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Poetry Reading: Stephanie Ginese and Taylor Byas

Poetry Reading: Stephanie Ginese and Taylor Byas

Join the Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library for a National Poetry Month reading featuring authors Stephanie Ginese (Lorain) and Taylor Byas (Cincinnati). 

About the readers: 

Stephanie Ginese is an author, instructor, and stand-up comedian from South Lorain, Ohio. Her debut collection of poetry, Unto Dogs, was released in July of 2022 on Grieveland. She is currently the inaugural writer-in-residence at ATNSC and a 2023 Cleveland Arts Prize recipient. She lives in Cleveland with her two children. She can be found at www.sginese.com

Dr. Taylor Byas, Ph.D. is a Black Chicago native currently living in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she is an Assistant Features Editor for The Rumpus, an Acquisitions Poetry Editor for Variant Literature, a member of the Beloit Poetry Journal Editorial Board, and a 2023-24 National Book Critics Emerging Fellow. She is the 1st place winner of the 2020 Poetry Super Highway, the 2020 Frontier Poetry Award for New Poets Contest, and the 2021 Adrienne Rich Poetry Prize. She is the author of the chapbook Bloodwarm from Variant Lit, a second chapbook, Shutter, from Madhouse Press, and her debut full-length, I Done Clicked My Heels Three Times from Soft Skull Press, which won the 2023 Maya Angelou Book Award and is shortlisted for the 2023 Chicago Review of Books Award in Poetry. She is also a coeditor of The Southern Poetry Anthology, Vol X: Alabama, forthcoming from Texas Review Press, and Poemhood: Our Black Revival, a YA anthology forthcoming from HarperCollins.

Saturday, April 27, 2024
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main 02 - 2nd Floor - Literature Department
Main Library - Downtown
All Ages
Author Visit

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