poetry

Poetry reading: Local poet Richard Hague reads from his book, Beasts, River, Drunk Men, Garden, Burst and Light: Sequences and Long Poems.  

Poetry Reading: Local poet and Around Cincinnati contributor Roberta Schultz reads a selection from her chapbook, Outposts on the Border of Longing.

Poetry Reading: Local poet Sherry Cook Stanforth reads her poem What Mary B. Remembered from her book, Drone String.

A poetry reading from local poet Sherry Cook Stanforth.

Poetry Reading: For Mother's Day, local poet Sherry Cook Stanforth recites her poem My Mother's Dulcimer.

Provided / City of Cincinnati

Cincinnati has an official Poet Laureate.

Pauletta Hansel is the author of five poetry collections and has been featured on The Writer's Almanac, and in the Atlanta Review, Appalachian Journal and Talisman. 

A poetry reading from Roberta Schultz:

Oxford-based poet Judith Moffett has released her third collection of poetry, Tarzan in Kentucky.

A Poem From Lynn Robbins

Feb 19, 2016

Local poet Lynn Robbins recites her poem Breakfast of Champions.

Lynn Robbins is a poet who lives in Cold Spring, Kentucky and recently released When You Sit To Write: Poems of support and inspiration for writers to help other poets and authors who might be facing a blank page.

Poet Sherry Cook Stanforth from Thomas More College joins our Barbara Gray to talk about her newest book of poetry, Drone String.

Local poet Tasha Golden (from the band Ellery) has collaborated with celebrated photographer Michael Wilson on her just-released book of poetry.

Book Review: "Next Door To The Dead: Poems"

Oct 23, 2015

Book review:

Local educator and poet Pauletta Hansel has released her largest collection of poems, Tangle, and she joins our Barbara Gray to talk about the 100+ pages of her works, created between 2011 and 2015.

Book Review: "Early Farming Woman" By Jean Bryner

Sep 25, 2015

Book review: Roberta Schultz reviews Early Farming Woman, the new chapbook of poetry from nurse and poet Jean Bryner.

A poem from local poet and Around Cincinnati contributor Roberta Schultz, from her chapbook Outposts on the Border of Longing.

Sarah Rose Nordgren: Kids These Days

Jun 19, 2015

A poetry reading by Sarah Rose Nordgren from her book, Best Bones.

Book review: Roberta Schultz reviews Medic Against Bomb: A Doctor’s Poetry of War by Dr. Frederick Foote, a retired U.S. Navy neurologist and the military’s foremost expert on holistic medicine.

Coming up this fall is the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s fourth One City, One Symphony concert and community outreach effort. This year will feature works inspired by the late Maya Angelou and the CSO is currently seeking submissions of new, original poems that responds to the question “what does freedom mean to you?”

The local musical duo known as Ellery, after a lengthy sabbatical, are back with a book of poetry called Once You Had Hands with photography by Michael Wilson. Justin & Tasha Golden join Barbara Gray to talk about the book and their May 1 event at Hoffner Lodge in Northside that will be part book launch and part Ellery concert.

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