Class Level

All Levels

​Unless otherwise noted, most of Literary Cleveland’s classes are designed to be helpful to writers at all levels of experience.

Other Class Types

Upcoming Classes & Workshops

Multigenre
9/6, 9/7, 9/8, 9/9 & 9/10

Early Ink: Inkubator 2022

Start each day write! Join us every day of Inkubator 2022 for community, accountability, and some serious writing time in our early morning writing club.
Writing Process
9/7, 9/14, 9/21 & 9/28

Developing a Writing Habit - September 2022 (FULL)

This class will help you develop writing habits that will boost your confidence, help you find your “voice,” and keep your writing process in motion.
Reader Series
9/10, 10/8, 11/12 & 12/10

In The Tradition: A Year of Great Black Books - Session 3

In this course, we will take a year to read, examine, and discuss some of the seminal books written by Black authors.
Reader Series
9/13, 10/4, 11/1 & 12/6

Read Like a Writer: Short Fiction Analysis - Session 3 (September 2022)

Join us for this reader series class where we will take a deep dive into the craft of one short story each month.
Business of Writing
9/20 & 9/27

The Agent Hunt from Start to Finish

This workshop offers a holistic look at the process of searching for, signing with, and working with a literary agent.
Fiction
9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18 & 10/25

Creating Dynamic Characters

This class will focus on building characters that pop off the page and stick in readers’ minds.
Fiction
9/22 & 9/29

The Art of Finishing

Like everything else, finishing projects is a skill that can be taught.
Multigenre
9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7 & 11/14

Submitters Support: Workshop & Accountability Group

There are writing groups and critique groups… Why not a support group for submitting to literary magazines?
Writing Process
9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8 & 11/15

Futhering Your Writing Habit Through Feedback - September 2022

Have you started developing a writing habit and are now ready to take your writing to the next level? Then it is time to incorporate feedback and revision.
Poetry
10/1, 10/8 & 10/15

Flamenco Poetry

Explore the poetry of flamenco and learn to write your own flamenco verse.
Nonfiction
10/5, 10/12, 10/19 & 10/26

Writing Memoir Through an Intersectional Lens

Throughout the course, students will be guided through exercises to help brainstorm and workshop ideas for their own intersectional narrative writing.
Fiction
10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2 & 11/9

Novel Writing: Beginning, Middle, and End

Throughout this interactive six-week writing workshop, D.M. Pulley outlines the creative novel writing process.
Poetry
10/11, 10/25 & 11/8

Reading Contemporary Poetry - October 2022

Join Marion and Barbara to discuss three poetic masters writing in very different ways about what is off-center, imperfect, tattered or strange.
Poetry
10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/3, 11/10 & 11/17

Party for Your Heartbreak: Craft Elements in Poetry - October 2022

This class is a party, and while we're here, no matter where any one of us might be in the writer's journey, we are all poets.
Reader Series
10/22 & 11/19

Reader Series: Octavia Butler's Parables

In this reading series, we will read Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower and Parable of the Talents.
Writing Process
11/2

Introduction to Developing a Writing Habit - November 2022

This two-hour lecture will provide the foundational concepts that we’ll work with in the four-week Developing a Writing Habit Class.
Writing Process
12/7

Introduction to Developing a Writing Habit - December 2022

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