Literary Arts

The Mercantile Library

The Mercantile Library

The Black Agenda Cincinnati

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Books by the Banks | Duke Energy Center.

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The Booksellers on Fountain Square | 505 Vine St., 1st floor, Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-258-2038

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Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio | 7162 Reading Rd., Suite 600, Cincinnati, OH 45237. 513-672-3702 

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Chase Public | 1569 Chase Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45223. 513-426-6500

  • Jan. 15, 7-9 p.m. “DUETDUET vol 2,” book release and readings by Cincinnatians Madge Maril, Bethany Lewis and more

Cincinnati Museum Center | 1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203. 513-287-7000

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Clifton Cultural Arts Center | 3711 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220. 513-497-2860

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Covington Writers Group | Kenton County Library, 502 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41011

  • 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Twice-monthly workshop

Dos Madres Press | Arnold’s Bar & Grill, downtown. 

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Holocaust and Humanity Center | 8401 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45236. 513-487-3055

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Jewish Family Service of Cincinnati | 8487 Ridge Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45236 

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Joseph-Beth Booksellers | 2692 Madison Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45208. 513-396-8960 

  • Jan. 13, 11 a.m. “Love,” authors Matt de la Peña and Loren Long
  • Jan. 27, 7 p.m. “A Good Cry: What We Learn from Tears and Laughter,” author Nikki Giovanni
  • Jan. 30, 7 p.m. “Blind Injustice: A Former Prosecutor Exposes the Psychology and Politics of Wrongful Convictions,” author Mark Godsey
  • Feb. 6, 7 p.m. “Beautiful Broken Hearts,” discussion with Kami Garcia with special guests Emery Lord and Katie McGarry
  • Feb. 8, 7 p.m. “I’ve Got This Round: More Tales of Debauchery,” presented by Mamrie Hart
  • Feb. 13, 7 p.m. “All the Castles Burned,” discussion and signing with author Michael Nye
  • Feb. 15, 7 p.m. “Archer’s Voice,” discussion and signing with author Mia Sheridan
  • March 19, 7 p.m. “Bygone Badass Broads: 52 Forgotten Women Who Changed the World,” author Mackenzi Lee

Mayerson JCC | 8485 Ridge Ave., Amberley. 513-761-7500 

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Mercantile Library | 414 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-621-0717

  • Jan. 16, 4-6 p.m. Annual meeting: Cincinnati history lecture by mixologist Molly Wellmann, 2018 season announcement
  • Feb. 6, 6 p.m. “The Mothers,” discussion and signing with author Brit Bennett (co-hosted by Joseph-Beth Booksellers)

Monastery Studio | 760 William Howard Taft Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45206

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Northern Kentucky University Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement | Louie B. Nunn Dr., Highland Heights, KY 41099 

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Pique | 210 W. Pike St., Covington, KY 41011. 859-322-9553

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Public Library of Cincinnati | 800 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-369-6900

  • Jan. 20, 2-3 p.m. Inside the Writers’ Heads with Emma Carlson Berne and Kurt Dinan the 2017 and 2018 Writers-in-Residence

Skirball Museum / Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion | 3101 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

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Thomas More College | 333 Thomas More Pkwy., Crestview Hills, KY 41017. 859-341-5800 

  • Jan. 24, 6-7:30 p.m. Kimberly Weir, associate professor of political science: “Unwrapping the Peanut Butter Cup” (at Behringer-Crawford Museum, Covington)
  • Feb. 22, 6-7 p.m. Charity Rust-Jordan, student/visual arts: “Art as Rx”
  • March 15, 6-7:30 p.m. Andrea Watkins, associate professor of history: “The Civil War Experience of Kentucky Women”
  • April 23, 6-7 p.m. William Bunch, student/technical theater and design: “Threading the Oceans”

Urban Appalachian Literary Salon Series | 329 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

  • Feb. 1, 7-9 p.m. Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel, “Appalachia: Stay or Go?”
  • March 1, 7-9 p.m. Being Out in Appalachia. Three LBGTQ Appalachian writers

Women Writing for a Change | 6906 Plainfield Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45236. 513-272-1171

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Word of Mouth Cincinnati | MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

  • Final Tuesdays. 7 p.m. Monthly poetry readings

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