• 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 - Dec 30

Dhamma MKE

readings & workshops
October 22 - Dec 31

Welcome Home!: A Veterans Writing Group

exhibitions
December 8 - Jan 25

To Sight's Limit

performances
December 19

Formations Series for New and Improvised Music

December 23 - Jan 1

CLOSED

special events
January 25 -26

26th Annual Poetry Marathon and Benefit

Archived special events
Oct 16 October 16 - October 17
10:00am, $10 all day access | FREE entry for readers, and for those who pledge a reader for $40 or more

 

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.