OSU Writer Don Pollock Scores with Collection of Short Stories

knockemstiff by Donald Ray Pollock
The stories are often dark and unrelenting, but his writing is so well-crafted it pulls the reader in before he or she can resist the disturbing characters and their lives.
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April 24, 2008

An Ohio author with a troubled past and a bright future has hit what is being praised as a home run in the literary world. Chilliclothe resident Don Pollack’s new collection of short stories entitled “Knockemstiff” recently received a rave review in the New York Times book review

Capital University Professor Brings Passion to Poetry

kevin griffith
In college Kevin Griffith discovered creative writing and poetry. He determined then he wanted to be a poet. When Griffith told parents he wanted to become a poet they quickly enrolled him in a a series of business courses
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March
21, 2008

Capital University professor Kevin Griffith is popular with students and professors, alike.

A 90-Year-Old Letter from John Deshler

John G Deshler House
John G Deshler House
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October 10, 2006

John Deshler was a Columbus developer, banker, and visionary in the early 1900s. He was the owner of the Deshler hotel ,which stood on the northwest corner of Broad and High. The hotel was demolished in 1969. During the demolition, in the cornerstone, workers found a letter Deshler wrote when the building was constructed a century ago.