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Join Ross GayNew York Times bestselling author of The Book of Delights, as he shares his new intimate and electrifying collection of essays, Inciting Joy in conversation with nationally acclaimed poet, essayist, and cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib. In these gorgeously written and timely pieces, Gay considers the joy we incite when we care for each other, especially during life’s inevitable hardships. 
Registration is on Eventbrite. The $5 admission fee is waived with the purchase of Inciting Joy.  
KING ARTS COMPLEX and OHIO POETRY ASSOCIATION are Gramercy’s Community Partners for this program.

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Join romance novelist Kerry Rea to discuss her recent novel, Lucy on the Wild Side, at Gramercy’s first Romance Book Club. The discussion will be facilitated by booksellers Katie Cerqua and Nikki Snyder, romance book reading experts! A social hour at Kittie’s will precede the program at 5:00 pm, with the book discussion beginning at 6:15 pm.
A ticket to this program includes a copy of Lucy on the Wild Side at a 15% discount and a beverage at Kittie’s. It is strongly encouraged that registrants read the book prior to the program.

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Join five local poets—Charlene Fix, Chuck Salmons, James Borders, Sandra Feen, and R. Nikolas Macioci—in an evening of readings and conversation!
Registration for this free event is on Eventbrite, closing at 6 pm the night of the event.
THE OHIO POETRY ASSOCIATION is Gramercy’s Community Partner for this program.

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Pulitzer Prize finalist Lee Martin launches a historical crime novel inspired by true events, The Glassmaker’s Wifea tale that reveals the contradictions and imperfections of the human heart. Martin will be in conversation with bestselling author Maggie Smith.
Registration for this in-person event is on Eventbrite. Purchase of Martin's book waives the $5 admission fee. Registration closes at 6 pm the day of the event.
THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY CREATIVE WRITING PROGRAM is Gramercy’s Community Partner for this program.

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From award-winning and bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver, comes Demon Copperhead, Gramercy’s Book Club selection for January 2023. A powerful novel which enthralls, compels, and captures the heart as it evokes a young hero’s unforgettable journey to maturity, the book discussion will be facilitated by Ohio State University distinguished literary scholar and author Jim Phelan.
Registration is on Eventbrite. A ticket to this program includes a copy of Demon Copperhead at a 15% discount. It is strongly encouraged that registrants read the book prior to the program.
THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY ENGLISH DEPARTMENT is Gramercy’s Community Partner for this program.

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Join Ohio Poet Laureate Kari Gunter-Seymour (Alone in the House of My Heart), and Nigerian poet, translator, and environmentalist Hussain Ahmed (Soliloquy with the Ghosts in Nile) as they read from their recent collections and talk with educator, editor, poet, and literary critic, David Baker.
Registration is on Eventbrite, closing at 6:00 pm on the day of the event. The purchase of either poetry collection waives the $5 admission fee.
OHIO POETRY ASSOCIATION and WEXNER CENTER FOR THE ARTS are Gramercy’s Community Partners for this program.

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