Coffee and Comics with Marc Sumerak and Christopher Darling

Octavofest celebrates the book and paper arts with comics and coffee: comics professionals host workshops for participants of all skill levels. Enjoy free Rising Star coffee while creating your own personal comics or refining your sequential art skills. October 7: Featured Speaker Marc Sumerak Marc Sumerak is an Eisner and Harvey award-nominated comics creator. He has contributed as writer and…

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Meet Robin Yocum, Author of A Brilliant Death

Yocum - A Brilliant Death

On Thursday October 26, 2017, Literary Cleveland and Ohio Center for the Book continue Read Ohio with award-winning author Robin Yocum. Yocum will read and discuss his book, the 2017 Edgar® Award-nominated, A Brilliant Death. Read Ohio is an author talk and book discussion series hosted by Literary Cleveland, in partnership with the Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public…

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Start Talking! Rx Opioid Abuse

Did You Know? 1 in 6 teens has used a prescription drug in order to get high or change their mood. Two-thirds of teens who abuse pain relievers say they get them from family members and friends. One person dies every 19 minutes from drug overdose in the United States and this increasing trend is driven by prescription painkillers. Learn…

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Mira Bartók, The New York Times Best-Selling Author Visits Cleveland Public Library

The New York Times best-selling author of The Memory Place will visit Cleveland Public Library’s Rice Branch on Thursday, October 5 to discuss her highly-anticipated debut novel The Wonderling . This extraordinary story, with its deft nod to Dickensian heroes and rogues, tells the story of Arthur, a shy, fox-like foundling with only one ear and a desperate desire to belong as he seeks…

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