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Join us for the 2019 Cleveland Drafts Festival

Saturday October 12 in the Larchmere Neighborhood

Save your spot! Register at Eventbrite:

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1:00 PM

Check In for Drafts 2019

Loganberry Books 

13015 Larchmere Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44120

1:30 PM

Brews + Prose Presents the Cleveland Drafts Kick-Off Event!

A reading by Noam Dorr 

Panel Discussion: “What Writers Offer, What Writers Need” Moderated by Noelle  Celeste

Panelists:  Gray-Kontar / Hindi / Howey / Thomas / Wing

Loganberry Books

13015 Larchmere Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44120

3:00 PM

CSU Poetry Center Presents High Voltage!

Readings by Christopher / Foster / C. Harris / Pitts 

Wolf’s Gallery

13010 Larchmere Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44120

Purpled Palm Press Presents!

Readings by Chatti / David / Q. Harris / Tognazzini

Larchmere Fire Works

12406 Larchmere Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44120

4:00 PM

The Manhattan Project Takes Cleveland Drafts!

Works by Bancroft / Latimer / Johnston / Schwabauer

Performances by Zach / TBD

Larchmere Arts

12726 Larchmere Blvd, Cleveland, Ohio 44120

Belt Publishing Presents!

Readings by Gyorki / Kane / Schaer / Sintsirmas

Academy Tavern

12800 Larchmere Blvd Cleveland, Ohio 44120

5:00 PM

Barnhouse Journal + Gordon Square Review Presents Square Dance!

Readings by Biederman  / Freeman / Hunt / Mondok

Shaker Auto Body

12916 Larchmere Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44120

6:00 PM

Twelve Literary Arts Presents Growth Cycle!

Readings by Cross / Hensley / Messitt / Schubert

Larchmere Tavern 13051 Larchmere Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44120

7:00 PM

Cleveland Drafts Afterparty!

Mingle with performing writers & literary arts organizers. Snacks will be served. Cash bar. 

Larchmere Tavern 13051 Larchmere Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44120

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Interested in volunteering with Drafts? 

To get involved, send us an email at, or get in touch on

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Cleveland Drafts is made possible in part by state tax dollars allocated by the Ohio Legislature to the Ohio Arts Council (OAC). The OAC is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally, and economically. 

getting there


Our base location, Loganberry Books, is located on the east side of Cleveland, just on the border of Shaker Heights. Additional venues for the readings are within  2-5 block radius. 


PARKING: There is free and convenient on-street and side street parking, in addition to several small parking lots on the street. Please note the side parking lot at Loganberry is reserved for those with mobility issues.


PUBLIC TRANSIT: Larchmere is easily accessible by RTA, or the Rapid, which has a stop at Shaker Square.  


MAPS + DIRECTIONS: See Larchmere - Directions for maps and full details.



Loganberry Books has a driveway on the east side of the building, particularly for those with mobility issues. A ramp is available if you need assistance with the front step. 

Please contact Cleveland Drafts by email to discuss your needs.


harassment policy

Attendees must respect common sense rules for public behavior, personal interaction, common courtesy, and respect for private property. Persons not in compliance with this policy may be reported to other authorities. Persons finding themselves in a situation where they feel their safety is at risk or who become aware of an attendee who not in compliance with this policy should immediately locate a staff member so that the matter can be handled in an expeditious manner. We value your presence and appreciate your respect for each other.

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