Linda Mizejewski

Kiley Kinnard

Linda Mizejewski, Oho Humanities Speakers Bureau

Linda Mizejewski is a Distinguished Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the Ohio State University. She has published six books on women in popular culture, including a book about the romantic comedy It Happened One Night. In her 2002 book Hardboiled and High Heeled: the Woman Detective in Popular Culture,she analyzes the female investigator character in cinema, television, and best-selling novels.  Her most recent two … Read More

Julie Rubini

Jim Calder

Julie K. Rubini is a children’s book author and founder of Claire’s Day, Ohio’s largest children’s book festival. She is the recipient of a Toledo Area Jefferson Award, YWCA Milestones Award and University of Toledo Distinguished Alumni award. Julie’s first book, Hidden Ohio, was featured as the Ohio Arts Council Governor’s Awards book. Three of Julie’s works have been published by … Read More

David Baker

Jim Calder

David Baker, Ohio Poet

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 Me Your Environment: Essays on Poetry, Poets, and Poems (Michigan, 2014). Among his awards are prizes … Read More