Creative Writing Workshop with Sara Abou Rashed – Sequence

Riffe Center 77 S. High Street, Columbus, Oh

Join Sara for an IN PERSON inspiring writing workshop, that explores the Riffe Gallery’s exhibition Sequence. Seats are limited -- groups can register for up to 5 tickets. Sara Abou […]

60 Songs That Explain the ’90s: Author Visit with Rob Harvilla

Westerville Public Library 126 S State St, Westerville, OH, United States

60 Songs That Explain the '90s: Author Visit with Rob Harvilla Thursday, May 2, 2024 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Westerville Public Library Uptown Meeting Rooms A and B (Combined) Description From […]

Ohio Writers’ Conference

OSU-Fawcett Center 2400 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH

Ohio Writers' Conference OWA will hold a writers conference on May 4, 2024, at the Fawcett Center at The Ohio State University. Presentations to include topics like using an AI […]

Storytime with Authors Carlotta Penn and Debbie Rigaud

Cover to Cover Books for Young Readers 2116 Arlington Avenue, Columbus, OH, United States

Join us for a very special storytime with author Dr. Carlotta Penn and Debbie Rigaud in celebration of their lauded picture book, Step by Step!: How the Lincoln School Marchers Blazed […]

Free Comic Book Day

Wheatberry Books 41 South Paint Street, Chillicothe, OH, United States

Infinite Machine Comics will be handing out free comic books while supplies last.

An Evening with Author Lindsay Bonilla

Cover to Cover Books for Young Readers 2116 Arlington Avenue, Columbus, OH, United States

Join us in welcoming back author Lindsay Bonilla in celebration of her latest picture book, The Storyteller! Griffin’s grandmother spins the most marvelous stories, from breathtaking fairy tales to fascinating […]

Project Narrative presents Mari Hatavara

Virtual

On Tuesday, May 7th, Project Narrative will be hosting a hybrid event with Mari Hatavara! This event will take place at 2:30 PM (EST) in Denney Hall 311 and will also be accessible through Zoom (see information below). Applying Narrative […]

Gaynor Lecture featuring Rick Richman

JCC of Greater Columbus - Schottenstein Rooms 1125 College Avenue, Columbus, Oh

Join us for the Annual Gaynor Lecture program featuring Rick Richman who will be discussing his new book 'And None Shall Make Them Afraid: Eight Stories of the Modern State […]

Gaynor Lecture featuring Rick Richman

JCC of Greater Columbus - Schottenstein Rooms 1125 College Avenue, Columbus, Oh

Join us for the Annual Gaynor Lecture program featuring Rick Richman who will be discussing his new book 'And None Shall Make Them Afraid: Eight Stories of the Modern State […]

Women of Color Writing Circle

Zora's House 1311 Summit St., Columbus, OH

The Zora’s House Writing Circle is a monthly collective of women of color writers, each committed to a specific writing project or regular writing practice. Regardless of your genre or […]

Author Visit: Josh Fun

Columbus Metropolitan Library- New Albany 200 Market Street, New Albany, Oh

Join us for a storytime, discussion and Q&A with author Josh Funk New Albany branch Meeting room 1 https://www.joshfunkbooks.com/

Book Loft Presents Philip Eil

The Book Loft of German Village 631 S 3rd Street, Columbus, OH, United States

RSVP is appreciated but not required An obsessive true crime investigation of a bizarre and unlikely perpetrator, who's serving the opioid epidemic's longest term for illegal prescriptions -- four life […]

The Aldus Society: Sarah Neville

Thurber Center 91 Jefferson Avenue, Columbus, OH, United States

Welcome to your Central Ohio connection for book lovers. The Aldus Society brings literary events and programming to book lovers and educational opportunities to members. Some of our members are […]

Talk on Book Cover Designer Margaret Armstrong by Madison Good

Thurber Center 91 Jefferson Avenue, Columbus, OH, United States

Join us for a talk about the late 19th and early 20th-century book cover designer and illustrator, Margaret Armstrong, one of the most recognized and celebrated book artists of her […]

