Plum City Reading

Monday, August 5, 2024

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Plum City Reading Series is Literary Cleveland's new regular reading series bringing the country's most interesting and groundbreaking authors to Cleveland. Plum City aims to highlight the work of independent publishers while thoughtfully curating celebratory evenings of literature and community.

Join us for a sports-themed reading featuring poet and Cleveland Native Jason Koo, author of the newly-released No Rest, alongside Zack Meisel, Cleveland Guardians beat reporter for The Athletic.


This installment of the Plum City Reading Series will take place Monday August 5 at 7 pm at Loganberry Books (13015 Larchmere in Cleveland), to be immediately followed by an afterparty at the Literary Cleveland Offices (13002 Larchmere).


NOTE: In keeping with our mission, to ensure diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility, the registration fee for this event is "Pay What You Can." We believe every writer, reader, storyteller, and literary enthusiast who wants to attend a Literary Cleveland event should be able to have that experience. "Pay What You Can" registration allows comfortable, affordable participation for everyone. We have suggested fees—you can pay one of them, or pay what you can. Your participation is the priority for us.

Plum City Reading Series is Literary Cleveland's new regular reading series bringing the country's most interesting and groundbreaking authors to Cleveland. Plum City aims to highlight the work of independent publishers while thoughtfully curating celebratory evenings of literature and community.

Join us for a sports-themed reading featuring poet and Cleveland Native Jason Koo, author of the newly-released No Rest, alongside Zack Meisel, Cleveland Guardians beat reporter for The Athletic.


This installment of the Plum City Reading Series will take place Monday August 5 at 7 pm at Loganberry Books (13015 Larchmere in Cleveland), to be immediately followed by an afterparty at the Literary Cleveland Offices (13002 Larchmere).


NOTE: In keeping with our mission, to ensure diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility, the registration fee for this event is "Pay What You Can." We believe every writer, reader, storyteller, and literary enthusiast who wants to attend a Literary Cleveland event should be able to have that experience. "Pay What You Can" registration allows comfortable, affordable participation for everyone. We have suggested fees—you can pay one of them, or pay what you can. Your participation is the priority for us.

Loganberry Books

13015 Larchmere Blvd. Cleveland, OH 44120

Plum City Reading Series will take place Monday August 5 at 7 pm at Loganberry Books (13015 Larchmere in Cleveland), to be immediately followed by an afterparty at the Literary Cleveland Offices (13002 Larchmere).

Our Presenters

Jason Koo

Jason Koo is a second-generation Korean American poet, educator, editor and nonprofit director. Born in New York City and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Koo is the author of four full-length collections of poetry including the most recent No Rest (Diode Editions, 2024). He is the founder and executive director of Brooklyn Poets and creator of the Bridge, the world’s premier poetry network connecting poets and mentors.

Zack Meisel

Zack Meisel is a senior writer for The Athletic covering the Cleveland Guardians and local and national stories. Zack was named the 2021 Ohio Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sports Media Association. He has been on the Guardians beat since 2011 and is the author of four books, including "Cleveland Rocked," the tale of the 1995 team.

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