Cleveland Public Poetry: Poetry of Love, Thursday, February 14, Featuring Kisha Nicole Foster

Cleveland Public LibraryLiterature Department, 2nd FloorMain Library, 325 Superior Ave.12:00 p.m., Thursday, February 14, 2019 Come share an original or classic poem that celebrates the romantic tradition of Valentine’s Day. Foster’s latest collection is titled Blood Work  (Outlandish Press, 2018). After a Q&A, the mic will open for others. If you don’t want to read, that’s …

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2019 Ohio Poetry Out Loud Region Semifinals Held at Cleveland Public Library

A very special thank you to John Skrtic, Director, Main Library & Research, whose support made this year’s event at Cleveland Public Library possible. On Saturday, February 2, 2019 the Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library (OCFB), in partnership with the Ohio Arts Council, hosted the Poetry Out Loud Northeast/Cleveland Ohio Regional …

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Cleveland Public Poetry Begins 2019 Season with Poet E. F. Schraeder

Cleveland Public Library Literature Department, 2nd Floor Main Library, 325 Superior Ave. Saturday, January 19, 2018 | 12:00 PM Join us as we begin our public poetry readings for 2019. On Saturday, January 19 at 12:00 p.m., Cleveland Public Poetry open mic poetry reading series will feature E. F. Schraeder. After a Q&A, the mic …

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Write in the Window of Appletree Books and Enter Appletree’s NaNoWriMo Writing Contest!

It’s November, which means people the world over are 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). Every writer needs a place to write, a space that brings forth inspiration. What better place than a wonderfully …

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A CWRU’s Writers House Event: November 10, 2018

“Your Speculative Fiction: From Concept to Elevator Pitch” Free Workshop with Linda Robertson Saturday, November 10, 2018 Bellflower Hall 102, 11421 Bellflower Ave. | 1:00 to 3:30 Only 20 Participants/ Must Pre-register Send your 1 page fantasy/speculative fiction novel concept with your registration to writershouse@case.edu. Come and join the conversation with author Linda Robertson. She’ll be …

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Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Non-Fiction 2019 Shortlist

The American Library Association has announced six books shortlisted for the esteemed Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, awarded for the previous year’s best fiction and nonfiction books written for adult readers and published in the United States. The awards were established in 2012 to recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for …

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November is National Novel Writing Month

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 20th 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. November 30. It’s …

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