• 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

exhibitions
October 5 - Nov 24

Chain of Events: Tyanna Buie

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
Jun 28 Thursday, June 28
11:00am,

Join us for a reading to celebrate the publication of Elisa Karbin’s debut collection, Snare, just out from Finishing Line Press! Elisa will read with Jessica L. Walsh, author of How to Break My Neck (About Editions, 2018).

Elisa Karbin is the author of Snare (Finishing Line Press, 2018). Her poems have recently appeared in, or are forthcoming from, Indiana Review, The Journal, West Branch and Notre Dame Review, amongst others. A multiple Pushcart nominee, she is the recipient of a residency at the Vermont Studio Center and a Tinseltown Helton Fellowship from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where she is a PhD candidate in the creative writing program. A dedicated educator, she works as a private tutor and university instructor and will be taking up the post of Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire in fall of 2018.

Jessica L. Walsh is the author of How to Break My Neck and the forthcoming collection The List of Last Tries as well as two chapbooks. Her work has appeared in RHINO, Tinderbox, Whale Road Review, and more. She is a professor of English at a community college outside of Chicago and the blog manager for Agape Editions.