Literary

The University of Akron Press | Poem for May 2018

“Wind Aflush in the Head, A Wakefulness” by Emily Rosko 05/09/2018 The poem “Wind Aflush in the Head, A Wakefulness” appears in the poetry collection Weather Inventions by Anne Barngrover, published by The ...

‘We are Human Beings Just Like Everyone Else’

H.L. Comeriato and Shane Wynn Unveil #TransAkron by Noor Hindi 04/26/2018 The transgender and non-binary community in Akron has long been overlooked, but local writer H.L. Comeriato and photographer Shane ...

From 1980s Pittsburgh to your Coffee Table

Interview with D.X. Ferris, Akron author of “The Story of Donnie Iris and the Cruisers” by Devon Anderson 04/23/2018 D.X. Ferris had questions he was seeking answers to about American rock musician Donnie...

Turn Your Junk and Jewels into Knowledge for Kids

Kenmore Kiwanis raises funds for books by Josy Jones Reading is fundamental. The ability to read is a necessary foundation on which a person can build a more successful life. By providing children with books...

The University of Akron Press | Poem for April 2018

“Finding Out the Lie One Year Later” by Anne Barngrover 04/05/2018 The poem “Finding Out the Lie One Year Later” appears in the poetry collection “Brazen Creature” by Anne Barngrover, published by The Un...

The University of Akron Press | Poem for March 2018

“Cuspis” by Emilia PhilliPS 03/13/2018 The poem “Cuspis” appears in the poetry collection Signaletics by Emilia Phillips, published by The University of Akron Press in 2013. Phillips’ new collection, Empty ...

“…I like to be bewildered by writing…”

Dominic Caruso Launches “Is This Up,” A New Literary Journal by Noor Hindi 03/12/2018 In high school, Dominic Caruso was the weird kid who carried a copy of “Catch-22” by Joseph Heller with him everywhere ...

Connecting People One Poem at a Time

Travelling Stanzas Exhibit Opens at Summit Artspace words and photos by Noor Hindi 02/02/2018 In a poem about his mother, Syrian poet Usama Halak writes, “Whose eyes were like the surface / of a quiet sea ...

The University of Akron Press | Poem for December 2017

"Instructions for Going Unnoticed" by Jennifer Moore   12/14/17 The poem "Instructions for Going Unnoticed" appears in the poetry collection The Veronica Maneuver by Jennifer Moore, pub­lished by Th...