The Ohioana Book Festival was held on May 10 at the Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center in Columbus, Ohio. The program featured readings, panels, a book fair, and book signings. Participating writers in 2013 included poets Fred Andrle, Jeanne Bryner, Charlene Fix, David Lee Garrison, Stephen Haven, Jerry Roscoe, and Sarah M. Wells; and fiction writers Ellis Avery, Carla Buckley, Robert Olmstead, Raul Ramos y Sanchez, and Sharon Short. All events were free and open to the public. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for more information.
Ohioana Book Festival, 274 East First Avenue, Suite 300, Columbus, OH 43201. (614) 466-3831.