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Lakeland Literary Festival

Celebrate the many exciting forms of literature with noted writers. The Lakeland Literary Festival is being held Nov. 30, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in HIVE in the H-Building.

Acclaimed writers and poets will present a variety of workshops in areas such as non-fiction, fiction, poetry, translation and publishing. There wil also be a book fair with many presses, magazines and organizations present.

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required for the workshops. You can register at

The event will begin with a continental breakfast and then the workshops will run from 9-10 a.m., 10:15-11:15 a.m. and 11:30-12:30 p.m. Lunch will be available for purchase from food trucks on the campus. After lunch, at 1 p.m., keynote speaker Dave Lucas, Poet Laureate of the Stae of Ohio will give a speech. The event will close with a poetry reading by winners of the 31st Annual Poetry Competion, slated from 2-3 p.m.

For more information, contact Assistant Professor James DeMonte at or call 440.525.7458.

English Department

Event Details
Date: Friday, November 30, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM-3:00 PM
Location: HIVE
Contact: Jamie DeMonte

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