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Twelve Literary Arts Announces Northeast Ohio Barbara Smith Writers-in-Residence

Playwright, actress, and theatre director Nina Domingue-Glover and poet Quartez Harris have been named Twelve Literary Arts’ first local Barbara Smith Writers-in-Residence. Domingue-Glover and Harris were selected from a pool of submissions by an independent panel of five judges from across the state of Ohio. The two writers will spend three months completing major literary works in progress. They will be provided a $5,000 stipend, workspace, and several opportunities to share their works-in-progress across Northeast Ohio.

TELOS: a poetry reading featuring Eric M. Odum, Stephanie Ginese, and Naazneen Diwan

Twelve Literary Arts is proud to present: Telos: A poetry reading with purpose, featuring three of Cleveland's poets on-the-verge. Naazneen Diwan, Stephanie Ginese, and Eric M. Odum will read  selections of poetry on May 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm at Visible Voice Bookstore. For more information, visit our Events section. 

Submit to Cleveland Drafts Literary Festival 2019!

Twelve Literary Arts is proud to be a partner of the annual Cleveland Drafts Literary Festival. Cleveland Drafts features drafts, or current works-in-progress, by writers  from northeast Ohio  at every stage of their careers. Visit us here to submit work to Cleveland Drafts 2019. 

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