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Every academic year the English Department at Ohio Northern University hosts visiting writers from around the country. Participants in our reading series publish in a wide range of genres and styles, including poetry, fiction, science fiction, and memoir. While on campus, visiting writers offer a public reading of their work (accompanied by select student readers) and conduct mentoring workshops with our students, offering real-world advice on the craft and business of writing.
You can see pictures from the events here.
Recent visiting authors include:
Jennifer Moore (poetry) Thursday, September 26th at 7:30pm in the Elzay Gallery
Tessa Mellas (fiction) Thursday, October 24th at 7:30pm in the Elzay Gallery
Jonterri Gadson (poetry) Thursday November 14th at 7:30pm in the Elzay Gallery
James Tadd Adcox (poet, author of The Map of the System of Human Knowledge)
Tobias Buckell (novelist, author of Arctic Rising)
Carol Drinkwater (memoirist and actress, author of The Olive Tree)
Simone Muench (author of Orange Crush)
Rebecca Lindenberg (poet, author of Love, An Index)
Ely Shipley (poet, author of Boy With Flowers)
Chris Abani (poet and novelist, author of Graceland)
Timothy O'keefe (poet, author of The Goodbye Town)