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Local fantasy author Chelsea Bobulski celebrates her debut novel

Chelsea Bobulski went to Ohio State, received a degree in history and planned on being a teacher. But her heart has always been in writing, so when she and her husband graduated, the high school sweethearts, who stayed together through college, decided that she should follow her dream. Now, seven years later, her dream has

Personal to political: Activism and feminism in the local literary community

Zines can be an overlooked form of literature and artistic expression, perhaps because they are a mostly underground and non-mainstream platform. However, the Toledo area has a more active zine scene coming out into the foreground. Marissa Medley, a recent graduate of Bowling Green State University (BGSU) where she studied Arts Administration and Creative Writing,

Novelist Sara Dobie Bauer makes vampire angst a laughing matter

Sara Dobie Bauer has a lot going on— not only is she a legitimate author, she’s also a model, an outspoken mental health lecturer/advocate and a fan of all things dark and sinister (and Benedict Cumberbatch). These attributes manifest themselves in her writing, particularly Bite Somebody and the just-released sequel, Bite Somebody Else. The continuing

A.S. Coomer’s The Fetishists is a Hell of a ride

You know you’re in for the literary equivalent of a ghost pepper when a human sex slave auction is the jumping off point in the book you’re reading. In the case of A.S. Coomer’s latest novel, The Fetishists, the happenings only get darker and nastier the further you read and you’ll inevitably find yourself consuming

UT professor’s classic book brings Iroquois history to life

“In Native American circles, it is traditional for the grandparents to tell the ‘rising generations,’ their grandchildren, tales of the Old Times. When a child is ready to learn, she will come to a trusted Elder, respectfully requesting that Elder to tell her of times past.” –Barbara Alice Mann, PhD, introduction to “Land of the

Free Comic Book Day: Your Guide to Getting into Comics

The success of many popular comic-based movies has created a renaissance for the genre. There is, simply, no better time to be a comic book nerd. Comics can be a tricky thing to pick up, due to an almost overwhelming amount of titles. Local shops will provide new readers with a perfect jump start on