The 2012 Ohioana Book Festival is just over two weeks away, but you can join some of the Festival authors during their community outreach BEFORE the Festival! During the week leading up to the Festival, some of our authors will be reading, presenting, and be interviewed in programming that is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
On Thursday, May 3 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Join Robin Yocum as he reads from his new novel Favorite Sons at the OSU ReadAloud!
The Ohio State University – Thompson Library Room 202, Columbus, Ohio.
On Tuesday, May 8 from 4:00 -5:30 p.m. Nancy Petro will be reading from and discussing her book False Justice at the Ohioana Library and the State Library of Ohio – 274 E. First Ave., Columbus, Ohio
Wednesday, May 9 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., Donald Ray Pollock will be at the Peggy McConnell Art Center, 777 Evening St., Worthington, Ohio reading from The Devil All the Time.
On Thursday, May 10 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Cartoonist Tom Batiuk will be at Laughing Ogre Comics, 4258 N. High St., Columbus, Ohio; from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Elise Meyers Walker will be discussing her book Look to Lazarus at the Lennox Center Barnes & Noble, 1739 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus, Ohio; and from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., mystery writer Les Roberts will be sharing Detective Milan Jacovich’s cases at the Easton Barnes & Noble, Easton Town Center, 4005 Townsfair Way, Columbus, Ohio.
OBF ON THE AIR!
You can listen to broadcasts with Ohioana Book Festival authors:
On Thursday, May 10 from 11 a.m. – 12 noon catch authors Tom Batiuk, Cinda Williams Chima, and Casey Daniels on WOSU-FM 89.7’s All Sides with Ann Fisher. At the same time, Nancy Roe Pimm and Donald Ray Pollock will be on VOICECorps‘ Morning Exchange with Amy Billerman. Both programs will air from 11a.m. – 12 noon and will also be recorded as podcasts!