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David Baker

Published: December 2, 2015

David Baker is author of twelve books of poetry, including Swift: New and Selected Poems (W. W. Norton, 2019), which gathers work from all his books and includes significant new poems.  His Never-Ending Birds (Norton) won the Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Award in 2011.  His six books of prose include Show… Read More


Mindy McGinnis

Published: October 27, 2015

Mindy McGinnis is a YA author who has worked in a high school library for thirteen years. Her debut, Not A Drop to Drink, a post-apocalyptic survival story set in a world with very little freshwater, has been optioned for film by Stephenie Meyer’s Fickle Fish Films. The companion novel,… Read More


David Stradling

Published: October 19, 2015

David Stradling is Professor of History at the University of Cincinnati.  He teaches urban and environmental history and is the author of several books, including Smokestacks and Progressives: Environmentalists, Engineers and Air Quality in America, 1881-1951  (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999), The Nature of New York: An Environmental History of… Read More


Bradley T. Lepper

Published: September 16, 2015

Brad Lepper is a Curator of Archaeology for the Ohio History Connection. In addition, he has occasionally been a Visiting Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Denison University. His primary areas of interest include North America’s Ice Age peoples, Ohio’s magnificent mounds and earthworks, and the history of Archaeology. Noteworthy… Read More