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October 2017

Saturday
21
7:00 PM

Join the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters and the SplinterTones in a celebration of Explorers Dave and Amy Freeman's book, A Year in the Wilderness. Refreshments will be provided.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Grand Marais, MN
Cook County Community Center 4H Building
317 5th St
Grand Marais, MN 55604
United States
218-387-3015
Sunday
22
7:00 PM

Join Fiona Sze-Lorrain for a poetry reading at the KGB Bar.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

New York, NY
KGB Bar
85 E 4th St
New York, NY 10003
United States
347-441-4481
Monday
23
6:00 PM

Celebrate and protect the Boundary Waters Wilderness with explorers Amy and Dave Freeman who just released their new book, A Year in the Wilderness: Bearing Witness in the Boundary Waters. The book will be for sale at this event!  Other special guests include Joseph Goldstein (to whom the book is dedicated), wilderness-edge business owners and more.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Washington, DC
Ansel Adams Gallery at The Wilderness Society
1615 M Street NW #2
Washington, DC 20036
United States
1-800-843-9453
Tuesday
24
4:00 PM

Join Christopher Howell, author of Love's Last Number, in conversation with poet Carlos Reyes at Powell's Books in Portland, OR. 

Free and open to the public. 

Portland, OR
Powell's Books on Hawthorne
3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
Portland, OR 97214
United States
Tuesday
24
7:00 PM

Join Ada Limón at the Poetry in Motion 25th Anniversary Reception. 

TICKETS AND REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

New York, NY
The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park S
New York, NY 10003
United States
212-475-3424
Wednesday
25
6:00 PM

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, and Katha Pollitt.

Free and open to the public, but reservations are required.

New York, NY
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Bruno Walter Auditorium
111 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10023
United States
Wednesday
25
6:00 PM

Join Kathy Fagan for a poetry reading at Tufts University.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Medford, MA
Tufts University
Lincoln Filene Center
10 Upper Campus Road
Medford, MA 02155
United States
617-628-5000
Thursday
26
7:00 PM

Join the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters and Amy and Dave Freeman as they discuss their book, A Year in the Wilderness.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Duluth, MN
Zenith Bookstore
318 N Central Ave.
Duluth, MN 55807
United States
218-606-1777
Thursday
26
7:30 PM

Join Ada Limón for a reading at Ramapo College.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Mahwah, NJ
Ramapo College of New Jersey
505 Ramapo Valley Road
Mahwah, NJ 07430
United States
201-684-7500
Saturday
28
3:15 PM

Traveling on Ice: During this workshop, the Freemans will discuss basic principals for traveling safely over ice as well as warning signs that can alert you to possible thin ice, and how to test the ice. Plus, learn about traveling over thin ice during the shoulder seasons as the lakes are freezing and thawing.

Sturgeon Lake, MN
YMCA Camp Miller
89382 E Frontage Rd
Sturgeon Lake, MN 55783
United States
218-372-3188

November 2017

Thursday
2
4:30 PM

Join the North Shore Readers and Writers Festival, featuring Faith Sullivan in author talks and classes.

Grand Marais, MN
Grand Marais Art Colony
120 W. 3rd Ave | P.O. Box 626
Grand Marais, MN 55604
United States
218-387-2737
Thursday
2
6:00 PM

Join Milkweed at the Guthrie Theater to celebrate Caitlin Bailey, winner of the 2017 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry, and her debut collection of poems, Solve for Desire. The evening will feature a reception, reading, and conversation between Caitlin and contest judge Srikanth Reddy.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. RSVP REQUESTED.

Minneapolis, MN
Guthrie Theater
Pohlad Lobby, Level 9
818 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
Friday
3
6:00 PM

Join Amy and Dave Freeman for a Q&A and signing of their book, A Year in the Wilderness.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Omaha, NE
The Bookworm, Inc.
90th & Center Streets
2501 South 90th Street, Suite 111
Omaha, NE 68124
United States
402-392-2877
Saturday
4
11:30 AM

Amy Freeman will be this year's keynote speaker at the Girl Scouts Young Women Empower, Engage, Educate and Lead Conference.

ADULT- $10. GIRL-$15. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

Omaha, NE
University of Nebraska at Omaha Campus
Mammel Hall
6708 Pine Street
Omaha, NE 68182
United States
402-554-2302
Sunday
5
10:30 AM

Join the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters and Amy and Dave Freeman as they discuss their book, A Year in the Wilderness.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Madison, WI
Madison Public Library : Central Library
201 W Mifflin St
Third Floor, Community Room 302
Madison, WI 53703
United States
608-266-6300
Monday
6
6:00 PM

Join Fiona Sze-Lorrain for a poetry reading at Parkway Central Library.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Philadelphia, PA
Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States
215-686-5322
Tuesday
7
6:00 PM

Join the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters and Amy and Dave Freeman as they discuss their book, A Year in the Wilderness.

