A Year in the Wilderness | Milkweed Editions
Bearing Witness in the Boundary Waters
Amy & Dave Freeman

The Boundary Waters is a national treasure—so when the authors learned of a danger facing the region, they decided to speak on behalf of the wilderness. This is the story of their year bearing witness to wild places and a passionate argument for the value of wilderness, told in visceral, immediate language and gorgeous photos.

Belfast, Ireland – 06/28/2017

As a part of the Lifeboat Reading Series, Wayne Miller and Conor O’Callaghan will read poetry at the Sunflower Bar in Belfast. 

Dublin 2, D2, Ireland – 06/14/2017

As a part of Staccato's reading series, Wayne Miller and Paul Perry will read their poetry at Toners Pub in Dublin. Staccato is Dublin's newest Spoken Word event, and their aim is to showcase the best of poetry and prose by both new and established writers. There will also be a featured musician on the night, and the last half an hour is an open mic session where audience members are invited to read flash fiction or poetry

Belfield, D4, Ireland – 06/10/2017

Wayne Miller will appear at the University College Dublin alongside Sarah Clancy, Elaine Feeney, Aidan Mathews, and others. The UCD Festival is a day of free events featuring talks, interactive exhibits with UCD Scientists and researchers, creative workshops, live performances, family fun, campus tours and an International Food Fair.

Oakland, CA – 07/30/2017

DIESEL, A Bookstore in Oakland hosts another installment of Poetry Flash, featuring guest poets Christopher Howell, Joseph Millar and Dorianne Laux.

Saint Paul, MN – 05/30/2017

The President’s budget came out this week and proposed the elimination of the National Endowment of the Arts and other cultural agencies. Minnesota Citizens for the Arts has organized this event to collect stories about the importance of our national leadership in the arts and culture and the impact of the agencies in Minnesota. Rep. Betty McCollum, ranking member of the committee that funds the NEA and cultural agencies, will be present to hear testimony. There will be time for brief public testimony after scheduled presentations by grantees.


Michael Bazzett

Suffused in psychology, uncertainty, and desire, this collection is a darkly humorous and unsparingly honest catechism of the self. Why? these poems ask. Why our cruelty? Why our loneliness? And how do we connect?


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