During the week before the Ohioana Book Festival, authors participate in community outreach programming, many of which are free and open to the public.

** These events are open to the public.

Thursday, May 3:

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Robin Yocum
The Ohio State University – Thompson Library Room 202**
Columbus, Ohio

Monday, May 7:
Michael J. Rosen
Columbus School for Girls
Bexley, Ohio

Tuesday, May 8:
4:00 -5:30 p.m.
Nancy Petro
Ohioana/State Library of Ohio**
274 E. First Ave.
Columbus, Ohio

Wednesday, May 9:
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Donald Ray Pollock
Peggy McConnell Art Center**
777 Evening St.
Worthington, Ohio

Thursday, May 10:
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Tom Batiuk
The Laughing Ogre**
4258 N. High St.
Columbus, Ohio

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Elise Meyers Walker
Barnes & Noble – Lennox Town Center**
1739 Olentangy River Rd.
Columbus, Ohio

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Les Roberts
Barnes & Noble – Easton Town Center**
Easton Town Center
4005 Townsfair Way
Columbus, Ohio


Broadcasts with Ohioana Book Festival authors:

Thursday, May 10:
11 a.m. – 12 noon
WOSU-FM 89.7
All Sides with Ann Fisher
Guests:  Tom Batiuk, Cinda Williams Chima, Casey Daniels

11 a.m. – 12 noon
Morning Exchange with Amy Billerman
Guests:  Nancy Roe Pimm, Donald Ray Pollock