Literary news and events in Dayton, Ohio

Find about author signings, reading and writing workshops in and around the Dayton area. Make sure to sign up for our weekly email newsletter.

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November 2017

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  • First Wednesday Writing Workout with Katrina Kittle, $10
  • Stuart Woods
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  • Book Fest: An Interview with Author Jill Santopolo
  • Books of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize
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  • Wright-Patt, Roswell & UFOs
  • OUT OF TOWN: Zadie Smith
5
  • Poetry Party
6
  • The Hero's Journey
  • Sara Shepard and Livia Blackburne
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  • UD Speaker Series: William Dobson
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  • Linda A. Marshall
11
  • Authors at New & Olde Pages Books
12
  • Personal Essays with Kate Geiselman
  • Japanese symposium with Truman's grandson, filmmaker and more
13
  • Kristen Otte and Katie Haines
  • About the Book with Maggie Stiefvater
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  • OUT OF TOWN: Nikki Giovanni (tickets required)
17
  • Meet the Authors at "Christmas in Springboro" (3-day event)
18
  • Self-Publishing Made Easy Nov 2017, $49
19
  • Flyers in the Finals
  • Dayton Poetry Slam, $2 (donation)
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  • Writing Other Worlds
21
  • Book Trivia Challenge for kids
  • Wright Library Poets
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  • No Tougher Duty, No Greater Honor
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  • The Writing Life with Ryan Ireland
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  • Dottie Yeck Good Life Award Celebration Evening

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