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Loren Long Illustrates the New Children’s Book by Amanda Gorman

The Cincinnati artist discusses Gorman’s poetry phenomenon, his relationship with famous writers, and how ArtWorks’ public murals have inspired him.

Your Summer Reading List

Check out these 10 books written by local authors when you’re looking for a new read to dive into this summer.

Jack Shuler Explores the Human Cost of Ohio’s Overdose Crisis

"The war on drugs hasn’t worked," says the Denison journalism professor about his new book, "This Is Ohio," which follows Ohioans working through poverty, heartache, prison, and bureaucracy.

David Bell’s New Murder Mystery Has an Academic Twist

His lead character in "Kill All Your Darlings" is a college writing professor who publishes a novel that connects to an unsolved murder. Is it a case of art imitating life?

Marian Spencer’s Sculpture Is Unveiled on the Riverfront

Edward Spencer, her son, shared a poem he’d written about her trailblazing life at last weekend’s dedication.

John Young Evokes the Rural Midwest in a New Short Story Collection

The marketing writer-turned-author explores rural beauty and danger, the drama of middle-age, and what’s coming next.