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

Reader Series
4/20, 5/4, 5/18

Reading Contemporary Poetry

Learn more about contemporary poetry through conversation and writing prompts based on readings by authors Ada Limon, Ross Gay, and Li-Young Lee.
Poetry
5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25

The Brave New Work: Writing Inspired Poetry

Draw from the innovative collections of poets like Franny Choi, Natalie Diaz, Patricia Lockwood, and Claudia Rankine to create your own brave new work.
Nonfiction
5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27, 6/3, 6/10

Writing Out Loud

Turn off your inner critic and turn up your creative juices. Become a magnetic storyteller. Learn how to create, edit, and perform your own stories.
Reader Series
5/14

Working Class Science Fiction

From Le Guin's "The Dispossessed" to Newitz's "Autonomous," explore how science fiction has grappled with the future of work and the worker's place in society.
Reader Series
6/5, 6/12, 6/19 & 6/26

The Modern(ist) Man: F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby and Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises

Discuss and analyze the representations of “the modern(ist) man” in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby and Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises.
Poetry
6/8, 6/15, 6/22 & 6/29

Poetry as an Agent of Social Change - June 2021

The class examines the role of poetry in the social justice movement and provides participants with the opportunity to write, perform and possibly publish.
Writing Process
6/15

Redefining Rejection

This class will arm you with 10 tips/tricks to forge a healthier relationship with rejection.
Fiction
6/23, 6/30, 7/7, 7/14, 7/21 & 7/28

The Art of the Short Story - June-July 2021

In this immersive fiction class, you can explore your imagination in new and creative ways.