Events

View:

January 2019

Wednesday
23
6:30 PM

Author, playwright, and Yale Drama professor Sarah Ruhl will share a shimmering exploration of love, art, mortality, and the afterlife, in the context of her distinguished career.

New York, NY
The New York Society Library
53 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10075
United States
Friday
25
7:00 PM

Poet and zheng harpist Fiona Sze-Lorrain (Sea Summit, 2016) delivers the keynote at Augusta University's Writers Weekend, their annual spring creative writing conference. Presenters at the conference include writer and director Whit Stillman, Cinelle Barnes, Eric Smith, Laura Leigh Morris, Stephanie Kartalopoulos, and Frank Iodice.

Free and open to the public.

Augusta, GA
Augusta University
2500 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904
United States
(706) 737-1632
Saturday
26
10:00 AM

Milkweed Books returns to our Winter Market table inside the Mill City Museum!

FREE and all are welcome.

Minneapolis, MN
Mill City Museum
704 S 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401
United States
Monday
28
7:30 PM

 

The winter coffeehouse “Morningside After Dark” will house itself in the beloved Fellowship Hall and will feature songs and stories around a January theme. Enjoy a complimentary Caribou coffee bar and treats while you take in performances with fellow EMCC members and the community.

Free and open to the public

Edina, MN
Edina Morningside Church
4201 Morningside Road
Edina, MN 55416
United States

February 2019

Friday
1
7:00 PM

The Loft Literary Center presents their 2018-2019 Loft Mentor Series Reading with mentor V.V. Ganeshananthan and fellows Debra J. Stone and Ariane Sandford. Book sales provided by Milkweed Books.

Member: $5 | Regular: $10

Minneapolis, MN
Loft Literary Center
1011 South Washington Avenue
Target Performance Hall | Open Book, 2nd Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
6122152540
Tuesday
5
6:00 PM

Dr. Robin DiAngelo joins the Minneapolis YWCA for It’s Time to Act!, their four-part speakder series focused on eliminating racism. Book sales provided by Milkweed Books.

$65

Minneapolis, MN
Westminster Presbyterian Church
1200 Marquette Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403
United States
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
Wednesday
13
5:00 PM

Bring your gals and pals to the bookstore for this celebration of books and camaraderie! 

FREE and all are welcome.

Minneapolis, MN
1011 South Washington Avenue
Milkweed Books | Open Book, 1st Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
6122152540
Wednesday
13
7:00 PM

Karen Babine will read from her book All the Wild Hungers: A Season of Cooking and Cancer at Prairie Lights bookstore in Iowa City.

Free and open to the public.

Iowa City, IA
Prairie Lights
15 South Dubuque St.
Iowa City, IA 52240
United States
Thursday
14
11:00 AM

In this workshop, Michael Bazzett will have participants read the work of James Wright, Wislawa Szymborska, Bill Knott, Jamaal May, Patricia Lockwood, Wendy Cope, and Billy Collins, in examination of how many of the poetic techniques used in lyric poetry can echo those used in joke structures.

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Hotel Real de Minas
Camino Viejo Al Panteón 1
San Antonio
San Miguel de Allende 33700
Mexico
Friday
15
7:00 AM

The Loft Literary Center presents their 2018–2019 Mentor Series Reading with mentor Angela Pelster and fellows Brianna Flavin and Molly Olguín. Book sales provided by Milkweed Books.

Member: $5 | Regular: $10

Minneapolis, MN
Loft Literary Center
1011 South Washington Avenue
Target Performance Hall | Open Book, 2nd Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
Friday
15
6:00 PM

Join Karen Babine in Evanston as she reads from her book All the Wild Hungers: A Season of Cooking and Cancer at Bookends & Beginnings.

Free and open to the public.

Evanston, IL
Bookends & Beginnings
1712 Sherman Avenue
Alley #1
Evanston, IL 60201
United States
Saturday
16
9:00 AM

In this workshop, Michael Bazzett will help students develop a stronger understanding of how honoring the narrative impulse creates leaner writing, enhances formal dexterity, and both delights and engages audiences.

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Hotel Real de Minas
Camino Viejo Al Panteón 1
San Antonio
San Miguel de Allende 33700
Mexico
Saturday
16
6:00 PM

Join Karen Babine in Milwaukee as she reads from her book All the Wild Hungers: A Season of Cooking and Cancer at Boswell Books. 

Free and open to the public.

