Minneapolis, MN – 09/18/2017

Join us for a dialogue between esteemed curator and champion of children’s literature Lisa Von Drasek and acclaimed Norwegian children’s author Jostein Gaarder. Milkweed Books is pleased to host this lively conversation on the art of storytelling, as both guests explore how children's literature can tap into some of the most profound human experiences: grief, humor, growth, and difference. Also featuring Gaarder's newest picture book, Questions Asked, which poses a series of philosophical questions that arise in childhood and endure throughout a...

Burnsville, NC – 09/09/2017

J. Drew Lanham, author of The Home Place, will give a special talk entitled, "Wandering Towards Home: Why Personal Story Matters in the Connection between Culture and Conservation, at the Carolina Mountains Literary Festival.

Oxford, MS – 09/26/2017

Join Alex Lemon at Square Books where he will read from his latest book, Feverland: A Memoir in Shards.

Denver, CO – 09/01/2017

As part of the second annual Lit Crawl Denver, join more than 30 Denver-area writers—including Wayne Miller, author of Post-—for a wild night of literary debauchery during Tennyson Street’s First Friday.

Tahoe City, CA – 11/10/2017

The Writing By Writers Manuscript Boot Camp is for writers who have a full book-length manuscript (novel, memoir, short story or poetry collection) and would like to engage with a small group for serious and productive responses. Faculty for the fall session include Pam Houston, Ada Limón—author of Bright Dead Things—Joshua Mohr, and Lidia Yuknavitch. 

New York, NY – 10/25/2017

Since 1992, the Poetry Society of America and New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority have joined forces to present poems in one of the most beloved public art programs in America. To celebrate the new anniversary anthology of 100 poems, many of the featured poets will gather to read their own contributions and favorites by others from The Best of Poetry in Motion: Celebrating 25 Years on Subways and Buses, including Aracelis Girmay, Major Jackson, Ada Limón—author of Bright Dead Things—Jim Moore, Paul Muldoon, Marilyn Nelson, Patrick Phillips,...

Orange, CA – 10/02/2017

Join poet Ada Limón as part of Chapman University's Tabula Poetica series. Ada will give a Poetry Talk at 2:30 p.m. in Wilkinson Chapel (Fish Interfaith Center), and she will read from her latest poetry collection, Bright Dead Things, at 7 p.m. in the Center for American War Letters (Leatherby Libraries).

Dallas, TX – 09/19/2017

Join Alex Lemon at Interabang Books in Dallas, Texas where he will read from his latest book, Feverland: A Memoir in Shards


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