Associated Press reporter Andrew Welsh-Huggins of Columbus has a second career: writing mystery novels. They feature protagonist Andy Hayes, a former Ohio State and Cleveland Browns quarterback turned private investigator.
His latest is titled "An Empty Grave."
Another local author, Nick White, writes about identity and sexuality in the award-winning book, "How to Survive a Summer" and the short-story collection, "Sweet and Low."
Today on All Sides Weekend: Books with host Christopher Purdy we talk with local authors who share their latest works and review books for summer reading.
Kassie Rose, WOSU book critic
Nick White, author and assistant professor of creative writing at Ohio State University
Andrew Welsh-Huggins, author and journalist