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 Carissa Russell

Upcoming Reading

6th Anniversary Celebration

July 10 at 7:00 p.m.

 Photo Credit :Melanie Acevedo

Photo Credit :Melanie Acevedo

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Paula McLain is the author of the New York Times bestselling novels, Circling the Sun and The Paris Wife, an international bestseller, which has been published in thirty-four languages. Her new book, Love and Ruin, was just released in May. The recipient of fellowships from Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony, the Cleveland Arts Prize, the Ohio Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts, she is also the author of two collections of poetry; a memoir, Like Family, Growing up in Other People’s Houses; and a first novel, A Ticket to Ride. She lives with her family in Cleveland.










Thrity Umrigar is the best selling writer of eight novels, including The Space Between Us, Everybody’s Son and The Secrets Between Us. Her work has been published in over 15 countries. She is the winner of the Cleveland Arts Prize, was a finalist for the PEN/Beyond Margins award and was a recipient of the Nieman Fellowship to Harvard. A former journalist, she has written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe and the Huffington Post. She is a professor of English at Case Western Reserve University.








Upcoming Readings 

(Readings at Market Garden Brewery Unless Noted)

Tuesday, August 7

Friday, September 28 (Location TBD)

Saturday, October 20 (Location TBD)

Tuesday, November 13

Tuesday, December 4


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Series founder Dave Lucas receives a 2016 cleveland arts prize.