CLEVELAND IN FICTION
The Cedar/Coventry Reading Series is a collaboration between Mac's Backs, Appletree Books and the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library.
The Spring Series launches on Wednesday, March 6th at 7 p.m at the Coventry branch of the CH-UH library with a discussion about Cleveland in Fiction. How has Cleveland been depicted in novels in the past 50 years? Panelists will be historian Marian Morton, publisher Larry Smith from Bottom Dog Press and Anne Trubek, co-editor of Rust Belt Chic.
Marian Morton has written several area histories and is currently teaching a Cleveland fiction course that includes The Lost King by Ray DeCapite, The Cleveland Local by Les Roberts and The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread by Don Robertson. Larry Smith is a poet, novelist and retired BGSU professor who has published nearly 150 books of regional and working class writing. Anne Trubek teaches at Oberlin College. She is the author of A Skeptic's Guide to Writer's Houses and her writing has appeared in The Atlantic, Wired, The New York Times, GOOD and numerous other publications.