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Events & Programs

Flash Nonfiction Festival

November 14-20

Draft four new flash nonfiction pieces, share your work, and learn where to publish with the best flash writers and editors in the country.

GSR Fall Write-a-Thon

December 3-5

Dedicate a full weekend to your writing with the GSR Write-a-Thon!

VA Writing Programs

September - November 2021

Free writing programs for local veterans through the VA

Inkubator Conference

July 11-25

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

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

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.

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.

Neighborhood Voices

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

Documenting Cleveland: May 12, 2020

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

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.

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.