Tag Archives: Ohio

Felicity: Poems by Mary Oliver

Ohio-born Mary Oliver first won me over with her Pulitzer Prize winning collection of poetry, American Primitive. Since then her poems have repeatedly taken my breath away by saying just the right phrase, saying just what I apparently needed to … Continue reading

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Ohioana Book Festival

Although the Ohioana Book Festival (taking place on April 23, 2016 in downtown Columbus, Ohio, USA) was celebrating its tenth anniversary, this was my first time at the event. Sponsored by the Ohioana Library Association, the Ohioana Book Festival featured

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Columbus State Writers’ Conference (Part II)

The second session I attended at The Columbus State Writers’ Conference was “Bootleg MFA.” In this workshop facilitator Sayuri Ayers explained the three main reasons one would want to get a MFA (Master of Fine Arts) degree:

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Columbus State Writers’ Conference (Part I)

Saturday, April 23, 2016 was an event-filled day for me, and for many other readers and writers in Columbus, Ohio (USA). On that day I had the good fortune of having not one, but two excellent conferences taking place in … Continue reading

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Tribute to a Teacher: Dr. Lloyd L. Mills

I wanted to thank him for what he’d done for me. I wanted to show my appreciation for having inspired me to keep writing poetry. But it was too late.

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Drawing for a Free Book!

              Win a free autographed book! During the month of October, 2014, anyone in the continental United States* who clicks to follow my blog will be entered in a drawing to win

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Spirited Ghost Hunter: An Interview with Chris Woodyard

Chris Woodyard, a native of Ohio (midwestern United States) is the leading authority on ghosts and haunted places in the state. Chris calls herself a “fortean” researcher: an explorer of paranormal phenomena. One may be a die-hard skeptic or believe … Continue reading

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