A simple belief...


That listening to great writing while sipping great beer could make both experiences better. Brews + Prose was founded in the summer of 2012 with this idea in mind and six years later our mission has grown to showcase America's great authors to Cleveland and to showcase Cleveland to America's great authors. We want you to join us. Readings are held the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. in the beautiful Ohio City Room at Market Garden Brewery located at 1947 W 25th St, Cleveland, OH 44113. And when you buy a book, you'll receive a free beer.

Photos by Hilary Bovay and Carissa Russell

Upcoming Reading

Tuesday, March 5


Acerbic is an arts collective created by Ali Black, Donald Black, and Gabriel Gonzalez. Ali’s poetry will be accompanied by Donald and Gabriel’s photos. Don’t miss this one.

From Acerbic:

We’re here to answer all of the questions that no one is asking.  We want to comfort the disturb and challenge the perception of the people who are comfortable.  This all started eight years ago when we decided to make solutions to the challenges we were facing as artists of color.  We write, we perform, we document and we illustrate the world of the have nots. 


Upcoming Readings 

(Readings at Market Garden Brewery Unless Noted)

Tuesday, February 5
Jill Bialosky and Anna Rose Welch

Tuesday, March 5

Tuesday, April 2
David Baker

Tuesday, May 7
Salvatore Scibona and Halle Butler


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Series founder Dave Lucas receives a 2016 cleveland arts prize.