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Fri, Dec 16


Cleveland Public Library Hough Branch

Greyt Big Talk w/ Justin Reynolds

Greyt Big Talk is a multi-disciplinary creative lecture & podcast series for inspiring the next generation of artists and entrepreneurs.

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Greyt Big Talk w/ Justin Reynolds
Greyt Big Talk w/ Justin Reynolds

Time & Location

Dec 16, 2022, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Cleveland Public Library Hough Branch, 6530 Lexington Ave, Cleveland, OH 44103, USA


About the Event

GREYT BIG TALK is a multi-disciplinary creative lecture & podcast series for inspiring the next generation of artists and entrepreneurs.

Live Audience Podcast Recordings Feature:

  • local culinary artisan breakfast and coffee,
  • live music performances
  • original art by local designers
  • startup pitches for anything our community is making
  • a short talk from a successful creative person
  • all filmed to share with our community online.

Become a Member to sign up now for free, or wait for FOMO Registration to open Monday, December 12th at 9 am

(interested in a feature, artisan maker space, company recruiting tabletop space, or other placement within the program? email us at Since our founding in January of 2015, we’ve hosted nearly 10,000 attendees in pop-up locations all over the city of Cleveland.


justin a. reynolds always wanted to be a writer. Opposite of Always, his debut YA novel, was an Indies Introduce Top Ten Debut, a School Library Journal Best Book of 2019, a Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Books of 2019, and has been translated into 19 languages. It is currently being developed for film by Paramount Players and was recently adapted into a popular Webtoon with 1.2 million reads and counting. His second YA novel, Early Departures, was a Kirkus Reviews Best of 2020, a Junior Library Guild Selection, and hailed by Booklist as a "virtuoso performance". His Marvel graphic novel debut featuring Brooklyn’s Spider-Man, Miles Morales: Shock Waves, was an ABA Indie Bestseller. justin's first short story Our Dill was published in the #1 New York Times Bestselling anthology Black Boy Joy. In the fall of 2022, justin teamed up with former NBA All-Star and current Miami Heat assistant coach Caron Butler to release Shot Clock, the first title in a highly-anticipated middle-grade series. justin is also the editor and contributor of the forthcoming Penguin Random House title House Party, a novel of diverse, interconnected stories, co-written with 9 bestselling authors, including National Book Award finalist Christina Hammonds Reed and Newbery Award Winner Jerry Craft. justin is also the co-founder of the CLE Reads Book Festival, a Cleveland Book Festival for middle-grade and young adult writers.

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  • Greyt Big Talk Ticket

    General registration and support for the Greyt Big Talk program. Includes a light breakfast and coffee.

    +$0.38 service fee
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  • FOMO Ticket

    The same as a regular ticket, limited amounts free as available. This ticket registration opens Monday before the event at 9 am. Available on a first-come-first-serve basis

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