if you live in Cincy, check out inktank.org for more details.
InkTank is the writing and literacy center in Over-the-Rhine, dedicated to promoting literary arts as a means to transcend perceived barriers of age, race, economic, geographic and educational backgrounds, while strengthening the sense of community in Cincinnati.
InkTank World Headquarters includes:
• program space for writing groups
• exhibition space for the display of art containing words/text
• performance space for special events, such as Open Mics, music, intimate theater
• a local authors’ bookstore, The Book Bank
• office space for InkTank administration
• a lovely courtyard for reading and quiet contemplation