Utica resident and Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) alumnus
Dan Long Jr. is the author of two fiction books. The first,
The Conflict Within: The Second American Civil War, was
released in 2017 for young adults. The second, The Season of
Change, was released earlier this year. He will hold a book
signing for both books on Jan. 10, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
at the Barnes & Noble bookstore on the college’s Newark campus.