More information coming soon.

Chicago, IL
57th Street Books
1301 E 57th St
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
773-684-1300
Tuesday
7
7:00 PM

Milkweed Books presents Jarret Middleton, author of Darkansas, in conversation with Minnesota Book Award-winning novelist Peter Geye.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Books
1011 Washington Ave S
Open Book, 1st Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
612-332-3192
Thursday
9
7:00 PM

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

Free and open to the public. 

Boston, MA
Papercuts J.P.
5 Green St.
Boston, MA 02130
United States
617-522-3404
Friday
10
3:00 PM

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. 

Registration required.

Tahoe City, CA
Granlibakken Tahoe
725 Granlibakken Rd.
Tahoe City, CA 96145
United States
Friday
10
7:00 PM

Milkweed Books presents Michael Shou-Yung Shum reading from Queen of Spades, with Jaclyn Watterson (Ventriloquisms) and Sequoia Nagamatsu (Where We Go When All We Were is Gone). 

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Books
1011 Washington Ave S
Open Book, 1st Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
612-332-3192
Friday
10
7:30 PM

Join Dan Beachy-Quick at Colorado State University English Department for the Creative Writing Reading Series – Writers’ Harvest Festival.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Fort Collins, CO
Gregory Allicar Museum of Art, University Center for the Arts
1400 Remington St.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
United States
970-491-1989
Saturday
11
7:00 PM

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

Free and open to the public.

Dallas, TX
Deep Vellum Bookstore
3000 Commerce St.
Dallas, TX 75226
United States
972-638-7741
Monday
13
6:30 PM

Join Jan Wagner and David Keplinger for a reading of their collaborative work, The Art of Topiary.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. REGISTRATION RECOMMENDED. 

Washington, DC
Goethe-Institut Washington
1990 K St NW
Suite 03
Washington, DC 20006
United States
202-847-4700
Tuesday
14
6:30 PM

Join the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters and Amy and Dave Freeman as they discuss their book, A Year in the Wilderness.

More information coming soon.

Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn Public Library
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238
United States
718-230-2100
Wednesday
15
7:00 PM

Join Michael Bazzett as he reads from his new collection, The Interrogation: Poems.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

St. Paul, MN
Common Good Books
38 S Snelling Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105
United States
651-225-8989
Thursday
16
5:30 PM

 Join Jan Wagner for a bilingual poetry reading with translator David Keplinger.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

New Haven, CT
Yale University
William Harkness Hall | Room 309
100 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06520-8210
United States
203-432-0788
Friday
17
7:00 PM

Milkweed Books presents Inara Verzemnieks reading from her nonfiction debut, Among the Living and the Dead: A Tale of Exile and Homecoming on the War Roads of Europe.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Books
1011 Washington Ave S
Open Book, 1st Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
612-332-3192
Saturday
18
11:30 AM

Join William Brewer at the Miami Street Fair where he will read from his debut collection of poetry, I Know Your Kind. 

Ticketing information TBA. 

Miami, FL
Miami Dade College
300 N.E. Second Avenue
Room 6100 (Building 6, 1st floor)
Miami, FL 33132
United States
305-237-3258
Saturday
18
5:00 PM

English-speaking readers now have the opportunity to experience Jan Wagner's poetry in translation in a new volume of his poems,The Art of Topiary. On the occasion of this publication, Wagner and his translator David Keplinger join renowned American poet Yusef Komunyakaa for a reading of their poetry in German and in English, followed by a brief discussion.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

New York, NY
Goethe-Institut New York
30 Irving Place
New York, NY 10003
United States
212-439-8700
Tuesday
21
7:30 PM

Caitlin Bailey, including several other talented artists, will fill in the blank: The future is _________.  Come hear how these writers dream up the future!

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Saint Paul, MN
University Club of Saint Paul
420 Summit Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55102
United States
(651) 222-1751

December 2017

Friday
1
10:00 AM

Join Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass, at NYBG for a special talk on her current research and insights on the relationship between plants and people. 

Registration required. $25 for members and $29 for non-members.

Bronx, NY
New York Botanical Gardens - Ross Lecture Hall
2900 Southern Blvd.
Bronx, NY 10458
United States
Monday
4
7:00 PM

Join James P. Lenfestey in celebration of his forthcoming collection of poems, A Marriage Book, which Robert Hedin calls "a book of transcendence, of celebration." Co-sponsored by Literary Witnesses, catering will be provided by author Beth Dooley. Books provided byBirchbark Books and Native Arts.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. 

Minneapolis, MN
Plymouth Congregational Church
1900 Nicollet Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55403
United States
612-871-7400