A listing of artists and writers who live in the state of OHIO
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Dominic Catalano is an artist, writer, musician, and teacher. His illustrations have appeared in a number of children's magazines and have drawn high acclaim in many books for children.
|Brian P. Cleary is an American humorist, writer and poet, and award-winning author with more than 2.6 million books in print. A frustrated student and reluctant learner, Cleary daydreamed his way from class to class until being introduced to poetry in third grade. Ogden Nash, e. e. cummings, Lennon & McCartney - even the bawdy musical lyrics in the Marx Brothers' comedies set him on a course to explore and celebrate the wonder of words. Compared in reviews to Shel Silverstein and Dr. Seuss, he is now found back in the classroom, as he's shared Ills love of our rich language with 85,000 students in 40 states. His school visits are fun presentations and workshops focusing on language, poetry, word play, puns, anagrams and the importance of the written word.|
Patrick Girouard For the past twelve years Patrick has enjoyed visiting and speaking at Young Author's Conferences, schools and libraries all over the east and midwest. He lives now in Indiana along with his sons Marc and Max and a big dog called Sam.
Barry Gott wrote and illustrated humorous greeting cards for several years at American Greetings, before exhausting every possible way of saying 'Happy Birthday'. Since 2002 he has sat in a comfy chair in the attic, illustrating children's books and other fun stuff. Sometimes he also visits schools to share his love of art and storytelling, and to eat tater tots from the cafeteria.Barry lives in Cleveland, Ohio, with his wife, kids, and various hairy animals.
Paul Orshoski, an international childrens author and poet, is a former schoolteacher, coach and principal from Sandusky, Ohio. He writes witty, humorous, rhyming childrens books and poems. Paul is the author of eight children's books published by Treasure Bay, Inc. of Novato, California. Treasure Bay is a leading publisher of educational children's books designed to enhance parent involvement in reading.
Sandra Philipson is a reading specialist and educational consultant. She has degrees in education, reading and literacy. She also has published research in the field of medical literacy and has lectured in the Cleveland, Ohio area over the last six years. Ms. Philipson lives in the Village of Chagrin Falls, Ohio with her husband, two daughters and Max and Annie.
|Judy Young remembers writing a poem for her grandmother when she was about ten. Her grandmother encouraged her to keep writing, and Judy did! Judy is the author of over a dozen children�s fiction, poetry and nonfiction books. Her books have received numerous awards and honors, and Judy speaks nationwide at schools and educational conferences. With 20 years past experience in the public schools, Judy�s presentations are not only entertaining but directly related to school curriculum. Judy resides near Springfield, MO, with her husband, Ross, a professional artist who illustrated two of her books.|
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