NaNoWriMo at the Ohio Center for the Book


Participate in National Novel Writing Month with the Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library. This November, we’re hosting acclaimed Ohio novelists Alison Stine and Pete Beatty for readings and Q & A’s, and offering writers a quiet and safe space to draft their novels through our Saturday Come Write Ins.

Alison Stine, author of Trashlands, Virtual Event

An online reading and Q&A with Alison Stine. Stine is the author of Trashlands, a finalist for the Ohioana Book Award, and Road Out of Winter, winner of the 2021 Philip K. Dick Award. Her next novel, Dust, will be published in 2024.

Friday, November 3
4:30 p.m.
via Zoom

Pete Beatty, author of Cuyahoga, Virtual Event

A reading and Q&A with Pete Beatty. Beatty is the author of Cuyahoga, which was longlisted for the PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel.

Wednesday, November 8
4:30 p.m.
via Zoom

Come Write In!

Join the Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library for a 90-minute writing session.

Work on your novel in a quiet, supportive, and safe environment.

Take advantage of a curated selection of books and prompts and share a bit about your works-in-progress at the end of each session.

No registration necessary.

Saturdays, November 4th, 18th, and 25th
12:30 – 2 p.m.
Ohio Center for the Book
325 Superior Ave

The Ohio Center for the Book is located on the 2nd floor of the Cleveland Public Library Main Building in downtown Cleveland at 325 Superior Avenue (click for a Google Map)