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Did Ernest Hemingway Have An Affair With His Sister-in-Law?

Apr 20th, 2017 | Filed as: News

Hidden Hemingway author Robert K. Elder explores the issue at the Huffington Post


Pickenpaugh wins 2016 Independent Scholar Award

Mar 29th, 2017 | Filed as: News

Congratulations to Roger Pickenpaugh for winning the 2016 Independent Scholar Award for the Center for Archival Collections’ Local History Publication Award for “Johnson’s Island: A Prison for Confederate Officers”


Ohio’s Historic Haunts featured in Dayton Daily News

Oct 24th, 2016 | Filed as: News

“They are friendly ghosts,” said Linda Morgan, vice president of the board of directors and program director of the Waynesville Museum at the Friends Home. “It seems like if you are a non-believer, something happens.

“All the stories that we tell are based on factual experiences that people have had and have told us. We have [...]


Robert Sberna’s Badge 387 featured on Huffington Post

Sep 9th, 2016 | Filed as: News

“True crime historian Rob Sberna first heard about Cleveland police officer Jim Simone when he was researching the Ariel Castro case in 2013. Castro had kidnapped three Cleveland girls and held them hostage in is house for years. Simone pulled Castro over for a traffic stop shortly before his secret was discovered. He didn’t know Castro was [...]


Hidden Hemingway featured on PBS

Jul 15th, 2016 | Filed as: News

Hidden Hemingway author Rob Elder is interviewed on WTTW’s “Chicago Tonight”
Watch the interview here.


Roses in December is 2016 Ohioana Award finalist

Jun 27th, 2016 | Filed as: News

Roses in December by Tom Batiuk and Chuck Ayers (Kent State University Press, 2015) is a finalist for the 2016 Ohioana Awards in the Fiction category.
The Ohioana Library has announced the 30 finalists for the 2016 Ohioana Book Awards.
The awards, established in 1942, honor Ohio authors in Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Juvenile Literature, and Middle Grade/Young Adult Literature. [...]


Ohio’s Craft Beers featured on WKSU’s Quick Bites

May 13th, 2016 | Filed as: News

Vivian Goodman interviews author Paul Gaston about his new book, Ohio’s Craft Beers, and Ohio’s craft beer boom on WKSU’s Quick Bites.


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