William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage

Image showing headshots of the 2018-19 Writers Center Stage lineup and the series logo
Image showing a headshot of Judy Blume and three book covers, and the date of her talk, Wednesday, Sept. 26
Image showing a headshot of John Grisham and three book covers, and the date of his talk, Oct. 25
Image showing headshots of Jesmyn Ward and Ayana Mathis and three book covers, and the date of their talk, Nov. 14
Image showing a headshot of Timothy Egan and three book covers, and the date of his talk, March 19
Image showing headshots of Lynda Barry and Matt Groening and two book covers, and the date of their talk, Wednesday, April 16
Image showing a headshot of Jennifer Egan and two book covers, and the date of her talk, May 1

Introducing the 2018-2019 Season

‌‌The William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Series brings the literary world's best writers to Cleveland. The 2018-2019 series is presented by the Cuyahoga County Public Library Foundation and Case Western Reserve University. Funds raised by this series help support Cuyahoga County Public Library, the nation’s top-rated library system for eight consecutive years. All shows start promptly at 7:30 p.m.

Date Speaker(s)
Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018   Judy Blume 
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018   John Grisham  
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018   Jesmyn Ward  
Tuesday, March 19, 2019   Timothy Egan
Tuesday, April 16, 2019   Lynda Barry & Matt Groening
Wednesday, May 1, 2019   Jennifer Egan   

 

Tickets

Subscriptions packages available now. Single event tickets begin Monday  August 20, 2018. 

All tickets are delivered via email. No tickets will be mailed. All sales are final and no refunds will be issued. Guests with questions may contact the Information Desk at 216.368.6062.


An image thanking sponsors of the Writers Center Stage 2018-19 season, with logos of Cuyahoga County Public Library Foundation, CWRU, Medical Mutual, Ulmer Attorneys, Roetzel, Hathaway Brown, University School, Tri-C, Dominion, KeyBank, MMG, Sherwin-Williams and Kohl