Call for Submissions: The Columbus Anthology!

Although Columbus is the capital city of the state of Ohio, it does not live in the national imagination the way older Ohio cities, such as Cincinnati and Cleveland, do. They have secured a distinct cultural presence for themselves, while Columbus is still becoming - and rapidly.

2017-07-19T10:56:19+00:00 June 5th, 2017|

How to Win Reparations

Somewhere between his 12th and 13th hour inside a Chicago Police interrogation room, Lindsey Smith decided to confess to a murder he didn’t commit. The year was 1972. Multiple officers had pistol-whipped, stomped on and beaten him, again and again.

2017-06-02T16:45:38+00:00 June 1st, 2017|

Buffalo, New York’s Midwest Identity

Buffalo, NY isn't always considered to be part of the Midwest, but in Belt Publishing's How To Speak Midwestern, author Edward McClelland defines the area as the land west of Exit 41 on the New York State Thruway, east of the Missouri River, and north of the Ohio River.

2017-05-23T09:13:46+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

Making Music in Buffalo

Our story begins with a chance meeting in Buffalo at Nietzsche’s. It was a winter Sunday afternoon in 1988 and both of our groups were scheduled to play together.

2017-04-30T23:40:25+00:00 May 1st, 2017|