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Lit Youngstown presents an online event for its First Wednesday Readers series with memorialist Eliese Colette Goldbach and poet Carly Sachs.

Goldbach, who lives in Cleveland, is the author of the award-winning memoir “Rust”, on work in the steel industry. It was published by Macmillan Publishers. Her writing has also appeared in Plowshares, Western Humanities Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and Best American Essays 2017. She graduated from the Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts.

Sachs, a native of Youngstown, is the author of “The Steam Sequence” (Washington Writers Publishing House) and “Descendants of Eve” (Blue Lyra Press) and editor of the anthology “The Why and Later” (Deep Cleveland Press). She is the coordinator of the PJ Library Program in Lexington, Kentucky.

The reading will begin Wednesday at 7 p.m. and will be followed by an open microphone co-hosted by Laurin Wolf. It can be viewed on Lit Youngstown’s Facebook page, and those who wish to participate in the open mic can sign up for a Zoom link at

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