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

3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2 & 4/9

Minding the Gaps, Mapping the Story: The Art of Lyric Essaying (FULL)

In this 6-week workshop, Zoë Bossiere will guide writers through approaches to crafting lyric essays.
3/7, 3/14, 3/21 & 3/28

Hermits and Hybrids (FULL)

Reboot or refresh your writing practice with a month of hermit crab essays and other hybrid and experimental forms.

Comics for People Who Can't Draw

This workshop is for anyone with an interest in comics, and no special equipment or drawing skills are required!
3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/6, 4/13 & 4/20

The Devil's in the Detail: Worldbuilding in Prose (FULL)

In this workshop, you will study some of the masters of world building and then practice applying detail-oriented world building.

You Are Here: Cultivating Your Nature and Ecological Writing

Take inspiration from Cuyahoga Valley National Park and prepare for Ada Limón's visit this summer!

Donuts & Mountain Climbing: Stories I Tell Myself About Playwriting

Want to learn more about playwriting? Join this talk with acclaimed playwright Eric Coble.

Tech & Sci-Fi

This craft talk will help aspiring and published Sci-Fi writers, as well as avid readers, to better understand what makes science fiction exciting.

The Ekphrastic Hour: Art as a Feedback Loop for Fiction

We’ll look at examples of ekphrastic writing and ekphrastic experiments and get inspired to go beyond description to get at something more.