Lit Youngstown features poets in an online event

Poets Diane Kendig and Hannah Rodabaugh will be featured at Lit Youngstown event at 7 p.m. Wednesday on Zoom and Facebook Live.

Kendig’s recent collections include “Prison Terms” and the anthology “In the Company of Russell Atkins.” A recipient of Ohio Arts Council Fellowships and other awards, she has published poetry and prose in journals such as J Journal, Under the Sun and Blueline. She curates “Read + Write: 30 Days of Poetry,” now in its sixth year with more than 2200 subscribers.

Rodabaugh received a master’s degree in literature from Miami University and in poetry from Naropa University. She is the author of “With Words: Verse in Concordance.” She received grants from the Idaho Commission on the Arts and the Alexa Rose Foundation, and she is a 2017 Artist in Residence for Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve.

She works as a teaching writer at The Cabin and as a co-curator for Ghosts & Projectors, a Boise-based poetry reading series.

An open mic co-hosted by Allison Pitinii Davis and Danny Gage. Those interested in participating in the open mic can email info@LitYoungstown.org to receive a Zoom invitation, and the zoom room opens at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.


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