ALE FEST TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW - BUY YOURS TODAY!

You searched for:

  • [X]Arts & Culture
  • [X]Books, Lit, & Authors
Start over

Search Events…

Narrow Search

Books, Lit, & Authors Search

18 total results

RA Washington’s Blach Eunuch – Book Release and Reading

Sun., June 24, 6-7 p.m.
phone 216-961-0084
aaront@visiblevoicebooks.com

RA Washington is the founder of Guide to Kulchur, a creative project that hosts artist events and talks. Guide to Kulchur is a pay-what-you-want book store that features curated local and small press books & classic literature. RA, through his work as a publisher, artist, and community figure has inspired and motivated artists young and old to learn and create Many projects have come to fruition through his support. He is a musician and producer who’s current projects include Mourning [A] BLKstar and BLKTYGR. free

http://www.visiblevoicebooks.com

Monday Afternoon Book Discussion

Mon., June 25, 2:30-4 p.m.
phone 440-238-5530

Meets the 4th Monday of each month at 2:30 pm. New members welcome! Our next discussion will be held on Monday, June 25th at 2:30 pm. Our June discussion title will be America's First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie. Copies of the book will be available for checkout at the circulation desk. Join us for great conversation! Free

ECPL Book Club

Fourth Tuesday of every month, 5:30-6:45 p.m. Continues through Dec. 18
phone 216-541-4128

Join the ECPL Book Club on fourth Tuesdays. February 27, discussing The Wait by Devon Franklin and Megan Good. free

http://www.eastclevelandpubliclibrary.org

Writing For the World's Most Passionate Readers: Kids

Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. Continues through June 26
phone 216-406-3750
info@litcleveland.org

No one cares about stories more than young readers do. This workshop focuses on writing the kinds of stories they deserve. We'll consider character, narrative arc, voice, humor, and writing strong themes (without being didactic!) Participants should bring work in progress for gentle and productive group critique. Picture books, chapter books and middle grade fiction will be emphasized, but writers of YA and non-fiction are also welcome. For anyone with work in progress. $80 / 60 for Lit Cleveland members

http://www.litcleveland.org/writing-for-the-worlds-most-passionate-readers-kids.html
Buy Tickets
Loganberry Books (map)
13015 Larchmere Blvd.
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-795-9800
Writing For the World's Most Passionate Readers: Kids

Slices of a Life: Vision and Revision

Wed., June 27, 7-9 p.m., Wed., July 11, 7-9 p.m. and Wed., July 18, 7-9 p.m.
phone 216-406-3750
jrosen@litcleveland.org

This memoir workshop will provide a window into important times in your life: how it was for you to grow up in your home, to survive adolescence, what made you who you are. Simple exercises and prompts will result in your writing short vignettes. We will write in class, have homework assignments, and will work with approaches to revision. You will be able to share your writing and make editorial suggestions for one another in a safe, supportive environment. Led by writing coach and instructor Linda Goodman Robiner. $120 / 90 for Lit Cleveland members

http://www.litcleveland.org/slices-of-a-life-vision-and-revision.html
Buy Tickets
Mac's Backs Paperbacks (map)
1820 Coventry Rd.
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-321-2665
Slices of a Life: Vision and Revision

Science, Love and Revolution-Slam Poet David Lee Morgan Performs Live!

Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
phone 216-932-2543
revbookscle@hotmail.com
, ,

A Radical Revolt Against a Revolting Culture UK Slam champion David Lee Morgan spits rhythm, rhyme and intense lyrics over music composed by Michael Harding of Animat. The show begins with the roar of the jungle and follows the broad sweep of human history as it develops through revolution, defeat, and renewed revolution. What can we learn from our past revolutions, both the achievements and mistakes? Are we doomed to be forever controlled by the market forces that rule over us like some blind idiot god? $5 donation to benefit Revolution Books

http://www.revbookscle.org
Revolution Books (map)
2804 Mayfield Rd.
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-932-2543
Science, Love and Revolution-Slam Poet David Lee Morgan Performs Live!

First Friday Poetry Spectacular

First Friday of every month, 7 p.m.
,

Lake Effect Poetry and The Poet's Haven present the First Friday Poetry Spectacular, now monthly at Karma Cafe in Canton. Each month includes a featured poet (sometimes with a Poet's Haven book release), an open-mic, and a poetry slam. The slam is sanctioned by Lake Effect Poetry, and during certain months it is also a qualifier for north-east Ohio's team and individual spots at national slam events. This event is also broadcast live on Ustream. FREE

Karma Cafe (map)
4339 Dressler Road NW
Canton/Stark County
phone 330-492-8900
First Friday Poetry Spectacular

Writing Your Family History

Sat., July 7, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and Sat., July 14, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
phone 216-406-3750
jrosen@litcleveland.org

Your family is rich in story, and you may have a few heirlooms, a mind full of memorable tales, or many boxes of keepsake letters, journals and clippings. Learn organizing and gathering techniques for writing your family history with the goal of publishing it or preserving it for friends or for generations to come. In this class, we will use writing examples, prompts and research as a jumping off point for exploring family history. Led by writer and Lit Cleveland director Lee Chilcote. FREE

http://www.litcleveland.org/writing-your-family-history.html
Buy Tickets

"Flying Saucers: From Venus They Come!"

