Tag Archives: Lit – Feature

Frost Grape, Nightshade, Milkweed

Justin Longacre’s newest chapbook sheds new light on the familiar Justin Longacre’s poetry chapbook, Frost Grape, Nightshade, Milkweed (Raggedy Mouths Press, 2018) evokes images of desperation, ruin, escapism and, ultimately, hope. It takes readers through events that they are likely to experience in their everyday lives, homing in on them to take apart the layers

Cold War Paranoia In Mayo’s Survival House

Wendell Mayo’s latest collection of short stories, Survival House (Stephen F. Austin University Press), is a lean, sharply focused collection of tales for these troubling times. The stories, in some ways, represent a change of direction for Mayo, who recently retired from spending over two decades as a creative writing professor at Bowling Green State

Book It!

Toledo has much to offer local lit lovers. In addition to boasting one of the best library systems in the country, active book clubs around town welcome new members.

Is Inaction Criminal?

Headlining the 2018 David S. Stone Law Lecture at the University of Toledo College of Law on November 5, author and current University of Utah law professor Amos N. Guiora will present a lecture on his latest book, The Crime of Complicity: The Bystander in the Holocaust.

America’s Amnesia: The Ongoing Effects of Segregation

Bestselling author of The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America (2017), Dr. Richard Rothstein, was the keynote speaker for the 2018 Ohio Fair Housing Summit held in downtown Toledo on September 20, to educate the public about the purposefully racist policies beginning in the early 20th century that have led to today’s segregated neighborhoods.