What happened to Ohio’s historic Black settlements?

What happened to Ohio’s historic Black settlements?

Prior to the Civil War, Ohio had more African American settlements than any other state–around 100 of them. Father-daughter co-authors David  Meyers and Elise Meyers Walker have a new book, HISTORIC BLACK SETTLEMENTS OF OHIO, that takes an in-depth look at this...
Umrigar, Thrity

Umrigar, Thrity

Thrity Umrigar is the best-selling author of the novels Bombay Time, The Space Between Us, The Secrets Between Us, If Today Be Sweet, The Weight of Heaven, The World We Found and The Story Hour. She is also the author of the memoir, First Darling of the Morning and a...
Tupta, Frank

Tupta, Frank

Frank Tupta grew up in a haunted house in Cleveland, Ohio. His favorite holiday is Halloween. He currently lives in Peninsula, Ohio (a haunted town), surrounded by the Cuyahoga Valley National Park with his wife, children’s book author and illustrator Lindsay Ward;...
Theiss, Nancy Stearns

Theiss, Nancy Stearns

Nancy Stearns Theiss is a native of Oldham County, where she grew up on the family farm and married her childhood sweetheart. She has degrees in education, biology and environmental studies and has directed several nonprofits. Currently the executive director of the...
Tharp, Jason

Tharp, Jason

Jason Tharp has dreamed of being an author and creating wacky worlds with fun characters since he was a kid. Now as a grown-up kid, Jason is driven to help others embrace the magic of their stories. Being an obsessive daydreamer and doodler has led him to create many...