First Saturday of every month, 8-10 p.m.
phone 216-671-8221 restaurant; 330-325-8367 (UFOS), North Coast Info Quest group
malariche@yahoo.com

The "Cosmic Ray," Dr. Keller, will discuss intelligent life on Venus and its connection to the UFO phenomenon in varied aspects: astronomy, history, literature, mythology, science, Theosophy and ufology. free

http://venusconcisehistory.com
Denny's (map)
4331 W. 150th St.
West Side/Ohio City/Tremont/Detroit Shoreway
phone 330-325-UFOS
malariche@yahoo.com
"Flying Saucers:  From Venus They Come!"

Story Club West Side

Second Wednesday of every month, 7-9:30 p.m.
dana@storyclubcleveland.com
,

Story Club is an open mic for true stories and was voted "best bar event" by Thrillist Cleveland. We're thrilled to start this second installment of our Cleveland show at Forest City Brewery! We also three open mic slots so you can share your true story! Open mic sign up starts at 7PM and open micers are given 8 minutes (1300 words) in which to tell their true tales. If more than 3 people sign up we'll draw names for the slots. Entrance is free, and the evening's suggested $10 donation supports local charities. $10

http://www.storyclubcleveland.com
Forest City Brewery (map)
2135 Columbus Rd.
West Side/Ohio City/Tremont/Detroit Shoreway
phone (216) 228-9116
forestcitybrewery@gmail.com
Story Club West Side

Teen Open Mic

Thu., July 12, 6:30-9 p.m.
phone 216-320-4757
info@lakeerieink.org

Speak your mind at this open mic for teens in grades 6-12. Bring poems, stories, or songs to share, or write one while you’re here. Doors open at 6:30pm; reading begins at 7pm. Join us for an open mic before the 9pm screening of Wonder Woman in the park. All are invited to listen, and no registration is required. Come to perform, write, watch, or eat! Pizza will be provided. Free

http://lakeerieink.org
Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Park (map)
2843 Washington Ave
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-556-0927
Teen Open Mic

Lee Chilcote and Jen O’Leary

Sat., July 14, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
phone 216-961-0084
aaront@visiblevoicebooks.com

Lee Chilcote will perform new original songs accompanied by Jen O’Leary’s beautiful harmonies. Come and check out one of Northeast Ohio’s best independent bookstores and drink (and sing) with us. Copies of Lee’s book The Shape of Home will also be for sale. free

http://www.visiblevoicebooks.com

Teen Open Mic

Tue., July 17, 6:30-9 p.m.
phone 216-320-4757
info@lakeerieink.org

Speak your mind at this open mic for teens in grades 6-12. Bring poems, stories, or songs to share, or write one while you’re here. Doors open at 6:30pm; reading begins at 7pm. All are invited to listen, and no registration is required. Come to perform, write, watch, or eat! Pizza will be provided. Free

http://lakeerieink.org
Noble Neighborhood Library (map)
2800 Noble Rd.
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-932-3600
Teen Open Mic

Meet Authors Annie Hogsett & David Pepper

Wed., July 18, 7-8:30 p.m.
phone 216-382-4880
http://attend.cuyahogalibrary.org/event/640331

Annie Hogsett is the author of Murder to the Metal, the second book in her successful Somebody’s Bound to Wind Up Dead mystery series. Allie and Tom, the stars from Hogsett’s debut Too Lucky to Live, are back and find themselves plunged into a high-speed race against danger and death. David Pepper is the author of The Wingman, the second in his Jack Sharpe political thriller series. After uncovering a deep-rooted voter-fraud conspiracy in The People’s House, veteran Midwestern reporter Jack Sharpe returns this time to discover an elaborate scheme to steal the American presidency. FREE

http://attend.cuyahogalibrary.org/event/640331
Buy Tickets

Stardust Poetry at Karma Café

Third Friday of every month, 7 p.m.
,

The Poet's Haven presents Stardust Poetry at Karma Cafe! The show includes an open-mic and featured poets and/or performers. Many of these shows are also the launch of new Poet's Haven Author Series books, with the author as a feature as often as possible. All ages are welcome, though parents should be aware that some performances may contain adult language. FREE

Karma Cafe (map)
4339 Dressler Road NW
Canton/Stark County
phone 330-492-8900
Stardust Poetry at Karma Café
Showing 1-15 of 18 total results in this search.

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.


© 2018 Cleveland Scene: 737 Bolivar Rd., Suite 4100, Cleveland, OH 44115, (216) 241-7550
Logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.


Website powered by Foundation