Writer, Teacher, Producer, Performer
Dana Norris is a writer and the founder of Story Club, a monthly storytelling show that has been featured in Poets & Writers magazine. Story Club is held on a monthly basis in Cleveland, Chicago, Minneapolis, Boston, Belgrade, and (coming soon) Phoenix. She is also the editor-in-chief of Story Club Magazine.
Dana resides in the Cleveland area, where she writes for Role/Reboot and Cleveland Scene and teaches with Literary Cleveland and StoryStudio Chicago. She has been featured in the Chicago Reader, the Chicago Tribune, as well as on WBEZ and WCPN. In 2015, Dana was named one of Chicago's top 50 literary influencers by New City Chicago.
Writing Out Loud
When: Wednesdays 9/7, 9/21, 10/5, 10/19, & 10/26, 7-9PM
Where: Market Garden Brewery, 1947 W 25th St Cleveland
What: Ever seen someone on stage captivating the crowd and thought "I want to do that"? This class will show you how to create, edit, and perform your own stories. We'll show you how to turn off your inner critic and turn up your creative juices.
How: Cost is $75 & $60 if you're a Literary Cleveland member. Space is limited - register today at Literary Cleveland!
Story Club Cleveland
When: Tuesday, September 6, 7PM
Where: The BottleHouse Brewing Co, 2050 Lee Rd Cleveland Heights, OH
What: Story Club Cleveland is an open mic for true stories. Open mic sign up starts at 7PM and the show goes live at 7:30PM. Open micers are given 8 minutes (1300 words) in which to tell a true story. Each show also spotlights featured performances from talented local storytellers.
How: Event is 21+ with a $10 suggested donation. BottleHouse has food and drink available during the show.