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October 2018

Wednesday
17
6:00 PM

Sarah Ruhl will host a reading of her latest work, Letters from Max: A Book of Friendship. 

Free and open to the public.

Evanston, IL
Bookends & Beginnings
1712 Sherman Avenue, Alley #1
Evanston, IL 60201
United States
Wednesday
17
7:00 PM

Join Janisse Ray for a creative and nonfiction poetry reading with Jenny Sadre-Orafi as a part of the Georgia College Creative Writing program's Visiting Writer Series. 

Free and open to the public

Milledgeville, GA
Georgia College
Arts & Sciences Auditorium
Milledgeville, GA 31061
United States
Thursday
18
11:00 AM

Poet Parneshia Jones (Vessel) will appear alongside acclaimed author and activist Alice Walker (The Color Purple). This conversation will explore the transformative effect of Walker’s life and body of work and honor the profound effect both Walker and her work have had on foregrounding black female experiences, relationships, and narratives. 

Evanston, IL
Chicago Humanities Festival
Cahn Auditorium
600 Emerson St.
Evanston, IL 60201
United States
Saturday
20
8:00 AM

Milkweed’s final market date of the season!

FREE and all are welcome.

Minneapolis, MN
Mill City Farmers Market
704 S 2nd Street
Train Shed
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
6122152540
Thursday
25
7:00 PM

Author of the National Poetry Series winning work feeld, Jos Charles will present on the work of the 14th c. poet Geoffrey Chaucer. Using House of Fame as a crux, the talk will address Middle English poetics, uses of the "I," and the poem-as-vision. 

New York, NY
Poets House
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282
United States
Friday
26
7:00 PM

The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing and Changing Hands proudly presents a poetry reading with Dan Beachy-Quick. Dan will read selections from his latest collection, Of Silence and Song, along with new and other work.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Pheonix, AZ
The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing and Changing Hands
300 W Camelback Rd
Pheonix, AZ 80013
United States
Friday
26
7:30 PM

WORD Brooklyn hosts Jos Charles for reading from her poetry collection feeld.

Admission: $5

Brooklyn, NY
WORD Brooklyn
126 Franklin St.
Brooklyn, NY 11222
United States
Saturday
27
4:30 PM

National Poetry Series winner Jos Charles will read from her collection, feeld, as a part of the 25-year-old reading series Segue @ Zinc.

Free and open to the public

New York, NY
Zinc Bar
82 W 3rd St.
New York, NY 10012
United States
Saturday
27
6:00 PM

Poet Caitlin Bailey, winner of the 2017 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry, joins us in the bookstore to read from her debut poetry collection, Solve for Desire. As the Millions says of Bailey's work, “Her words rest in that curious space between abstraction and touch, so this is a book to place upon one’s soul.”

Free and open to the public.

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Books
Open Book | 1st Floor
1011 South Washington Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
Saturday
27
7:00 PM

Bates College will host Elizabeth Rush for their annual Otis Lecture entitled, "On Rising: Exertion, activism and art in the age of climate change," followed by a recpetion at the Bates Museum of Art. 

Free and open to the public

Lewiston, ME
Bates Colllege
Olin Arts Center, 210
75 Russell St.
Lewiston, ME 04240
United States
Monday
29
6:00 PM

In partnership with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Chicago Public Library is pleased to welcome author Elizabeth Rush for a conversation about her new book Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore. The conversation will be moderated by NRDC Senior Policy Analyst Rob Moore, whose work focuses on water-related impacts of our rapidly warming climate, including the rising risks of flooding and the effects of sea-level rise.

Chicago, IL
Harold Washington Library Center
400 S. State St.
Chicago, IL 60605
United States

November 2018

Thursday
1
6:00 PM

Elizabeth Rush will host a lecture at the historic Newport Mansions sponsored by the Newport Preservation Society inspired by her latest work, Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore

Newport, RI
Newport Mansions
Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave.
Newport, RI 02840
United States
Thursday
1
7:00 PM

Enjoy the music of poet and songwriter Brian Laidlaw on his Reel Rock Tour at his first night at the Boulder Theater where he'll perform songs inspired by his newest poetry book, The Mirrormaker.

Boulder, CO
Boulder Theater
2030 14th St.
Boulder, CO 80302
United States
Friday
2
7:00 PM

Enjoy the music of poet and songwriter Brian Laidlaw on his Reel Rock Tour at his second night at the Boulder Theater where he'll perform songs inspired by his newest poetry book, The Mirrormaker

Boulder, CO
Boulder Theater
2030 14th St.
Boulder, CO 80302
United States
Saturday
3
12:30 PM

The Chicago Humanities Festival will host acclaimed poet Jos Charles, author of feeld

Chicago, IL
Performance Penthouse 901
915 East 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
Monday
5
7:00 PM

Wing Young Huie, named the 2018 Distinguished Artist by the  McKnight Foundation, presents his new book, Chinese-ness.

FREE and all are welcome.

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Books
1011 South Washington Avenue
Target Performance Hall | Open Book, 2nd Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
6122152540
Wednesday
7
6:00 PM

Elizabeth Rush, author of Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore will visit Tulane University for the inaugural event in the ByWater Institute's speaker series Future Cities // Future Coasts. 

Free and open to the public

New Orleans, LA
Tulane River and Coastal Center
1370 Port of New Orleans Place
New Orleans, LA 70130
United States
Wednesday
7
6:00 PM

Winner of the inaugural Max Ritvo Poetry Prize for North American StadiumsGrady Chambers will host an intimate reading alongside essayist Rachel Z. Arndt. 

Free and open to the public. 

Chicago, IL
57th Street Books
1301 E 57th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
Thursday
8
7:00 PM

Daniel Mallory Ortberg discusses fairy tales for the Loft Literary Center’s Big Ideas series.