Cheyenne Van Langvelde Book Launch Event

Griffey's Book Emporium 4 Troy Road, Delaware, OH, United States

Join us in celebrating the launch of local author Cheyenne Van Langevelde's latest novel Urram: Rekindled Hope. Urram is the second book in the Princess of the Highlands trilogy, a […]

Author Visit: Bobbi Maleszewski

Paragraphs Bookstore 229 S Main Street, Mt. Vernon, OH, United States

We are so excited to be welcoming Bobbi Maleszewski back to Paragraphs Bookstore for an author event with her new title, Lucy Lou and Layla Too! Bobbi will be at Paragraphs Bookstore on Saturday, […]

Josh Funk at Cover to Cover

Cover to Cover Books for Young Readers 2116 Arlington Avenue, Columbus, OH, United States

We are excited to welcome author Josh Funk in celebration of his lates picture book, Dear Unicorn! By day, Josh Funk writes C++, Java Code, and Python scripts as a […]

Meet The Author: E. R. Browning

Wheatberry Books 41 South Paint Street, Chillicothe, OH, United States

Meet The Author: E. R. Browning Saturday, May 11, 2024 12:00 PM  2:00 PM Wheatberry Books (map) Stop by and meet author E.R. Browning who just released the second in her series […]

Wonders on the Web: Author Sarah Rose Discusses Spiders!

CML-Whetstone 3909 North High Street, Columbus, OH, United States

Hear author Sarah Rose (Princeton Field Guides: Spiders of North America) highlight interesting facts about spiders. Explore why we should love having spiders around. (Whetstone meeting room)

Plan your summer family fun with Author Matthew Caracciolo

Columbus Metropolitan Library - Dublin Branch 75 N. High St., Dublin, Ohio

Looking for adventures for your family this summer? Join the author of Moon Ohio: Getaway Ideas, Outdoor Adventure & Family Fun, Creative Cuisine & Culture as he shares ideas for travel […]

The Kahiki Scrapbook: Author David Meyers

Westerville Public Library 126 S State St, Westerville, OH, United States

The Kahiki Scrapbook: Author David Meyers Thursday, May 16, 2024 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Westerville Public Library Uptown Meeting Room A Description Meet local author David Meyers as he talks about The Kahiki […]

Book Loft presents Jeffrey D. Barbieri

The Book Loft of German Village 631 S 3rd Street, Columbus, OH, United States

RSVP is appreciated but not required Jeffrey is dedicated to Internet Security and is a Computer Forensic Examiner and is licensed as a Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator who is Board […]

READING: Diego Gerard Morrison

Two Dollar Radio HQ 1124 Parsons Ave, Columbus, Ohio, United States

Join us as we welcome Diego Gerard Morrison to the Unicorn Stage to read from their new Two Dollar Radio novel, Pages of Mourning. Pages of Mourning is a stunning achievement, […]

Newark Book Fest

Canal Market District 25 E Canal St, Newark, Oh

An active and busy festival created by Licking County Writes! Up-to-date information can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/people/Newark-Book-Fest/100095226293603/ NEWARK BOOK FEST FREE ENTRY MAY 18, 2024 OPEN 10 AM-3PM *80+ LOCAL […]

The Long and Winding Phone

Columbus Metropolitan Library - Dublin Branch 75 N. High St., Dublin, Ohio

For years, journalist Helen Marketti has interviewed famous musicians and TV personalities. Join us as she shares her most memorable chats including those that inspired her book about The Beatles! […]

Lisa Scottoline: 2024 Carnegie Author Series

Columbus Metropolitan Library - Main Library 96 S. Grant Avenue, Columbus, OH, United States

Lisa Scottoline | Sunday, May 19 at 2 p.m The event is free, but registration is required. Seating begins at 1:30 p.m. Parking in Main Library’s attached garage will be free. CML’s […]

#1 NYT Bestselling Thriller Author Harlan Coben

OHIO DOMINICAN UNIVERSITY - MATESICH THEATRE IN ERSKINE HALL 1216 SUNBURY RD, Columbus, OH, United States

#1 New York Times Bestselling Thriller Author Harlan Coben TUESDAY, MAY 21ST AT 7:00 PM ET AT OHIO DOMINICAN UNIVERSITY’S MATESICH THEATRE (ERSKINE HALL) You will have the opportunity to […]

