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Events & Programs

Veterans' Voices

October 2022-June 2023

Free writing workshops for those who have served in the United States Armed Forces or military

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.

Word for Word Scholarships

Apply for a 2023 class scholarship by December 5!

Inkubator Writing Conference

September 6-10, 2022

Literary Cleveland's Inkubator Writing Conference is one of the largest free writing conferences in the country.

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.

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.

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.