Station Eleven Book Discussion and Free Creative Writing Workshop (Session I)
Sat. 9/30, 2-4p, Cleveland Public Library Addison Branch, 6901 Superior Ave., Cleve. OH 44103
Join Literary Cleveland at Cleveland Public Library to discuss Emily St. John Mandel's Station Eleven, then learn how to channel your own ideas into your own creative writing. Literary Cleveland instructor Matt Weinkam will guide participants through the writing process as they let their creativity flow. All are welcome. Reading of Station Eleven is not required. Please note another session takes place Tues. Oct. 24th from 5:30-7p at CPL's Jefferson Branch. Participants are welcome to attend both sessions.
Cleveland is one of 75 communities nationwide participating in the NEA Big Read this year. From September 23 - November 16, 2017 our community will celebrate Station Eleven with a full calendar of events including creative writing workshops with Literary Cleveland and Lake Erie Ink at your local Cleveland Public Library branches.
An initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest, the NEA Big Read broadens our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book.
For more information on this event, please contact Lee Chilcote with Lit Cleveland, firstname.lastname@example.org, or CAIL Special Projects Manager Megan Thompson at email@example.com.
About the presenter:
Matt Weinkam is a writer, editor and college instructor with published work in Denver Quarterly, Sonora Review, New South, Midwestern Gothic, Split Lip, Covered w/ Fur, DIAGRAM, Quarter After Eight, Electric Literature and Mutilations on a Theme: Best Innovative College Writing among others. Matt is founding editor of Threadcount Magazine and a former Managing Editor of Passages North literary journal. He holds an MA in creative writing from Miami University, an MFA in fiction from Northern Michigan University, and he has taught creative writing as far away as Sun Yat-sen University in Zhuhai, China. He currently lives in Cleveland with his wife, cat, dog, and book collection.