Summer Literary Picnic Series and Mini-Series Subscription
Jun
7
Aug 16

Summer Literary Picnic Series and Mini-Series Subscription

  • Thurber House

Join us for all six Summer Literary Picnics with a Series Subscription, or select three picnics of your choice for a Mini-Series Subscription! Series and Mini-Series Subscriptions are available with the Dinner and Reading, or for the Reading Only.

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Nicholas White: Summer Literary Picnic
Jul
5
5:30 pm17:30

Nicholas White: Summer Literary Picnic

  • Thurber House

Nick White is an Assistant Professor of English at The Ohio State University. How to Survive a Summer is his searing debut novel centering around a gay-to-straight conversion camp in Mississippi and a man’s reckoning with the trauma he faced there as a teen.

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Johnny Mast: Summer Literary Picnic
Jul
19
5:30 pm17:30

Johnny Mast: Summer Literary Picnic

  • Thurber House

Johnny Mast grew up in the Bergholz Amish community in southern Ohio, known for its beard-cutting attacks on other Amish people. In Break Away Amish, Mast tells in riveting detail how his Amish community became increasingly isolated from other Amish people, and how the wishes and edicts of his grandfather overtook daily life in the group.

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Tiffany McDaniel: Summer Literary Picnic
Aug
2
5:30 pm17:30

Tiffany McDaniel: Summer Literary Picnic

  • Thurber House

An Ohio native, Tiffany McDaniel’s writing is inspired by the rolling hills and buckeye woods of the land she knows. She will talk about her highly praised debut novel, The Summer that Melted Everything.

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Amit Majmudar: Summer Literary Picnics
Aug
16
5:30 pm17:30

Amit Majmudar: Summer Literary Picnics

  • Thurber House

Cleveland native Dr. Amit Majmudar was named the first Poet Laureate of Ohio in 2016. His latest book of poetry is Dothead, a captivating exploration of selfhood.

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Doug Motz & Christine Hayes: Summer Literary Picnics
Jun
21
5:30 pm17:30

Doug Motz & Christine Hayes: Summer Literary Picnics

  • Thurber House

Ohio’s capital city has long had a vibrant restaurant culture that included German immigrants, High Street eateries and the fads of the times. Join Doug Motz and Christine Hayes as they explore the stories of Woody Hayes’s Jai Lai, manhole cover menus and bathtub décor at Water Works, as well as many other lost and beloved restaurants.

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Bob Hunter: Summer Literary Picnic
Jun
7
5:30 pm17:30

Bob Hunter: Summer Literary Picnic

  • Thurber House

Bob Hunter is a sports columnist at The Columbus Dispatch and author of several books. His latest is Thurberville, which chronicles Thurber's Columbus and the fascinating and peculiar characters it housed.

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