• 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 - Sep 28

Book Club: Readshops led by Karl Gartung

readings & workshops
July 3 - Sep 25

Dhamma MKE

exhibitions
August 1 - Sep 26

The Point Being: Works by Thomas Gaudynski

readings & workshops
September 5

Br!NK New Play Festival

film & video
September 6

aCinema presents Aurora Picture Show’s Extremely Shorts Touring Program

readings & workshops
September 7

Poetry Reading: Ana Božičević & Annie Grizzle

readings & workshops
September 7

Poems are a River: Writing Built and Natural Form - a workshop with Ana Božičević

performances
September 11

Thomas Gaudynski, Linda Binder, and Mark Mantel performing in response to The Point Being

exhibitions
September 14

AVIARY: Selected Paintings by Ken Wood - Book Release and Reception

performances
September 15

Alternating Currents Live presents Silvia Bolognesi and Russ Johnson

performances
September 19

Formations Series for New and Improvised Music

readings & workshops
September 20

Poetry Reading: John Sierpinski, Sylvia Cavanaugh, and Ed Werstein

Archived readings & workshops
Jun 28 Thursday, June 28
7:00pm, $Give What You Can

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.