The list of the finalists for the 2012 Ohioana Book Awards made the Show & Tell: Entertainment News section of the Columbus Dispatch. You can read about all the finalists here.
Poetry finalists are:
Your Father on the Train of Ghosts by John Gallaher and G.C. Waldrep
Weather by Dave Lucas
Hotel Utopia by Robert Miltner
Mechanical Fireflies by Doug Ramspeck
Wait by Alison Stine