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August 2022

Tuesday
16
7:00 PM

For this virtual celebration launch, No’u Revilla will be joined in conversation and story by Indigenous human rights lawyer and writer Julian Aguon, author of the lyric essay No Country for Eight-Spot Butterflies.

This event will be streamed on Zoom Webinar. Please RSVP to receive a Zoom link via email in advance of the event. The event will be uploaded to the AAWW YouTube channel later this summer.

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Editions
1011 S Washington Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
Thursday
18
7:00 PM

This is a virtual event that is free and open to the public. No reservation required. Sara Eliza Johnson will be joined in conversation by Sumita Chakraborty & Rachel Mennies.

This is a virtual event that is free and open to the public. No reservation required. Sara Eliza Johnson will be joined in conversation by Sumita Chakraborty & Rachel Mennies.

 

Ann Arbor, MI
Literati Bookstore
124 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
United States
Saturday
27
10:00 AM

You're invited to stop into our bookstore for a reopening celebration featuring special promotions, community connections and of course, excellent books.

This is a free, in-person event. All are welcome to attend.

Minneapolis, MN
1011 Washington Avenue S
Suite 107
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
(612) 215-2540

September 2022

Thursday
1
5:30 PM

Celebrate the release of Ask the Brindled: Poems by Noʻu Revilla, winner of the National Poetry Series. This event will feature performances by Noʻu, Jocelyn Ng, Brandy Nālani McDougall, Alohalani Brown, Māhealani Ahia, Kahala Johnson, Lyz Soto, and DJ Mermaid. Anjoli Roy, aka PhDJ, will emcee. Join us for pūpū, raffle prizes & author signing at Ka Waiwai in Mōʻiliʻili. Book sales will be organized by Native Books. RSVP HERE

IN-PERSON EVENT. Free and open to the public.

Honolulu, HI
Ka Waiwai
1110 University Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96826
United States
Wednesday
14
7:30 PM

Green Light will launch acclaimed emerging poet Ama Codjoe's first full-length collection, Bluest Nude—hailed by Tracy K. Smith as "an ecstatic encounter." “The end of the world has ended,” Codjoe’s speaker announces, “and desire is still / all I crave.” Shifting between the role of artist and subject, seer and seen, these poems ask what the act of looking does to a person—public looking, private looking, and that most intimate, singular spectacle of looking at one’s self. Dialoguing with and through art, Bluest Nude considers alternative ways of holding and constructing the self. Codjoe joins us virtually with inimitable, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Sharon...

Virtual event. This event is free and open to the public. 

New York, NY
Green Light Books
Fort Greene: 686 Fulton Street
New York, NY 11217
United States
Thursday
15
7:00 PM

We are pleased to present a conversation between Juliet Patterson and Michael Kleber-Diggs on September 15th at Open Book Performance Hall in celebration of Juliet's new book, Sinkhole.

Juliet will read from Sinkhole and then Michael will lead Juliet in conversation. She will be available for book signing after the event.

Join us at 5:30 PM at Milkweed Books for light refreshments and a chance to chat with Juliet in the gorgeous, newly re-opened bookstore!

In person event. This event is free and open to the public 

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Editions
1011 S Washington Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
Wednesday
21
7:00 PM

Join Ama Codjoe in celebration of her collection of poems Bluest Nude for a virtual reading and conversation at Prairie Lights. Codjoe will be joined by Donika Kelly and Evie Shockley. Please register in advance. Free and all are welcome.

VIRTUAL EVENT. Central Time. Free and all are welcome. 

Iowa City, IA
Prairie Lights
15 South Dubuque St
Iowa City, IA 52240
United States
Thursday
22
6:00 PM

After two years of virtual events, we are thrilled to host Milkweed's annual Book Lovers Ball in person again. Poetry Now: the Art of Connection will celebrate poetry's breadth and power. Headlined by Ada Limón, newly appointed poet laureate, National Book Critics Circle Award winner, and host of The Slowdown podcast, and featuring a host of other brilliant Milkweed poets, the event also includes dinner, drinks, music, and a silent art auction.

Minneapolis, MN
Machine Shop
300 Second Street Southeast
Minneapolis, MN 55414
United States
(612) 215-2590