THIS WEEK IN FEBRUARY

  1. Sunday Apr 22 SUNDAY SEMINAR WITH DAVID LEE GARRISON SUNDAY, APRIL 22; 2-3:30 PM @ The Greene SUNDAY SEMINAR, a free Writers’ Workshop, will feature DAVID LEE GARRISON presenting the topic “Using Poetry Techniques to Create Compelling Images -- for Writers of Poetry, Fiction and Nonfiction.” Please call 429-6302...
  2. Thursday Apr 26 NATIONAL POETRY MONTH READING THURSDAY, APRIL 26; 7 PM @ The Greene In honor of National Poetry Month, we are hosting a POETRY NIGHT with Wright State University poets. Come hear these four outstanding poets, who are either currently teaching at the University or...
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HOT BOOKS

  • WASH by Margaret Wrinkle Fiction Runner-Up for the 2014 Dayton Literary Peace Prize.Wash is a shortening of Washington, the name of a first-generation slave who, because of his size and strength, had been chosen to father children in the slave community. The novel explores the often-buried history of slave breeding in the early 19th century, "offering fresh insights into our continuing racial dilemmas."
  • CONTESTED LAND, CONTESTED MEMORY: ISRAEL'S JEWS AND ARABS AND THE GHOSTS OF CATASTROPHE by Jo Roberts Nonfiction Runner-Up for the 2014 Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Canadian journalist Roberts shows the reader the tangled histories of Jewish and Palestinian-Israeli lives today and frames the possibilities for peace in the region.
  • THE WOMAN WHO LOST HER SOUL by Bob Shacochis Fiction Winner of the 2014 Dayton Literary Peace Prize. With a story of multiple characters, set on three continents over a turbulent century, Shacochis shares his vision of the catastrophic events that have led to the ongoing war on terror that the world is experiencing today.
  • YOUR FATWA DOES NOT APPLY HERE by Karima Bennoune

    Nonfiction Winner of the 2014 Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Bennoune recounts the legions of Muslims around the world whose struggles against fundamentalist violence are almost never reported in the media. She tells of thousands of Muslims who have been imprisoned or killed trying to stem the tide of fundamentalism in their own countries.
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SUNDAY SEMINAR WITH DAVID LEE GARRISON

SUNDAY, APRIL 22; 2-3:30 PM @ The Greene

SUNDAY SEMINAR, a free Writers’ Workshop, will feature DAVID LEE GARRISON presenting the topic “Using Poetry Techniques to Create Compelling Images -- for Writers of Poetry, Fiction and Nonfiction.”

Please call 429-6302 if you plan to attend.

David Lee Garrison’s poetry has appeared in Connecticut Review, Denver Quarterly, Poem, and Rattle. Two poems from his book, Sweeping the Cemetery, were read by Garrison Keillor on his nationally-syndicated radio program, The Writer’s Almanac, and one appeared in Keillor’s anthology, Good Poems, American Places.