A Unique Space to Write for NaNoWriMo: Sign Up to be a Writer in the Window of Appletree Books

This November there will be many people the world over putting pen to paper and fixing fingers to keyboards, as they take up the challenge to write 50,000 words–in 30 days–for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Oh, the spaces they’ll write: in schools; in public libraries; in coffee houses and cafes; in bookstores and . . …

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Letters About Literature: Webinar for Educators

Letters About Literature will provide a free one-hour webinar for educators on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.  Click here for more information and registration link. Full Description of the Event: Letters About Literature is a reading and writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Students are asked to read a book, poem or …

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Ready for NaNoWriMo 2017? Let’s Prep Saturday, October 21, at Cleveland Public Library

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and for many people it means writing, writing, and more writing, until they have written 50,000 words of a novel by the end of November. Now in its 19th year, NaNoWriMo challenges participants to write a new/original work in 30 days—between 12:00 a.m. November 1 and 11:59 p.m. …

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Meet 100 Ohio authors & illustrators at the 30th annual Buckeye Book Fair Saturday, November 4, 2017

On Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Fisher Auditorium in Wooster, Ohio, the 30th Annual Buckeye Book Fair will be held from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. It provides a forum for thousands of attendees from all over Ohio to mingle, shop for books, and celebrate the joys of reading and writing–and meet with their …

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Author Larry Brooks to speak in Columbus on October 21, 2017

On Saturday, October 21, 2017, the Columbus Ohio Fiction Writers chapter of RWA® will host an all-day (9 to 5) workshop featuring author Larry Brooks at the Courtyard Marriott in Columbus (2350 Westbest Drive). Although this workshop is sponsored by a Romance Writers of America chapter, Mr. Brooks’ books, Story Fix, Story Engineering and Story …

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Why Superman Matters? Award-Winning Comic Book Writer Mark Waid Will Answer in Lecture at Lake Erie College October 11, 2017

Why Superman Matters? Award-Winning Comic Book Writer Mark Waid Will Answer in Lecture at Lake Erie College October 11, 2017

Perhaps you’ve already seen “From Cleveland to Krypton,” the Superman exhibit running currently at Cleveland Public Library, and were impressed by the amount of influence this beloved American icon has had–and continues to have–in our culture.  Maybe you left the exhibit wondering why it is that Superman, who has been incarnated in varying images since …

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2017 Dayton Literary Peace Prize Finalists Announced

2017 Dayton Literary Peace Prize Finalists Announced

The impetus for The Dayton Literary Peace Prize was the 1995 Dayton Peace Accords that ended the war in Bosnia, It is the only international literary peace prize awarded in the United States. The Prize celebrates the power of literature to promote peace, justice, and global understanding. A winner and runner-up in fiction and nonfiction will …

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Read Ohio Book Talk with Authors Robin Yocum, Shelley Costa & Casey Daniels, October 26, 2017

Read Ohio Book Talk with Authors Robin Yocum, Shelley Costa & Casey Daniels, October 26, 2017

Literary Cleveland‘s Read Ohio book talk and discussion series continues with “Fictionalizing Truth.” Authors Robin Yocum, Shelley Costa, and Casey Daniels will discuss how they draw on actual places and personal experiences in creating their work.  This event will take place on Thursday, October 26 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Market Garden Brewery, 1947 W. 25th Street, Cleveland. …

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