Ohio’s rich literary heritage is evidenced by many of the authors who have called it home, including novelists Sherwood Anderson, Louis Bromfield, Zane Grey, and Harriet Beecher Stowe; poets Rita Dove, Paul Laurence Dunbar, and Nikki Giovanni; and children’s writers Mildred Wirt Benson (Carolyn Keene), Lois Lenski, Margaret Peterson Haddix, Robert McCloskey, and R.L. Stine.

Ohio Author Profiles