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CPL Free Workshop: Writing Historical Fiction w/ Paterson Joseph (Virtual)

Join Paterson Joseph, author of The Secret Diaries of Charles Ignatius Sancho, for a workshop on the art and craft of writing historical fiction.
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Out of the Frying Pan, Onto the Page: Poetics & the Culinary Arts

This craft talk examines the basics of place—what grows here & what doesn't grow there— good food tastes of itself.
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Intro to Developing a Writing Habit - July 2024

This two-hour lecture will provide the foundational concepts that we’ll work with in the four-week Developing a Writing Habit Class.
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Breakthrough Writing Residency

Apply by July 29

Apply for Literary Cleveland's free year-long writing residency and work one-on-one with a mentor to complete a book-length project.

Write Now: Free Monthly Writing Groups


Join a free writing group at the Cleveland Public Library

August 5, 2024

Plum City Reading

Featuring Cleveland Native and poet Jason Koo alongside Cleveland Guardians beat reporter Zack Meisel
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Gordon Square Review

Literary Cleveland's biannual online literary journal

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