First Wednesday Series Reading by Heather Dobbins & Barbara Sabol!

02dec7:00 pm9:00 pmFirst Wednesday Series Reading by Heather Dobbins & Barbara Sabol!Reading / Open Mic

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Join us for a First Wednesday Series reading by poets Heather Dobbins of Fort Smith, Arkansas & Barbara Sabol of Akron. Zoom and Facebook Live, Wednesday, December 2 from 7:00-9:00. Open mic to follow.

Heather Dobbins is a native of Memphis, Tennessee. She is the author of two poetry collections, In the Low Houses (2014) and River Mouth (2017), both from Kelsay Press. Her poems and poetry reviews have been published in Beloit Poetry Journal, The Pinch, The Rumpus, TriQuarterly Review, and Women’s Studies Quarterly, among others. Please see for more.

Barbara Sabol’s second full-length book, Imagine a Town, was awarded the 2019 Sheila-Na-Gig Editions poetry manuscript prize. She is the author of Solitary Spin (Main Street Rag Press) and two chapbooks. Barbara’s poetry has appeared widely in Journals and anthologies. Her awards include an Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council and the Mary Jean
Irion Poetry Prize. She lives in Akron, OH with her husband and wonder dogs.

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December 2, 2020 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm(GMT+00:00)


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Lit Youngstown is a literary arts non-profit founded in 2015 in Youngstown, Ohio, by Liz Hill & Karen Schubert. Youngstown has a long and abundant history of writers, all the way back to Irish immigrant ironworker Michael McGovern, the “Puddler Poet,” who published his verse in the late 1800s to national acclaim. Today Youngstown celebrates award-winning poets, fiction and non-fiction writers and journalists, as well as presses, programs and publications. The literary, musical and visual arts generate a tremendous amount of economic activity in our region, and are a critical element in making Youngstown a great place to live.

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