• Address 720 East Locust Street | Milwaukee, WI 53212
  • Phone 414.263.5001
  • Hours Tue-Fri 11-8pm | Sat-Sun 12-5pm | Closed Mon
  • Hours Tue-Fri 11-8pm, Sat-Sun 12-5pm, Closed Mon
Event Calendar
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exhibitions
October 6 -28

Exhibition - Ugly Duckling Presse: 25th Anniversary Celebration

performances
October 18

Formations Series for New & Improvised Music

readings & workshops
October 20

Poetry Reading: Soham Patel and Lauren Russell 

readings & workshops
October 25

Poetry Reading: Urban Echo Poets + Open Mic

readings & workshops
October 28

Poetry Reading: Kathleen A. Dale, Louisa Loveridge Gallas, Judith Harway, and Bill Murtaugh

special events
November 17

We Exist to Prove the Living Artist: 38th Anniversary Gala

readings & workshops
November 30

Poetry Reading: Anna Vitale and Daniel Owen

film & video
December 14

Film Screening: Riverwest Film & Video by Emir Cakaroz

Archived special events
Mar 7 Tuesday, March 7
7:00pm, Give What You Can

Presented by The Bindery, join us for a community meeting of 

 

Are you a writer? A book artist? A poet or storyteller? Perhaps a typographer, novelist, educator, or zinester? 

We want your unique input.

Whether you're writing your next 300 page novel or next 300 word blog post; writing in a journal on your couch, or writing FOR the journal in your office: we want your ideas and dreams about shared work space.

Book-builder? Paper maker? Calligrapher? Yes, we want you here too. If you identify with the book, paper, and/or literary art world in Milwaukee, this meeting's for you.

We're looking to create a collaborative membership space that suits the creative and financial needs of the community it aims to serve. We're thus hosting a gathering of like-minded local writers and artisans who are passionate about building that space together.

Join us to share your priorities and learn more about where the project is headed next.
 


Meeting moderation by:

Dominic Inouye, writer, educator, and founder of ZIP MKE
Diana Luepke, School Factory 
Anja Sieger, artist, writer, and founder of La Prosette

(Minutes to be recorded for public by Madison Dawne, local craftswoman)
 

Meeting support from:

Adam Beadel, Team Nerd Letterpress
Freesia McKee, community poet
Jeremy Mericle, Voyageur Book Shop
Ashley Town, Bay View Printing Co.
Michael Wendt, Woodland Pattern Book Center
Blaine Wesselowski, Voyageur Book Shop