Since Toledo was founded in 1837, a lot has changed. Bibliophiles, history-buffs, and Toledoans beaming with Glass City pride will love these books on local history. The Toledo War: The First Michigan-Ohio Rivalry Don Faber (2008) Our rivalry with the Mitten State began long before the football field contests between the Ohio State University and
The book contains a collection of stories that tackle forgotten musicians, clubs of all different varieties, and a soul familiar to any lover of jazz, Toledo.
New Mexico-native Erin Adair-Hodges is now a professor at the University of Toledo. She has had her poetry published widely, featured on PBS NewsHour, and has taught English in Prague, Czech Republic. She came to Toledo as a visiting professor in the creative writing department and, now, her first book is being published after winning
Want to connect with your favorite local authors? There’s a good chance they will be at the two-day Glass City Author Event, as more than 120 wordsmiths head down to the Seagate Convention Center to meet the fans, sell books and mingle. Attending authors include AJ Norris, ZN Willett and Emma Rider. A $25 VIP
Holding The Ability Center Endowed Chair in Disability Studies, Dr. Ferris is privy to a unique worldview. He’s made a career of advocating for and studying disability: as president of the Society for Disability Studies, starting first-of-their-kind programs at universities, publishing essays and poems.