Ohio Author Profiles
Ohio has a rich literary heritage as well as some wonderful contemporary authors. Learn more about them here! You can sort by various categories and see who has participated in our annual book festival by using the category search on the left, or search by keyword (including partial author names) by using the search field on the right.
If you would like to know which Ohio authors and illustrators are available for school and library visits or workshops, visit our School & Library Visits page here.
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D. Rose Eder
D. Rose Elder teaches ethnomusicology and humanities at Ohio State-ATI, Wooster OH. Growing up in Shaker Heights, the experience of meeting real Shakers as well as members of other surrounding religious communities resulted in her lifelong interest in how a religion influences the daily lives of its practitioners. Her current research is based in Ghana, West Africa, where she annually leads an Ohio State-ATI study abroad tour. Her spouse Peter teaches at Kenyon College and her three wonderful children live and work in Columbus and Wooster.
Harmony Evans lives in Cleveland, Ohio, and is a single mom to a beautiful daughter who makes her grateful for life daily. Evans is an award-winning author for Harlequin Kimani Romance, the leading publisher of African-American romance. Evans was a 2012 Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Awards Double-Finalist (“First Series Romance” and “Kimani Romance”), and was the recipient of the 2013 Romance Slam Jam Emma Award for “Debut Author of the Year.” She is a member of Romance Writers of America. See more at http://www.harmonyevans.com/