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September 2019

Monday
16
7:00 PM

Join Milkweed Editions in celebrating the launch of Faith Sullivan’s new novel, Ruby & Roland, a “rapturous” love story that offers “a charming and refreshing escape from the modern world” (Kirkus). Doors open at 7:00 p.m. for mingling and cocktails, and the program will begin at 7:30 p.m. with a reading from Faith. Featuring conversation with actress Margaret Shryer and musical accompaniment from pianist Michael Anthony. A book signing will follow.

Free and open to the public. 

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Editions
Open Book, 2nd Floor
1011 Washington Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
Wednesday
18
7:00 PM

Jos Charles (feeld) will read with Samantha Hunt for the University of Maryland's Writers Here & Now series.

Free and open to the public.

College Park, MD
University of Maryland
2119 Tawes Hall
Ulrich Recital Hall
College Park, MD 20742
United States
Thursday
19
7:00 PM

NYU hosts acclaimed poet Ada Limón for a poetry reading of her award winning book, The Carrying, alongside author Rachel Zucker.

Free and open to the public.

New York, NY
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
58 West 10th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues
New York, NY 10003
United States
Friday
20
7:00 PM

Join Zenith Bookstore as they host author Faith Sullivan to read, talk about, and sign copies of her newest novel, Ruby & Roland, alongside author William Kent Krueger (This Tender Land). 

Free and open to the public. 

Duluth, MN
Zenith Bookstore
318 Central Ave North
Duluth, MN 55807
United States
Thursday
26
7:30 PM

Blue Stoop hosts John James, author of award winning novel, The Milk Hours, in an engaging conversation with Grady Chambers (North American Stadiums).

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. REGISTRATION REQUESTED VIA EVENTBRITE.

Philadelphia, PA
Head House Books
619 S 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
United States

October 2019

Friday
4
6:30 PM

Join the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing for a poetry reading with Jake Skeets on first Friday, October 4, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Palabras Bilingual Bookstore.

Free and open to the public. RSVP requested.

Phoenix, AZ
Palabras Bilingual Bookstore
1738 E McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85006
United States
Saturday
5
10:00 AM

Join Jake Skeets (Eyes Bottle Dark with a Mouthful of Flowers) in a workshop on poetry and energy with the Virginia C. Piper Center for Creative Writing.

$119 Regular, $99 Student.

Tempe, AZ
Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing
450 E Tyler Mall
Tempe, AZ 85281
United States
Saturday
5
3:00 PM

Please join Su Hwang on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Open Book/Target Performance Hall to celebrate her debut poetry collection Bodega

Free and open to the public. RSVP requested via Facebook.

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Editions
Open Book, 2nd Floor
1011 Washington Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
Tuesday
8
7:00 PM

Weber State University presents acclaimed poet Ada Limón at Ogden High School on Tuesday, October 8th at 7:00 PM.

Free and open to the public.

Ogden, UT
Ogden High School Theater
2828 Harrison Blvd.
Ogden, UT 84403
United States
Wednesday
9
7:00 PM

SubText Books is pleased to present a reading with Margaret Renkl for Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss on Wednesday, October 9th.

Free and open to the public.

St. Paul, MN
Subtext Books
6 West 5th Street
St. Paul, MN 55102
United States
Thursday
10
6:00 PM

Celebrate the World Through Literature

Meet featured speaker Margaret Renkl and other Milkweed authors at our annual celebration of writers, books, and readers! The Book Lovers Ball features a seated dinner, live auction, storytelling from authors, and more! Joining us from Nashville, Margaret writes a popular weeky column for the New York Times, all about “flora, fauna, politics, and culture in the American South.” Her debut book, Late Migrations, is about growing up in the South, love and loss, and the splendor of the natural world.

Minneapolis, MN
Machine Shop
300 Second St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
United States
612-215-2559
Thursday
10
7:00 PM

Elizabeth Rush (Rising) will speak at Sierra Club's Annual Celebration on the role of activism and writing, addressing the pressing issues of climate disruption, and environmental justice.

Coach & Dinner $75. Dinner only $40. Prices increase by $15 after September 1. Register here.

Waterville, ME
Colby College
4000 Mayflower Hill Dr
Waterville, ME 04901
United States
Friday
18
7:00 PM

Milkweed Books welcomes Jeannie Vanasco, author of Things We Didn't Talk About When I Was a Girl: A Memoir (Tin House). Jeannie will be in conversation with Angela Pelster, author of Limber (Sarabande).

Free and open to the public.

Minneapolis, MN
1011 S Washington Ave
Open Book, 1st Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
Wednesday
23
1:30 PM

Utah State University hosts a reading from renowned author and scientist Robin Wall Kimmerer on October 23rd at 1:30 pm in Room 101 of the Merrill Cazier Library.

Free and open to the public.

Logan, UT
Utah State University
3000 Old Main Hl
Room 101
Logan, UT 84322
United States
Friday
25
4:30 PM

In collaboration with Hanif Abdurraqib's "From the Language of Ash" series in Columbus, the Kenyon Review welcomes Analicia Sotelo (Virgin) to campus for an afternoon reading and book signing.

Free and open to the public.

Gambier, OH
Kenyon College
102 West Wiggin Street
Finn House, Cheever Room
Gambier, OH 43022
United States

November 2019

Thursday
7
7:00 PM

Su Hwang reads from Bodega at Brookline Booksmith alongside Tamiko Beyer (We Come Elemental) and Rajiv Mohabir (The Cowherd's Son).

Free and open to the public.

Brookline, MA
Brookline Booksmith
279 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA 02446
United States
Tuesday
12
7:00 PM

Join the Poetry Foundation for a reading with John James, winner of a Max Ritvo Poetry Prize, and Bagley Wright Fellow Dorothea Lasky.

Free and open to the public. Registration requested via Eventbrite.

Chicago, IL
Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60654
United States