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

Nonfiction
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.
Nonfiction
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
3/9

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!
Fiction
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.
Multigenre
3/16

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!
Playwriting
3/20

Donuts & Mountain Climbing: Stories I Tell Myself About Playwriting

Want to learn more about playwriting? Join this talk with acclaimed playwright Eric Coble.
Fiction
3/28

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.
Fiction
4/6

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.