Edited by Amanda Page
March 17, 2020, in partnership with The Ohio State University Press
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. In the last twenty years, Columbus has grown in population by two million people.
The Columbus Anthology will attempt to capture what Columbus is becoming, and to define a distinct cultural presence for Columbus and its citizens. Through the voices of local artists, activists, writers, musicians, and other enthusiastic residents who want to contribute, “The Columbus Anthology” presents a collective wisdom through its collected work.
Amanda Page is a writer and editor whose work can be found in Belt Magazine, Assay Journal, and the Belt anthology Midwest Architecture Journeys. She lives in Columbus, Ohio, with two senior dogs.