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    Dec. 03, 2018

    Poetry reviews

    We can all use a little more poetry in our lives … maybe a LOT more poetry. And since we want everyone who reads the Ohioana Quarterly to become familiar with our Ohio poets, we want more poetry reviews. We’ve been thinking about how to get more of those reviews into the OQ, so we’re taking a moment here in ... Read More
    Nov. 26, 2018

    #GivingTuesday

    Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday, an inspiring day of generosity across the globe. We hope you’ll support your favorite nonprofit organizations, including the Ohioana Library Association. Celebrating its 90th anniversary in 2019, Ohioana connects thousands of readers with Ohio writers through programs including the Ohioana Book Festival, the Ohioana Awards, and the Ohioana Quarterly, and promotes our state as one of America’s great ... Read More
    Nov. 21, 2018

    ‘Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving

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    Authors
    Holidays
    …and Ohioana is feeling thankful! 2018 has been a banner year for the Ohioana Library Association. To our supporters, partners, patrons, friends, volunteers, board, staff, and fans, we cannot thank you enough for continuing to support Ohioana year after year. As we head into Ohioana’s 90th Anniversary year, we hope to continue to bring together Ohio readers and writers with ... Read More
    Oct. 17, 2018

    The 77th Annual Ohioana Awards

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    Authors
    Awards
    It’s nearly here! Tomorrow night is the 77th Annual Ohioana Award ceremony, to be held at the Ohio Statehouse. This year’s crop of winners joins a prestigious club that includes such notable authors as Mary Doria Russell, Wil Haygood, Paula McClain, Toni Morrison, and Anthony Doerr. The Ohioana Book Awards are the second oldest, and among the most prestigious, state ... Read More
    Oct. 09, 2018

    Reviewers Wanted!

    Have you ever wanted to tell everyone about a book that you really, really like? Maybe the book hasn’t gotten enough attention. Maybe the book’s Ohio connection isn’t very well known and you’d like to fix that. Now’s your chance to spread the word: become a reviewer for the Ohioana Quarterly and let the world know about great books! The ... Read More
    Sep. 26, 2018

    Banned Books Week 2018

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    David's Blog
    It’s Banned Books Week! BBW is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings ... Read More
    Sep. 14, 2018

    Fall Into Literature

    Although autumn doesn’t officially start until September 22nd, it certainly already feels as if the seasons have changed. The chilly, rainy weather of this past week might bring to mind thoughts of changing leaves, pumpkin pie and shorter days. Here at Ohioana, it also reminds us of the myriad of literary events that happen around the state during the autumn. ... Read More
    Aug. 31, 2018

    The “Dog Days” of Summer

    It’s hard to believe summer is almost over! Though the calendar says there are still a few weeks left, many Ohio schools are already back in session. With Labor Day marking the unofficial end of summer, we thought we would take a look at some great books to enjoy during these final “dog days” of summer. Most people tend to ... Read More