Books By The Banks

The Seventh Annual Books By The Banks Cincinnati USA Book Festival will be held Saturday, October 12 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati.

Along with more than 100 authors who will talk with patrons and sign copies of their books, there will be author panels and discussions; a kids zone with a variety of activities and entertainment; sponsor booths; and an onsite bookstore.

This event is free to attend, and runs from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm.

The list of confirmed authors and other event details can be found at booksbythebanks.org.

91.7 WVXU is a proud media partner.

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Poetry Reading
1:32 am
Fri May 10, 2013

Writer-in-Residence Pauletta Hansel

Pauletta Hansel provides a poetry reading for Mother’s Day.

"Etched in Clay"
1:32 am
Fri May 3, 2013

Local author Andrea Cheng

Local author Andrea Cheng joins our Barbara Gray in the studio to talk about her newest book, Etched in Clay. Not only did she write the story of a slave who finds an outlet in creating pottery, but the Cincinnati State professor also did the woodcut illustrations for the book.

Poetry Reading
12:32 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Dr. Herbert Woodward Martin

A poem from Dr. Herbert Woodward Martin, distinguished Paul Laurence Dunbar scholar from Dayton, Ohio.


Vanishing Cincinnati
12:32 am
Fri November 23, 2012

Classic Cincinnati Architecture

Artists and authors David and Barbara Day join Brian O’Donnell to talk about their new book of drawings and stories about our ever-changing city. Vanishing Cincinnati seeks to preserve some of the classic architecture and geography of this area as was seen from the 1800’s on in a unique and artistic way. The book’s launch will take place on Sunday, December 2 at the Main Branch of the Public Library downtown.


Local News
9:59 am
Thu November 8, 2012

Southwest Ohio veterans inducted into Hall of Fame

An Air Force veteran of the the Persian Gulf War from Loveland and a Reading nun who served in the Navy during World War II are being inducted today into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame.

They are part of a 2012 class of 15 veterans from around Ohio being inducted today in ceremonies at the Museum of National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton.

Sister Mary McHugh of Reading, who entered the Sisters of Notre Dame order in 1954, served in the U.S. Navy during World War  II.  She was instrumental in reviving the first American Legion Post in Ohio for female veterans.

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