May 5, 2020

Today, on Giving Tuesday, we'd like to thank all of you who have given so generously to WordPlay in these challenging times. 

And we'd like to give something back to you: a poem written by Oyler students, with WordPlay teaching artist, Pauletta Hansel. 

A poem that speaks about all we can be, and will...

March 11, 2020

We are suspending our on-site programs and Spring Workshops (at our Northside location) in light of mounting expert advice that early social isolation is the best preventative measure.

We’ll give regular updates, and let you know when we’ll resume the above.

In the mean time we’d love to hear your sto...

January 31, 2020


January 27, 2020

Theo joins WordPlay as Director of Community Engagement.

He started his career in law and journalism, before switching to advertising, consulting and social enterprise. His work has taken him all over the world, from New York, New Orleans, Austin, Cairo, Melbourne, to Cincinnati. He’s worked at newsp...

December 3, 2019

CINCINNATI, OHIO—Cincinnati teens have been reading and thinking about the work of Chicago artivist and Blaxican poet Leslé Honoré for months in preparation for her Dec. 5 visit to Cincinnati’s Mercantile Library. WordPlay Cincy community engagement coordinator Desirae Hosley, along with Poet-In-Res...