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Cleveland Drafts

The 2nd Annual Cleveland Drafts Literary Festival is coming to Larchmere! This unique literary crawl features local writers working in fiction, poetry, nonfiction and playwriting at every stage of their career. Join us for an afternoon celebrating words, writers, and community!

Festival goers will enjoy performances by featured writers reading “works-in-progress” giving audiences a chance to see their creative process at work. This Year’s festival is a mashup of 8 lively events across 7 local venues featuring 32 amazing writers from across Northeast Ohio. We’ll kick off the festivities at Loganberry Books and finish with an after-party at Larchmere Tavern.

The event is free and open to the public and you can pre-register at Eventbrite .See our website for full schedule and program details.

Cleveland Drafts is presented in collaboration with Barnhouse Journal, Belt Publishing, Brews + Prose, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland State Poetry Center, Gordon Square Review, Lake Erie Ink, Literary Cleveland, Loganberry Books, NEOMFA, Manhattan Project Theater Lab, Purpled Palm Press, and Twelve Literary Arts. Our Festival is made possible through the generosity of the Ohio Arts Council and our fiscal sponsor Arts Cleveland.

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