supervisor, PLYMC 

YSU Alumni and Events: YSU LGBTQ+ Alumni Group Book Discussion

The new YSU LGBTQ+ alumni group will hold its first event, a virtual discussion of Sorted: Growing Up, Coming Out and Finding My Place, by Jackson Bird. The discussion will be held in Webex on Tuesday, September 15 at 7:00 p.m. For meeting link, and more information, send an email to habelgin@ysu.edu

Lit Youngstown: William Heath & Susan Petrone

 

Lit Youngstown presents a reading by William Heath of Maryland and Susan Petrone of Cleveland, both Youngstown natives, Wednesday, September 2 at 7:00 on Zoom and Facebook Live. An open mic will follow. The reading is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

 

Lit Youngstown's Virtual Fall Literary Festival: Keynote Address

The keynote at Lit Youngstown's Virtual Fall Literary Festival – "Thank You Cleveland Good Night: How the Reluctant Writer Becomes a Performer" – will be delivered by David Giffels, via YouTube Live, on Friday, September 25th at 1 pm. 88.5 WYSU-FM is pleased to be a co-sponsor of the keynote. Lit Youngstown's full fall festival schedule, and event registration, is available at "Lit Youngstown dot org."

YSU Office of Alumni and Events: Alumni and Friends Virtual Book Club Discussion: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

The YSU Alumni and Friends Virtual Book Club will discuss Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson as its July selection, on Tuesday, June 28th, at 7 pm. The discussion panel will share their thoughts and respond to questions submitted in the Facebook comments. Join the discussion on the YSU Virtual Club Facebook Page.

Email habelgin@ysu.edu with questions. 

Lit Youngstown: Teen Writers Workshop

Lit Youngstown will host a writing workshop for teens Monday, July 13 at 7:00 on Zoom. The free workshop is for teens only, led by Carrie George of the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

Lit Youngstown: Ted Lardner & Kathleen Strafford

Lit Youngstown presents a reading by poets Ted Lardner of Cleveland and Kathleen Strafford of England, Wednesday, August 5 at 7:00 on Zoom and Facebook Live. An open mic will follow. The reading is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

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