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Event Calendar
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readings & workshops
March 6 - Jun 12

Dhamma MKE, a breath-based meditation circle

readings & workshops
April 6 - Jun 29

Book Club: Readshops led by Karl Gartung

performances
April 26

Cross / Pollinate: Ruth B8r, L Allen, Apollo Vermouth, J Janzer

readings & workshops
April 27

Reading: Dara Wier

film & video
May 3

aCinema Screening

readings & workshops
May 4

Poetry Reading: Mary-Kim Arnold & Kate Colby

performances
May 5

Performance: The Bridge #2.1

readings & workshops
May 7

Lapsed Writers’ Revival Workshop

readings & workshops
May 9

Poetry Reading: Morgan Parker & Becca Klaver

film & video
May 10

Screening: Milwaukee Kitchen Viewing Party

readings & workshops
May 18

Poetry Reading: Lila Zemborain & Elias Sepulveda

readings & workshops
May 23

Poetry Reading: David Welch & Jacob Saenz

performances
May 26

Alternating Currents Live presents: Jim Baker + special guest

Archived readings & workshops
Oct 16 Friday, October 16
7:00pm, $6 members | $7 students/seniors | $8 general

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.