Literary

Belt: The Akron Anthology

by Melanie Anderson A book release party for The Akron Anthology will be held on Tuesday, October 18, at the Akron Summit County Public Library Main Branch, 60 S High Street. The event begins at 6 pm and will ...

Understanding the Refugee Crisis

Interview with ‘Seeking Refuge’ co-author Matthew Soerens by Noor Hindi Three weeks ago, I foolishly suggested to my dad that we go camping. He slowly set his black tea down on our coffee table, raised his ey...

Rita Dove on Love, Race, Family and Akron History

An interview in celebration of National Poetry Month by Noor Hindi A few months ago, I picked up Rita Dove’s Pulitzer Prize winning poetry collection “Thomas and Beulah,” which tells the story of Dove’s mate...