Tuesday, April 11, 2023

CLE Poetry Festival: April 21-22

From our friends at Literary Cleveland:

Draft new poems, advance your craft, meet publishers, and celebrate poetry with the best poets and editors in the city.

Join Literary Cleveland, CWRU English Department, CSU Poetry Center, Grieveland, and Mac's Backs Books for the Cleveland Poetry Festival April 21-22.

Spots are limited. Register here.

Monday, April 10, 2023

The CSU Poetry Center Turns Sixty!

From our friends at the Cleveland State University Poetry Center:

The CSU Poetry Center is celebrating 60 years this Friday--join us in celebrating over half a century of publishing, programming, & pedagogy!!!


Monday, April 3, 2023

Self-Publishing Roundtable, April 6th in South Euclid

Curious about or considering self-publishing? Join us this Thursday, 6 April at 7 pm, at the South Euclid-Lyndhurst branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library for A Self-Publishing Roundtable featuring panelists

Juliet Cook (Blood Pudding Press publisher and co-author of Short Poems About Violence and Chickens),
Michelle R. Smith (Literary Cleveland Programming Associate and author of The Vagina Analogues), and
* John Burroughs (Crisis Chronicles Press publisher and  author of The Wrest of the Worthwhile).

Please register here: https://cuyahoga.libnet.info/event/7616134.

1876 S Green Road
South Euclid, Ohio 44121

A Gathering of Laurels: Six Poets Laureate, April 8th in South Euclid

This Sunday, 8 April at 2 pm, join us at the South Euclid-Lyndhurst branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library for A Gathering of Laurels. Poets Laureate from around the area will read from their work, emceed by Doc Janning, the Poet Laureate of South Euclid. Books will be available for sale and signing, and we'll celebrate with light refreshments. This is a free event and there are seats still available.

Poets reading will include:

Doc Janning, Poet Laureate of South Euclid
Honey Bell-Bey, Poet Laureate of Cuyahoga County
Siaara Freeman, Poet Laureate of Cleveland Heights & University Heights
Mary Weems, Poet Laureate Emerita of Cleveland Heights
Jeremy Jusek, Poet Laureate of Parma
John Burroughs, U.S. Beat Poet Laureate

Please register here: https://attend.cuyahogalibrary.org/event/7644203.


The poet doesn't invent. He listens. ~Jean Cocteau