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Fiction
7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23 & 7/30

Utopia, Dystopia, Revolution: Speculative Fiction for Social Change

We will start by looking at some of the foundational works of utopia and dystopia, as well as more recent novels in the genre.
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Poetry
7/3, 7/6, 7/10, 7/13, 7/17, 7/20, 7/24, 7/27 & 8/3

Poetry Summer Camp 2024

Immerse yourself in the northeast Ohio poetry community and kickstart your poetic creativity with the Literary Cleveland Poetry Summer Camp.
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Multigenre
7/7, 7/14, 7/21 & 7/28

Adventure Writing: Let Your Imagination Run Wild

Join this four-week course to discover how to become disciplined in your writing even when you might be feeling un-inspired.
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Upcoming Events

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June 22, 2024

Culture, Community & Liberation: A Juneteenth Celebration

Dance, music, theater, poetry, and open mic!

Join Literary Cleveland and ThirdSpace Action Lab for a one-day arts festival.

June 27, 2024

These Words Are Not My Home

Free launch party reading and open mic for an anthology of writing by unhoused Clevelanders

June 28, 2024

GSR Issue 14 Launch and Blackout Poetry Reading

Celebrate the recent publications of Gordon Square Review with a virtual reading
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Gordon Square Review

Literary Cleveland's biannual online literary journal

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