Rebecca F. Kuang: A Virtual Event

Virtual

We welcome you to register for a thrilling conversation with Rebecca F. Kuang (R.F. Kuang) as she chats with us about her New York Times bestselling novel, Yellowface. Yellowface grapples with questions of diversity, racism, […]

Author Visit: Mark Sebastian Jordan

Public Library of Mount Vernon & Knox County 201 North Mulberry St., Mt. Vernon, United States

  When: Tue, May 21, 7pm – 8pm Where: Public Library of Mount Vernon & Knox County, 201 N Mulberry St, Mt Vernon, OH 43050, USA (map) Description: Join us […]

Book Loft presents Rebecca Thorne

The Book Loft of German Village 631 S 3rd Street, Columbus, OH, United States

RSVP is appreciated but not required An in-store event with cozy fantasy author, Rebecca Thorne ----------------------------------------------------------------- Rebecca Thorne is an author of all things fantasy, sci-fi, and romantic, such as […]

SUMMER FUN BOOK SWAP FOR KIDS

Beanbag Books 25 W Winter St, Delaware, OH, United States

This event includes picture books through Young Adult Novels. Arrive at 5:00pm to drop off your 5 "like new" books. The Beanbag Books team will sort them on tables by […]

Frederick Aldama at Cover to Cover

Cover to Cover Books for Young Readers 2116 Arlington Avenue, Columbus, OH, United States

We are thrilled to welcome back author Frederick Luis Aldama in celebration of two new books, Through Fences and The Absolutely (Almost) True Adventures Of Max Rodriguez. Through Fences (ages […]

The Thurber Prize for American Humor Awards Show

Columbus Museum of Art 480 E Broad St, Columbus, OH, United States

Years of experience in one night of humor. Awarded annually, The Thurber Prize for American Humor is one of the highest recognitions of the art of humor writing in the United States. […]

Plain City Writing Group

Plain City Library

Join us for a discussion on how to write compelling characters. The Plain City Writing Group is a writing workshop for teen and adult writers of all experience levels and […]

Book Signins with Maggie Smith: First come, First Serve

Gramercy Books Bexley 2424 East Main Street, Bexley, Ohio

Book Signing with Maggie Smith to celebrate paperback release of You Could Make This Place Beautiful Book Signing with Maggie Smith Meet and chat with noted poet and essayist Maggie Smith for […]

Bexley Centennial Author Series

Bexley Public Library 2411 East Main Street, Bexley, OH, United States

Join us for an evening of inspiration and conversation with two beloved and celebrated poets and authors, Hanif Abdurraqib and Franny Choi, as they discuss life, libraries, and what drives […]

Book Loft presents Thao Thai

The Book Loft of German Village 631 S 3rd Street, Columbus, OH, United States

RSVP APPRECIATED BUT NOT REQUIRED A TODAY Show #ReadWithJenna Book Club Pick "A riveting mother-daughter tale." — Elle "Radiant. … An intimate account of one family’s planting of roots in American soil […]

Thurber House presents Mo Rocca

Columbus College of Art and Design OH, United States

CBS Sunday Morning Correspondent, TV Host & NYT Bestselling Author Mo Rocca TUESDAY, JUNE 25 AT 7;00 PM ET AT THE COLUMBUS COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN (CCAD) JOSEPH V. […]

Ohio Authors Book Fair

Destination Outlets 800 Factory Shops Blvd., Jeffersonville, OH, United States

Join local authors at Destination Outlets and get your next best read! Children are welcome to participate in a scavenger hunt to earn treats! Questions can be emailed to news@writenowcolumbus.com.

Creative Writing for the Aspiring Worldbuilder

Marion Public Library 445 E Church St, Marion, Ohio

Creative Writing for the Aspiring Worldbuilder Saturday, June 1 & Saturday, June 15 from 10:30 - 11:30 am Program Room Are you a writer? Are you seeking new techniques and […]

Into the Springs Writers Workshop

Mills Park Hotel

Learn more about the Ohio Audiobook Narrators here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1lGdSpxW92vpikZYHCz3p8u7tdXQ_iW9w/view?usp=sharing

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