Wednesday, March 8, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Orion Magazine contributing writer, John Freeman, author, poet, executive editor at Alfred A. Knopf, and founder of the literary journal Freeman’s will be making a stop in Cleveland on his tour of independent books stores.

Join us at the Nature Center at Shaker Lakes on Wednesday, March 8th at 7 pm for a refreshing and invigorating conversation between John Freeman and Literary Cleveland’s executive director, Matt Weinkam. Books will be available at the event courtesy of Mac’s Backs-Books on Coventry or stop by the store to pick up a copy of Freeman’s poetry collection, Wind, Trees (Copper Canyon 2022), Tales of Two Planets, a collection of essays focusing on inequality and the climate crisis, and the recent Freeman’s anthology, Animals. Mac’s Backs will be donating a portion of profits to the Nature Center.  This event is sponsored by Orion Magazine in partnership with the Nature Center. This is a free public program and donations to the Nature Center are welcome. Registration is required.



Event address: 
2600 South Park Blvd.
Cleveland, OH 44120
Wind, Trees By John Freeman Cover Image
ISBN: 9781556596483
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Copper Canyon Press - October 25th, 2022

Tales of Two Americas: Stories of Inequality in a Divided Nation By John Freeman (Editor) Cover Image
By John Freeman (Editor)
ISBN: 9780143131038
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - September 5th, 2017

Freeman's: Animals By John Freeman Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802160126
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grove Press - October 11th, 2022