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November 2018

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
3:00 PM

SUNY Oswego will host poet Rebecca Dunham as part of its Living Writers Series. 

Free and open to the public

Oswego, NY
Marano Campus Center, auditorium, Room 132
7060 NY-104
Oswego, NY 13126
United States
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). She will be joined by Minneapolis-based artist and illustrator Sarah Evenson.

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

Tuesday
4
6:00 PM

Dr. Nell Irvin Painter 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.

Tickets: $65

Minneapolis, MN
Westminster Presbyterian Church
1200 Marquette Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403
United States
Tuesday
4
6:00 PM

Join us at the planetarium in the brand-new Bell Museum to celebrate Claire Wahmanholm, winner of the 2018 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry, and her debut collection of poems, Wilder. The evening will feature a reception, a reading from Wilder, and a conversation between Claire and contest judge, Rick Barot. We’re also excited to share a special announcement about the future of the poetry prize!

Free and open to the public. RSVP requested.

St Paul, MN
Bell Museum
2088 Larpenteur Ave W
St Paul, MN 55113
United States
612-332-3192
Wednesday
5
7:00 PM

Join the Poetry Society of America for a special program featuring writers Sarah Ruhl, Angela Chen, and Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon, who will share and reflect on the poems, letters, and journals of poets who explored – with verve, intellect, and grace – the presence of death in their lives and their work. 

Admission: $25

New York, NY
Rubin Museum of Art
150 West 17th Street
New York, NY 10011
United States
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
Saturday
8
2:00 PM

Op Cit Books in conjunction with the Santa Fe Women’s International Study Center will present a poetry reading by Martha Collins and Veronica Golos. The event will consist of an afternoon with two women whose poems use documentary as well as lyric modes to delve into America’s racial and racist past.

Free and open to the public 

Santa Fe, NM
Op-Cit Books
157 Paseo de Peralta
Santa Fe, NM 87505
United States
Thursday
13
6:30 PM

Milkweed Editions and Rain Taxi present the launch of Brian Laidlaw’s The Mirrormaker, his new poetry collection and its accompanying album.

Free and open to the public

Minneapolis, MN
Target Performance Hall
1011 Washington Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States

January 2019

Saturday
12
1:00 PM

Karen Babine will read from and sign copies of her collection of essays, All the Wild Hungers, which explores the intimate connections between food, family, and illness.

Free and open to the public

Park Rapids, MN
Beagle and Wolf Books and Bindery
112 3rd St W
Park Rapids, MN 56470
United States

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
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