Own a Unique Piece of Artwork by Legendary Comics Creator Sina Grace!

The best-laid schemes of mice and men go often askew Robert Burns, poet Before the closures due to the pandemic, the Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library had planned a series of workshops and lectures in collaboration with Free Comic Book Day 2020 at Carol & John’s Comic Book Shop in Cleveland, Ohio. (The same business highlighted by Gov. Dewine for…

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One-on-one with Comics Creator Sina Grace Before Flaming River Con

Whitney Porter, the Ohio Center for the Book’s new Scholar-in-Residence, is kicking off her role by interviewing comics creator Sina Grace. Grace, the creator of Iceman, Nothing Lasts Forever, and Self-Obsessed, will appear this Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Flaming River Con. Porter is a Ph.D. candidate in English and a teaching fellow at Kent State University. In her Scholar-in-Residence application, she expressed an interest in working with the Get Graphic! comic discussion…

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Moonpenny Island Represents Ohio at National Book Festival

The Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library selected Moonpenny Island by Cleveland author Tricia Springstubb (HarperCollins, 2015) to represent Ohio’s literary heritage at the 2017 Library of Congress National Book Festival, which will be held September 2 in Washington, DC. Springstubb’s middle-grade novel surrounds a young protagonist who lives on Moonpenny Island, a setting inspired by a real-life island…

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