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, January 8
A Tribute to Nikki Delamotte


Together with her partner Robert and friends, we celebrate the life and work of Nikki Delamotte with readings of her own writing. Friends, colleagues, and admirers of Nikki will read the stories of which she was most proud.

The event (so far) will feature Ginger Christ, Rachel Dissell, Rachel Hunt, Brandi McElhatten Woodward, Annie Nickoloff, and Annie Zaleski.

Check back for more names and information.


Upcoming Readings 

(Readings at Market Garden Brewery Unless Noted)

Tuesday, February 5
Jill Bialosky and D. Gilson

Tuesday, March 5

Tuesday, April 2
David Baker and Ross Gay

Tuesday, May 7
Salvatore Scibona and Halle Butler


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Series founder Dave Lucas receives a 2016 cleveland arts prize.