$15 Regular | $10 Member

Minneapolis, MN
The Loft Literary Center
1011 South Washington Avenue
Target Performance Hall | Open Book, 2nd Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
6122152540
Friday
9
7:00 PM

Alyson Hagy reads and discusses her new novel, Scribe, from Graywolf Press.

FREE and all are welcome.

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Books
1011 South Washington Avenue
Target Performance Hall | Open Book, 2nd Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
6122152540
Friday
9
7:30 PM

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts invites Caitlin Bailey, poet of Solve for Desire, to be a part of their 2018 reading series.

Free and open to the public

Fridley, MN
Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts
6666 East River Rd
Fridley, MN 55432
United States
Friday
9
8:00 PM

The Poetry Research Bureau will host poets Will Brewer, Elizabeth Metzger, and Noah Warren. 

Free and open to the public

Los Angeles, CA
Poetry Research Bureau
951 Chung King Road
Los Angeles, CA 90012
United States
Saturday
10
6:00 PM

Join us for this reading with Cave Canem Poetry prizewinner Julian Randall and Agnes Lynch Starret prizewinner Tiana Clark, in celebration of their debut full length poetry collections from University of Pittsburgh Press.

FREE and all are welcome.

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Books
1011 South Washington Avenue
Target Performance Hall | Open Book, 2nd Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
6122152540
Saturday
10
7:00 PM

Poet behind North American Stadiums Grady Chambers will appear at Big Blue Marble Bookstore in conversation with Valerie Wallace. 

Free and open to the public

Philadelphia, PA
Big Blue Marble Bookstore
551 Carpenter Lane
Mt. Airy Village
Philadelphia, PA 19119
United States
Wednesday
14
7:00 PM

Poet Martha Collins joins the Hastings Reading Room series at the First Church Congregational with Dzvinia Orlowsky and Frannie Lindsay.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Cambridge, MA
First Church Congregational
11 Garden St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States
Thursday
15
6:00 PM

Author of the anticipated collection of essays, All the Wild Hungers, Karen Babine will be featured in Moving Words: Writers Across Minnesota with three other Minnesota Book Award winners, Peter Geye, Cary Griffith, and Kao Kalia Yang.

Free and open to the public

Saint Peter, MN
Saint Peter Community Center
601 South Washington Avenue
Saint Peter, MN 56082
United States
Thursday
15
7:00 PM

Enjoy the music of poet and songwriter Brian Laidlaw on his Reel Rock Tour at his first night at the Oriental Theater where he'll perform songs inspired by his newest poetry book, The Mirrormaker.

Denver, CO
Oriental Theater
4335 W 44th Avenue
Denver, CO 80212
United States
Friday
16
7:00 PM

Enjoy the music of poet and songwriter Brian Laidlaw on his Reel Rock Tour at his second night at the Oriental Theater where he'll perform songs inspired by his newest poetry book, The Mirrormaker.

Denver, CO
Oriental Theater
4335 W 44th Avenue
Denver, CO 80212
United States
Saturday
17
2:00 PM

Playwright and author Sarah Ruhl will read passages from her newest collection, Letters from Max: A Book of Friendship at the Cincinnati location of Joseph-Beth Booksellers. 

Free and open to the public

Cincinnati, OH
Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Rockwood Pavilion
2692 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH 45208
United States
Saturday
24
10:00 AM

The third-annual Small Business Saturday celebration in the bookstore.

FREE and all are welcome.

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Books
1011 South Washington Avenue
Open Book | 1st Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
6122152540
Monday
26
6:00 PM

The Yale Bookstore will host Sarah Ruhl for a reading of her newest work, Letters from Max: A Book of Friendship.

Free and open to the public

New Haven, CT
Yale Bookstore
77 Broadway
New Haven, CT 06511
United States
Tuesday
27
7:30 PM

Join us for the launch of Lord of the Butterflies, Andrea Gibson’s latest book from Button Poetry.

18+ | General Admission: $20.00 advance | $25.00 day of show | Reserved Balcony: $35.00

Minneapolis, MN
Fine Line Music Cafe
318 1st Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55401
United States
612-338-8100
Wednesday
28
6:00 PM

Join us in the bookstore for this reading and conversation with Maryse Meijer featuring her latest book, Northwood (Catapult).

FREE and all are welcome.

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Books
1011 South Washington Avenue
Open Book | 1st Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
6122152540

December 2018

Thursday
6
7:00 PM

Join us in the Target Performance Hall for this reading and discussion with Justin Driver, constitutional law scholar and author of Schoolhouse Gate (Pantheon). Presented in partnership with the Minneapolis chapter of the American Constitution Society.

FREE and all are welcome.

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Books
1011 South Washington Avenue
Target Performance Hall | Open Book, 2nd Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
6122152540

February 2019

Thursday
7
7:00 PM

The Center for Literary Arts at San José State University is proud to present Analicia Sotelo (Virgin): A Poetry Reading at the San José Museum of Art.  

Free and open to the public

San José, CA
San José Museum of Art
110 S Market St.
San José, CA 95113
United States

March 2019

Monday
25
7:30 PM

Rice University will host poet Fady Joudah (Footnotes in the Order of Disappearance) for their Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series, alongside Carmen Giménez Smith with an on-stage interview moderated by Jasminne Mendez and a book signing to follow. 

Houston, TX
Rice University
Stude Concert Hall
6100 Main St.
Houston, TX 77005
United States

April 2019

Monday
1
6:00 PM

The English Department at Lewis & Clark will host poet Fady Joudah for a reading of his latest works, including Footnotes in the Order of Disappearance. 

Free and open to the public

Portland, OR
Lewis & Clark
Frank Manor House
Portland, OR 97219
United States