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Introducing our new Administrative Assistant, Patti Carlyle

Thanks to the generosity of the Cleveland Foundation, we are delighted to welcome Patti Carlyle, who, as our administrative assistant, will be the “Wendy” to our Lost Boys (and Girls) in the Never Never Land of Lake Erie Ink. Patti is a writer and local activist. On the Lake Erie Ink Advisory Board, she has helped with marketing. […]

Creative Fusion Artist Pablo Serra Marino Teaches “Storytelling: First Person”

During October, Chilean Creative Fusion Artist Pablo Serra Marino is working with Ink Spot and Evening Ink participants with “Storytelling:  First Person,” a project combining art & literacy. During his residency, Pablo will share his work and aspects of Chilean culture, and students will collaborate on a DVD project inspired by Pablo’s previous work. The combined work will be displayed at […]

Find the Story Behind the Mask with Artist Augusto Bordelois at Weekend Ink

On Saturday, October 25th from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, creative kids of all ages will explore persona and point of view in a mask making and writing workshop with artist Augusto Bordelois.  Bordelois graduated from the University of Havana in Cuba, having majored in English Language and Literature. He has studied sculpture, ceramics, costume design for […]

LEI Around Town this Fall

This fall Lake Erie Ink is writing with new friends all over town. Through the Cleveland Public Library and the Ohio Center for the Book, we have been able to offer writing workshops for students of all ages at three branch libraries, providing opportunities for youth to write poems to enter in the international River of Words […]

Writers’ Gallery

Writing on Coventry in summer camp

From short stories and novels, to comics,  plays & poetry…to nonfiction and genre-bending “writing outside the box,” Lake Erie Ink writers explore a wide variety of genres at workshops and programs both on and off-site.

Upcoming Events

10:30 am Weekend Ink: The Story Behind t...
Weekend Ink: The Story Behind t...
Oct 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
An exploration of persona and point of view–Create a mask with artist Augusto Bordelois, and write from the story behind the mask.  Download the October Weekend Ink 2014 flyer. Augusto Bordelois graduated from the University of Havana in Cuba,[...]
7:00 pm Teen Evening Ink @ Lake Erie Ink
Teen Evening Ink @ Lake Erie Ink
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Teen Evening Ink @ Lake Erie Ink
Hang out with other teen writers, explore new writing prompts in a variety of genres, and share your writing with others.  For teens in 6th-12th grades. Free to members.  Register online for the quarter or pay[...]

Ink Spots


For Teachers

There are so many demands on teachers and students alike, that sometimes creative writing loses its place in the school. Creative writing motivates students because it is personal, relevant and imaginative. Students who have the opportunity to write creatively develop more fluency and confidence as writers. Lake Erie Ink supports writing in your classroom with professional development […]

For Youth

If you need help with your homework, a creative writing experience, an audience of peers, or a safe place to speak your mind and explore your imagination, Lake Erie Ink has a program for you. Read more about our programs here. Check our calendar for upcoming workshops. Register. Add your name to the mailing list […]

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2843 Washington Blvd.
Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44118
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