• Address 720 East Locust Street | Milwaukee, WI 53212
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  • 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

exhibitions
October 5 - Nov 24

Chain of Events: Tyanna Buie

readings & workshops
October 20

Reading: Peter Markus

readings & workshops
October 22 - Dec 31

Welcome Home!: A Veterans Writing Group

readings & workshops
October 23

Reading and Book Launch: Kathie Giorgio

readings & workshops
October 24

Urban Echo Poets

readings & workshops
October 27

Submitathon

readings & workshops
October 30

Undocumented: Great Lakes Poets Laureate on Social Justice

readings & workshops
November 1

Reading and Screening: Trisha Low, Stephanie Young, and Zachary Epcar

film & video
November 3

It’s an Interlace: Five Videos by Barbara Hammer

readings & workshops
November 10 - Dec 8

Shifty Subjects and Unexpected Endings

performances
November 10

Alternating Currents Live presents: The Transatlantic Bridge #2.2

special events
November 16

39th Anniversary Gala

performances
November 17

Alternating Currents Live presents: Ernest Dawkins’ Boglifier Project

readings & workshops
November 21

Poetry Reading: Kimberly Blaeser & William Stobb

November 28

CLOSED

Archived readings & workshops
Oct 16 Friday, October 16
11:00am,

UW-Milwaukee English Department Creative Writing Program with UWM Women’s and Gender Studies & Woodland Pattern Book Center present a publishing talk between Carmen Giménez Smith & David Wilk.

 

Giménez Smith will discuss her experiences as editor-in-chief of Puerto del Sol and publisher of Noemi Press. The discussion will be recorded as part of David Wilk’s podcast at WritersCast, which has featured interviews with over 250 writers and publishing professionals since its inception in 2010.

 

This event is FREE and open to the public.

 

Carmen Giménez Smith will give a reading at UW-Milwaukee’s Edith S. Hefter Conference Center on

Thursday, October 15, 7 pm

 

David Wilk will give a reading at Woodland Pattern with Patrick Morrissey & Lisa Fishman on

Sunday, October 18, 2 pm

 


Carmen Giménez Smith earned a BA in English from San Jose State University and an MFA in creative writing from the University of Iowa. is the author of the poetry chapbook Casanova Variations (2009), the full-length collection Odalisque in Pieces (2009), and the memoir Bring Down the Little Birds: On Mothering, Art, Work, and Everything Else (2010). Her most recent book, Milk and Filth (2013), was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Giménez Smith is the editor-in-chief of Puerto del Sol and publisher of Noemi Press. She teaches at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

 

David Wilk has participated in almost every aspect of publishing and book distribution in both print and digital environments. He is currently publisher for pop culture startup Frederator Books as well as the independent Prospecta Press, and provides strategic and practical publishing services to authors, publishers, media companies and nonprofits. Wilk was Literature Program Director at the National Endowment for the Arts 1979-81, an active participant in the Poetry in the Schools program, editor of the influential literary journal Truck and founder of Truck Press. Wilk has taught classes and workshops and given talks at NYU, SUNY, Yale and other venues. He is currently a member of the board of directors of the Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Place in New York City.