November 2019 - Lit Events in The Land

Don't miss out: Here's everything that's happening in Cleveland this month.

Major Events

All month - NaNoWriMo

Saturday, Nov 2 - Buckeye Book Fair in Wooster

Saturday, Nov 2 - Maker Faire Cleveland at the Science Center

Sunday, Nov 3 - Monday, Nov 18 - Cleveland Jewish Book Festival at Mandel JCC

Wednesday, Nov 6 - Raise Your Voice at Lake Erie Ink

Saturday, Nov 9 - Read/Write/Local Authors Event at the Avon Lake Public Library

Tuesday, Nov 12 - Michael Ondaatje at William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage

Friday, Nov 15 - An Evening with Emily St. John Mandel at CSU

Saturday, Nov 16 - Meet Author Rebecca Makkai at West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church

Saturday, Nov 16 - November Nonfiction Conference

Sunday, Nov 17 - Black Women Writing Cleveland - Ali Black, Charlotte Morgan, Michelle Smith, Dr. Mary Weems at CCPL

Wednesday, Nov 20 - Tamir Rice's 5th Year Anniversary Events

Wednesday, Nov 20 - Gordon Square Review Issue 5 Launch Party at Brewnuts


Sunday, Nov 3 - Cleveland's Millionnaires' Row Book Talk & Signing at Loganberry Books

Sunday, Nov 3 - Meet Authors P.C. & Kristin Cast at CCPL

Monday, Nov 4 - Bowled Over by Kisha Nicole Foster & Christine Howey at Mahall's

Monday, Nov 4 - Ghosts and Legends of Northern Ohio - Author: William Krejci at CCPL

Tuesday, Nov 5 - Think Forum: David Henry Hwang at the CWRU Maltz Performing Arts Center

Tuesday, Nov 5 - An Evening with Orin Wolf at Temple Israel Ner Tamid (TINT)

Wednesday, Nov 6 - Keep Talking: a Storytelling Show "Coming Clean" at Happy Dog

Wednesday, Nov 6 - An Evening with Jill Grunenwald at the Coventry Library

Wednesday, Nov 6 - Meet Author John Vanek at CCPL

Wednesday, Nov 6 - Cross Keys, Carpet Bag and Pen at CCPL

Thursday, Nov 7 - Mark Z. Danielewski at Mac's Backs-Books on Coventry

Friday, Nov 8 - BRNHS Presents: This Series is NOT on Netflix s2 (a TV movie)

Friday, Nov 8 - Poetry Reading: Burroughs / Baldinger / Pavey at Visible Voice Books

Saturday, Nov 9 - Mark Twain's America Then and Now launch party at CPL

Saturday, Nov 9 - The Making of Cleveland's Black "Suburb in the City" at Harvard HCSC

Tuesday, Nov 12 - Brews and Prose: Mary Doria Russell and Marwa Helal

Wednesday, Nov 13 - BELT University: Exploring Cleveland Architecture at Happy Dog

Wednesday, Nov 13 - Lawrence Lanahan: The Lines Between Us at Loganberry Books

Thursday, Nov 14 - Meet Author Kevin Wilson at CCPL

Saturday, Nov 16 - Concrete Wink Poetry Reading, Mac's Backs-Books on Coventry

Sunday, Nov 17 - Romona Robinson: Your Voice is Your Power at Loganberry Books

Tuesday, Nov 19 - Poetry+ featuring Steve Abbott & Leonard Kress at Art on Madison

Thursday, Nov 21 - Sweet Release at Outlandish Press

Saturday, Nov 23 - From Writer to Author at CPL

Saturday, Nov 23 - Streetlight Imaginations with Crisis Chronicles & NightBallet at CCPL

Wednesday, Nov 27 - Mike DeCapite Reading w/ Zena Smith at Visible Voice Books

Open Mics

Friday, Nov 1 - First Friday's Open Mic Night at Coffee Coffee Coffee

Tuesday, Nov 5 - Our Bodies, Our Stories at Kent State SRVSS

Thursday, Nov 7 - One Mic Open: We're back! at Twelve Literary Arts

Tuesday, Nov 12 - Bookhouse Spoken Word Open Mic

Thursday, Nov 14 - The People Poetry Slam at B Side Lounge

Thursday, Nov 21 - Starlight Elsewhere Open Mic at Coffee Coffee Coffee

Tuesday, Nov 26 - Bookhouse Spoken Word Open Mic

Thursday, Nov 28 - Poetry Open Mic Night at Visible Voice Books

Other Events

Sunday, Nov 3 - Toni Morrison doc "The Foreigner’s Home" - Filmmakers in Person! at the Cinematheque

Tuesday, Nov 5 - Bookhouse Book Swap

Wednesday, Nov 6 - Free Poetry Workshop at Visible Voice Books

Thursday, Nov 7 - Self-Publishing Roundtable at CCPL

Saturday, Nov 9 - The Writing Room: West at Art on Madison

Saturday, Nov 9 - Teen Zines at MOCA with Lake Erie Ink

Sunday, Nov 10 - Silent Book Club at Appletree Books

Monday, Nov 11 - Books In a Bar discussion of "The Best American Short Stories 2019" Ed. by Anthony Doerr

Tuesday, Nov 12 - Books and Brew Book Storing at the Kids Book Bank

Tuesday, Nov 12 - Silent Book Club at The Bookshop in Lakewood

Monday, Nov 18 - Femme Book Club November: Nice Big American Baby

Monday, Nov 18 - 1619 Project Discussion Group: The Conversation Continues at CH-UHPL

Tuesday, Nov 19 - Global Peace Poem Workshop & Open Mic at Wick Poetry Center in Kent

Tuesday, Nov 19 - Food For Thought: An Examination of Food Waste & Insecurity at Bookhouse Brewing

Saturday, Nov 23 - Booksgiving at Bookhouse Brewing