• 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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readings & workshops
April 6 - Jun 27

Book Club: Readshops led by Karl Gartung

readings & workshops
July 3 - Jun 30

Dhamma MKE

readings & workshops
October 22 - Jun 24

Welcome Home!: A Veterans Writing Group

readings & workshops
February 2 -23

Three Windows into Writing and Revising a Poem with Kathleen A. Dale

exhibitions
February 11 - Apr 5

Tarot: The (Re)Making of a Language

performances
February 20

Formations Series for New and Improvised Music

readings & workshops
February 26

Poetry Reading: Jennifer Elise Foerster + Zoë Johnson

readings & workshops
February 26

Seeing in Invisibility: Poetry as revelation at UWM Libraries Special Collections

readings & workshops
February 27

Urban Echo Poets

readings & workshops
February 29

Visionary Narratives: A Workshop in Drawing Inspiration with Laurence Ross.

exhibitions
February 29

Reception for Tarot: The (Re)Making of a Language

readings & workshops
March 1 -29

On the Front Lines, Behind the Lines: Writing Protest Poetry with Margaret Rozga.

film & video
March 6

aCinema Screening

readings & workshops
March 12

Creative Confluence: Research for Hybrid Writing, a conversation with Heid E. Erdrich

readings & workshops
March 12

Poetry Reading: Heid E. Erdrich

readings & workshops
March 14

Poetry & Pi(e) featuring Vida Cross + Chuck Stebelton

performances
March 19

Formations Series for New and Improvised Music

readings & workshops
March 20

Poetry Reading: Mark Bibbins + Elizabeth Hoover

readings & workshops
March 26

Poetry Reading: Eli Goldblatt + Charles Alexander

readings & workshops
March 28

Poetry Reading: Tara Betts + Jennifer Steele

Archived special events
Oct 16 October 16 - October 17
7:00pm, $Give What You Can

 

The Friends of Lorine Niedecker will once again host this annual celebration of Lorine's life and work. 

 

Along with exhibits at the Hoard Historical Museum about Lorine and her work, there will be open mics at Café Carpe, presentations by editors and artists who collaborated with poets, panels on programs for public poetry at the Dwight Foster Public Library, and workshops on Blackhawk Island where Lorine lived.

 

Presenters include: Kimberly Blaeser, Nick Demske, Tom Montag, and David Wilk, among many others. See the full list here, and the full schedule of events here.  


 

Related

Festival presenter, David Wilk, will give a reading with Lisa Fishman and Patrick Morrissey on Sunday, October 18 at 2 pm. Wilk will also conduct a publishing talk with Carmen Gimenez Smith on Friday, October 16 at 2 pm.

 

Both programs will take place at Woodland Pattern Book Center.