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Thanks for helping create a place for kids to create!

Lake Erie Ink is grateful for the support we receive from our community! You help us cultivate a place where young writers discover their voices, share their ideas, and inspire each other. Creative writing transports youth beyond familiar boundaries—to imagine new possibilities and connect to the larger community. At Lake Erie Ink, we believe all children should […]

Weekend Ink! Rewrite the World: a Sci-Fi and Fantasy Workshop

Did you know that science fiction and fantasy writers write poetry as well as fiction? Lake Erie Ink’s Weekend Ink on November 22 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm will feature two such authors, Mary Turzillo and Geoffrey A. Landis, who will share their stories, poems and expertise with participants.  For all ages.  $5 registration fee.  Free to members and […]

Shopping + sustainability = support

Shop Whole Foods Market Cedar Center and support Lake Erie Ink! Through January, LEI is a featured non-profit in the Nickels for Non-Profits program. Grab your holiday meal essentials and support creative writing and expression for youth in our community!How does this program work? Bring your reusable grocery bags when you shop and get a […]

Face the College Essay: Be Yourself

Lake Erie Ink is offering a series of college essay writing workshops this fall. Programs are provided both in classrooms and at Lake Erie Ink’s Coventry site. Students from John Adams High School have received essay help from Lake Erie Ink through an affiliation with College Now. If you are a teacher and want Lake Erie Ink in […]

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

7:00 pm College Essay Workshop @ Lake Erie Ink
College Essay Workshop @ Lake Erie Ink
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Brainstorm your way into the Common App college essay.  Work with experienced writers and counselors.  Write the essay that best expresses who you are. College essay workshop flyer Fall 2014

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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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