Twelve Literary Arts 

An ecosystem for poets and writers of color 

Twelve Literary Arts Announces 2019-20 Glenville Artists-in-Residence 

Evelyn Burnett & Mordecai Cargill of ThirdSpace Action Lab

Poet, dancer & educator, Mary Barrett

Poet, educator and founder of the Muslim Writers Collective, Dr. Naazneen Diwan

About Robert P. Madison Architect of the historic Madison Building

Robert P. Madison is the first African American architect in the state of Ohio. In 1954, Madison founded the architecture firm that still stands today, Robert P Madison International, Inc. In 1962, Madison designed the first office in Ohio for Black medical professionals and has since been remodeled and renamed The Madison in his honor. 

To schedule a viewing of the apartments, or for more information about The Glenville Artist-in-Residence Program

contact Twelve Literary Arts Executive Artistic Director, Daniel Gray-Kontar at

[email protected]


The Glenville Artist-in-Residence Program is made possible 
thanks to the generosity of The Cleveland Foundation.