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.

We continue to add authors, so check back soon!

 

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Katherine Ziff

Katherine Ziff developed ArtBreak while working as an Ohio-licensed professional school counselor. At present she teaches in the graduate online counseling program at Wake Forest University. She also maintains a child therapy practice in Athens, Ohio. Ziff holds a doctorate in counselor education from Ohio University. She is also an exhibiting artist.Read More

Katherine Ziff developed ArtBreak while working as an Ohio-licensed professional school counselor. At present she teaches in the graduate online counseling program at Wake Forest University. She also maintains a child therapy practice in Athens, Ohio. Ziff holds a doctorate in counselor education from Ohio University. She is also an exhibiting artist.

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Neil Zurcher

Neil Zurcher originated “One Tank Trips” for Channel 8 in Cleveland in 1980, and he has been reporting on Ohio travel ever since. Called “One of the most respected and knowledgeable travel writers in the state” by former Ohio governor George Voinovich, Zurcher was inducted into the Ohio Broadcasters Hall of Fame and received their Living Legacy Award in 2007.…Read More

Neil Zurcher originated “One Tank Trips” for Channel 8 in Cleveland in 1980, and he has been reporting on Ohio travel ever since. Called “One of the most respected and knowledgeable travel writers in the state” by former Ohio governor George Voinovich, Zurcher was inducted into the Ohio Broadcasters Hall of Fame and received their Living Legacy Award in 2007. He has also received the Distinguished Service award from the Society of Professional Journalism and the Silver Circle award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He has written five books about Ohio, including “Ohio Oddities” and “Strange Tales from Ohio.”