Milwaukee, WI
Boswell Books
2559 N. Downer Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211
United States
Sunday
17
9:00 AM

In this workshop, students will engage the delights of the Popol Vuh in a brand-new verse translation by Michael Bazzett, the first in the English language, so that the myth can now “sing for our time too.”

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Hotel Real de Minas
Camino Viejo Al Panteón 1
San Antonio
San Miguel de Allende 33700
Mexico
Sunday
17
4:00 PM

Join 702WI for the launch of Karen Babine's new memoir All the Wild Hungers: A Season of Cooking and Cancer. The event features a reading by Karen and an introduction and Q&A by author and metalsmith Sara Dahmen. A book signing will follow.

Free. RSVP requested.

Madison, WI
702WI
702 E Johnson St (@ Blount St)
Madison, WI 53703
United States
Tuesday
19
7:00 PM

Readings by Writers will host various authors including Michael BazzettClaire Wahmanholm, Mary Moore Easter, and Gretchen Marquette as part of their monthly reading series hosted by poet Tim Nolan

St Paul, MN
The University Club
420 Summit Avenue
St Paul, MN 55102
United States
Saturday
23
10:00 AM

Milkweed Books returns to our Winter Market table inside the Mill City Museum!

FREE and all are welcome. 

Minneapolis, MN
Mill City Farmers Market
704 S 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401
United States
612-215-2540
Wednesday
27
7:00 PM

The Saint Paul Public Library's Fireside Reading Series will host Karen Babine, author of All the Wild Hungers: A Season of Cooking and Cancer. This season, the series is asking Fireside authors to talk about what “home” means to them. The goal is to complement the citywide conversation happening this winter as part of Read Brave Saint Paul, an intergenerational reading program whose 2019 theme is housing.

Free and open to the public

St Paul, MN
Hamline Midway Library
1558 W Minnehaha Ave
St Paul, MN 55104
United States

March 2019

Friday
8
7:00 PM

The Loft Literary Center Presents a 2018-2019 Loft Mentor Series Reading with mentor Moustafa Bayoumi and fellows Anessa Ibrahim and Jaya Stenquist. Book sales provided by Milkweed Books.

Member: $5 | Regular: $10

Minneapolis, MN
Loft Literary Center
1011 South Washington Avenue
Target Performance Hall | Open Book, 2nd Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
6122152540
Thursday
14
7:00 PM

Rumaan Alam, author of That Kind of Mother, in conversation with Lisa Marie Brimmer on how a family can meet one’s needs. Presented by the Loft Literary Center, book sales by Milkweed Books.

Members: $10 | Regular: $15

Minneapolis, MN
Loft Literary Center
1011 South Washington Avenue
Target Performance Hall | Open Book, 2nd Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
6122152540
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
Thursday
28
10:30 AM

In recent years, many poets have turned to history as the inspiration for book-length projects. How does the poet’s craft encompass the historian’s? Panelists Dolores Hayden, Marilyn Nelson, Frank X Walker, and Martha Collins will explore strategies for choosing a resonant subject and interpreting another era using documents, maps, landscapes, and photographs.

Portland, OR
Portland Ballroom 252, Oregon Convention Center, Level 2
777 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd NE
Portland, OR 97232
United States
Friday
29
1:30 PM

Three award-winning poets will share their most recent work: In Footnotes in the Order of Disappearance, Fady Joudah finds tenderness for the other, the dead, and the disappeared. In feeld, Jos Charles offers a lyrical unraveling of the circuity of gender and speech. In Calling a Wolf a Wolf, Kaveh Akbar confronts addiction and the strenuous path of recovery, beginning with the wilds of the mind. Introduced and moderated by Victoria Chang.

Portland, OR
Oregon Ballroom 201-202, Oregon Convention Center, Level 2
777 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd NE
Portland, OR 97232
United States
Saturday
30
1:30 PM

David Walker, David Young, Stuart Friebert, Martha Collins, and Kazim Ali will discuss FIELD magazine's history and values, including its annual symposium of essays on the work of a major poet, its commitment to translation, and its openness to a wide variety of voices, both established and emerging.

Portland, OR
B115, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1
777 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd NE
Portland, OR 97232
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
Tuesday
2
6:00 PM

Central Washington University will host poet Jos Charles for its Lion Rock Visiting Writers Series. 

Free and open to the public

Ellensburg, WA
Museum of Culture of Environment
1200 N Wildcat Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926
United States