Women’s Work: Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Collecting in Berlin, 1880-1930

Nancy Yeide speaks about the Jewish women in Weimar Berlin who were behind some of the most important pre-World War II art collections.

Juan Felipe Herrera, U.S. Poet Laureate

The Library of Congress appointed writer Juan Felipe Herrera as the 21st Poet Laureate of the U.S.

Louise Zamparutti Gets Published Human Remains and Violence

Louise Zamparutti’s article “Foibe literature: documentation or victimhood narrative?” was published in Human Remains and Violence: An Interdisciplinary Journal. Congrats! Zamparutti’s essay analyzes the literature on the foibe to illustrate a political use of human remains. By comparing contemporary literature… Read More

Lakefly Writers Conference

The Wisconsin Writers Association’s Author Showcase is an opportunity for seasoned and up-and-coming authors to meet people one-on-one and talk about their books and the craft of writing. People are invited to browse the works authors have for sale, listen… Read More

Student Recites Brenda Cárdenas’ Poem and Wins the Poetry Out Loud National Championship

“For me it was a very personal poem…reflective of my heritage. And the idea of rebirth spoke to me. It made me think of how hard my parents have worked and how hard I’ve worked to get here.”

Margaret Noodin’s Interview about Weweni

Through poetry, Margaret Noodin keeps her Native American language alive.

ccr Honored by Student Association

Congratulations to cream city review for being honored as one of 12 organizations that the Student Association selected to represent in the annual State of the Students event, “showcasing the excellence that your organization has demonstrated to UWM this academic… Read More

Best of the Undergraduate Writers

The annual Best of the Undergraduate Writers is established to recognize and celebrate Milwaukee-area undergraduate creative writing students who have produced exceptional work this semester. UWM students Ashanti Anderson, Matthew Farr, Amber Scarborough, and Valerie Vinyard join Marquette students Krystin… Read More

Friends of the Pinney Library

Wisconsin Poet Laureate Kim Blaeser has a poetry reading and book signing on Thursday, April 30, at 7 p.m., at Pinney Library, 204 Cottage Grove Rd., Madison, WI.

An Evening of Poetry with Kimberly Blaeser and Margaret Noodin

Kimberly Blaeser is the 2015–2016 Wisconsin Poet Laureate. She is the author of three poetry collections and is a professor at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. Blaeser is Anishinaabe, an enrolled member of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, and grew up on… Read More