Mark Doty Poetry Event

Saturday, April 29, 2017
“Community and Connection” featuring Mark Doty
7:00pm at the Park East Hotel

Poets Read Some Stuff Someplace in Mke

Thursday, March 30 2017 7:30 pm

Var Gallery

Milwaukee poet Sam Pekarske is on a mission to disabuse us of the notion that poetry is boring and exclusionary. Join us at the Var Gallery in Walker’s Point, 643 N 2nd Street in Milwaukee.
See article in Milwaukee Magazine.

National Poetry Coalition Reading Event, March 28: “Because We Come From Everything: Poetry & Migration”

National Poetry Coalition Reading Event “Because We Come From Everything: Poetry & Migration” featuring Margaret Noodin, Denise Sweet, Kimberly Blaeser, Franklin Kline, and Alexandria Delcourt.

March 28th at 7 p.m. at Woodland Pattern Book Center

Free & open to the public

Acclaim for Dunham’s new poetry collection, Cold Pastoral

Rebecca Dunham has a new poetry collection, Cold Pastoral: Poems, published by Milkweed Editions, that has been receiving accolades: 15 of the Most Anticipated Poetry Collections of 2017: Publisher’s Weekly Review; 25 Protest Poetry Collections to Read Right Now; a… Read More

Prof. Richard Grusin’s edited volume, Anthropocene Feminism, published by U. of Minn. Press

The Center for 21st Century Studies’ latest volume of essays, Anthropocene Feminism, has just been published by the University of Minnesota Press. Edited by former director Richard Grusin (English), the volume offers feminist and queer theory alternatives to thinking about… Read More

Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Thursday April 6th

Thursday, April 6, 2017, 7-9 pm
Hefter Center (3271 N Lake Drive)

Gabrielle Calvocoressi is the author of The Last Time I Saw Amelia Earhart and Apocalyptic Swing, which was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She is an Editor at Large at Los Angeles Review of Books and co-curates the multi-media maker’s space Voluble. The recipient of awards and fellowships from the Lannan Foundation, Civitella di Ranieri, The Paris Review, and the Rona Jaffe Foundation, among others, Calvocoressi’s poems have appeared in POETRY, The New York Times, Boston Review and other magazines and journals. She is working on memoir about suicide entitled, The Year I Didn’t Kill Myself. Her third book Rocket Fantastic will be released September 2017.

United We Read, Thursday March 16th

Join us for our Student/Faculty United We Read on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 7:00pm at the Cafe Hollander, 2608 N. Downer Ave. Free and Open to the Public!