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LEI begins 5th year of creative writing programming for youth

Lake Erie Ink is thrilled to begin our 5th year of programming. It’s appropriate that this is our wood anniversary…we continue to be vital, solid and growing. LEI grew out of the many years that co founders, Amy Rosenbluth and Cynthia Larsen had been providing creative writing programs for youth in the communities on the east side of Cleveland.  […]

Fall programming begins 9/15

Ink Spot is our after school creative writing and homework help program for grades 4-8, offered 3:00 – 5:30 pm onsite at Coventry. Students attend up to 4 afternoons, Monday – Thursday. As part of registration, parents must attend an onsite visit, either at an open house or make an appointment. Evening Ink, our writers workshop for […]

A storied September weekend

There are two events that storytellers of all ages won’t want to miss. On Friday night, plan to join Dave Sabol of TOLD CLE and Lake Erie Ink, exploring Lessons. Check out the storytelling workshop at 6:30 at Lake Erie Ink, followed by a Told performance at 8:00pm, B-Side Liquor Lounge & Arcade, Coventry @ Euclid Heights Blvd. Told is a live storytelling […]

Summer Ink a success!

Lake Erie Ink served 100 youth in our summer camps this year. Check out the video below, created by summer intern Maya Watkins, reviewing our 2015 summer camps. This photo [left] was taken at our popular Community Connections camp, where students visited local businesses, landmarks and community assets. This features their visit to Burnt Toast Farms, a short walk from […]

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

3:00 pm Ink Spot Parent Open House & Reg... @ Lake Erie Ink
Ink Spot Parent Open House & Reg... @ Lake Erie Ink
Sep 2 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Stop by our open house to register your child for Fall 2015 Ink Spot. Parents must attend an open house of make an appointment to register in person.
3:00 pm Noble Satellite Ink Spot begins @ Noble Elementary School
Noble Satellite Ink Spot begins @ Noble Elementary School
Sep 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Lake Erie Ink will offer a satellite Ink Spot program for Noble 4-5th graders every Tuesday and Thursday through the 2015-16 school year. Contact the office for more information! 216-320-4757.
6:30 pm Volunteer Orientation and Training @ Lake Erie Ink
Volunteer Orientation and Training @ Lake Erie Ink
Sep 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Lake Erie Ink Volunteers Flyer fall 2015

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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