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Events & Programs

May 20, 2022

Represent: Writing Inspired by Black Art

Join us for readings in response to Currents and Constellations artwork at the Cleveland Museum of Art!

June 2, 2022

A Lit Summer Night

Support Literary Cleveland and local writers at our story slam fundraiser!

Breakthrough Writing Residency

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

See Our Light


Free writing, storytelling, and digital fabrication program for Glenville residents.

June 14, 2022

Black Women Coping in Community

Black Women Coping in Community is a series of free programs centered on amplifying Cleveland Black women's voices.

Reflections of The Land Anthology

This anthology highlights relationships to the natural and built environments of Greater Cleveland.

Inkubator Conference

September 9-10, 2022

VA Writing Programs

February - March 2022

Free writing programs for local veterans through the VA

Neighborhood Voices

Pen stories, essays, and poems about your neighborhood in this free city-wide program.

Inkubator Conference

July 11-25, 2021

The Cleveland Inkubator is one of largest free annual writing conferences in the nation! Online Monday, July 12 through Saturday, July 24, 2021.

Documenting Cleveland: May 12, 2020

Help us document everything that happens in Cleveland on May 12, 2020.

Voices from the Edge

A free writing program for essential workers on the frontlines of the pandemic

A free writing program for essential workers on the frontlines of the pandemic.

Beauty for Ashes: Stories of Maternal Hope

Beauty for Ashes: Stories of Maternal Hope is a restorative writing project for Black women facing the maternal health and infant mortality crisis.

Amplify Projects

Projects to empower, uplift, and celebrate our many stories.

Black Women Coping in Cleveland

An anthology of the experiences and perspectives of Black women in Greater Cleveland

Cleveland Stories 2019

Cleveland Stories is a place-based writing program for people who live, work, or have ties in Mt. Pleasant and surrounding neighborhoods.

Breaking the Silence

An anthology of queer self, life, and love in Northeast Ohio.

March 27, 2021

Preparations for Travel


Join us for the premiere of an original crowdsourced video poem on the theme of identity.