Who We Are,
Who We Are, Where We Live is a free community writing program giving voice to people who live and work in the Buckeye/Shaker community. Participants will have an opportunity to write their stories, learn about their neighborhood, and share with their neighbors. Selected writings will be published in an online anthology and presented at a final reading and celebration.
Launch Party - Sat. April 22nd, 1-3 pm at Loganberry Books, 13015 Larchmere Blvd.
What makes a neighborhood? What makes neighbors? Come and listen to interactive presentations by Cindy Washabaugh, project director and facilitator, and Mark Souther, Director of CSU's Center for Public History and Digital Humanities. Featuring info and discussion on neighborhood history, brief writing activities, and resources for doing your own research.
-Open to all, regardless of whether you're a Buckeye-Shaker resident.
-Meet Zulma Zabala, CEO of East End Neighborhood House, and Buckeye poet Damien Ware, creator of Love Lunes Over Buckeye.
-Features free book giveaway, Earth Day giveaways, and refreshments.
Community Writing Workshops
Write and share stories of Buckeye-Shaker and your hopes for its future.
Sat. April 29th, 12-2 pm at Rice Library Branch, 11535 Shaker Blvd.
With Michael Fleenor, Director of Preservation Services at Cleveland Restoration Society
Sat. May 13th, 2-4 pm at Rice Library Branch, 11535 Shaker Blvd.
Wed. May 24th, 1-3 pm at East End Neighborhood House, 2749 Woodhill Rd.
Reading and Celebration
Sat. July 8th, 1-3 pm at Loganberry Books, 13015 Larchmere Blvd. Refreshments provided.
Come and be part of the Buckeye-Shaker story. Presentation of online anthology for "Who We Are, Where We Live" project, including readings of original work by participants.
To register for workshops and events, go to www.litcleveland.org. Questions? Email email@example.com or call Cindy Washabaugh at 216/403-5326.
Funding and Support
This program is made possible, in part, by the Ohio Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.