Book Review: "Next Door To The Dead: Poems"

Oct 23, 2015

Book review:

Local educator and poet Pauletta Hansel has released her largest collection of poems, Tangle, and she joins our Barbara Gray to talk about the 100+ pages of her works, created between 2011 and 2015.

Book Review: "Early Farming Woman" By Jean Bryner

Sep 25, 2015

Book review: Roberta Schultz reviews Early Farming Woman, the new chapbook of poetry from nurse and poet Jean Bryner.

A poem from local poet and Around Cincinnati contributor Roberta Schultz, from her chapbook Outposts on the Border of Longing.

Sarah Rose Nordgren: Kids These Days

Jun 19, 2015

A poetry reading by Sarah Rose Nordgren from her book, Best Bones.

Book review: Roberta Schultz reviews Medic Against Bomb: A Doctor’s Poetry of War by Dr. Frederick Foote, a retired U.S. Navy neurologist and the military’s foremost expert on holistic medicine.

Coming up this fall is the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s fourth One City, One Symphony concert and community outreach effort. This year will feature works inspired by the late Maya Angelou and the CSO is currently seeking submissions of new, original poems that responds to the question “what does freedom mean to you?”

The local musical duo known as Ellery, after a lengthy sabbatical, are back with a book of poetry called Once You Had Hands with photography by Michael Wilson. Justin & Tasha Golden join Barbara Gray to talk about the book and their May 1 event at Hoffner Lodge in Northside that will be part book launch and part Ellery concert.



Say the word 'poetry' to kids and they might turn up their noses.  Mention 'hip hop' or 'rap' and they may be more interested. 

But the art forms are very similar; and this weekend hundreds of teenagers will prove it as they show off their skills. 

A poem from Roberta Schultz

Feb 6, 2015

A poetry reading from Roberta Schultz from her chapbook, Outposts on the Border of Longing.