Tuesday, February 11, 2020
2692 Madison Road
Riparian: Poetry, Short Prose & Photographs Inspired by the Ohio River. Dos Madres Press, 2019. Managing editor, Sherry Cook Stanforth; co-editor, Richard Hague. Reading at Joseph Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Commons, on Tuesday, February 11th, 6:30 pm.
River music by Tellico and Lisak & Rowe. The collection includes six poet laureates and various awarded regional writers, side-by-side with young artists. The anthology also features the Thomas More University Biology Field Station in its inspiration and includes contributions by TMU students, alumni, and faculty, including Sherry Cook Stanforth, Richard Hague, Pauletta Hansel, Rex Easley, Kara Gall, Karen George, Vickie Cimprich, Tony Otten, Rachel Whitehill, Courtney Neltner Kleier, Keegan Hanrahan, Sabrina Schuttemeyer, Erin Carrus, Emily Imhoff.
Riparian is supported by the Ohio Arts Council and it is aimed to connect people all over the region to contemplate and celebrate our nearly 1000-mile long waterway. The culture, history, geography, ecology, folklore, biodiversity, recreation, industry, and heritage of the Ohio River invites some good reflection.