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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

special events
August 12 -23

CLOSED for inventory

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
Sep 6 Thursday, September 6
7:00pm, $Give What You Can

Join us for an evening with Hieu Minh Nguyen and Faisal Mohyuddin!

We’ll be celebrating the publication of Hieu Minh Nguyen’s Not Here (Coffee House Press, 2018), and Faisal Mohyuddin’s The Displaced Children of Displaced Children (Eyewear Publishing, 2018).

Hieu Minh Nguyen is a queer Vietnamese American poet, a Kundiman fellow, and a poetry editor for Muzzle Magazine. His work has appeared in the Southern Indiana Review, Guernica, Ninth Letter, Devil's Lake, Bat City Review, the Paris-American, and elsewhere. Hieu is the author of This Way to the Sugar (Write Bloody Press, 2014), which was a finalist for both a Minnesota Book Award and a Lambda Literary Award. His newest collection, Not Here, was recently released via Coffee House Press in April of 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faisal Mohyuddin is the author of The Displaced Children of Displaced Children, winner of the 2017 Sexton Prize for Poetry and a 2018 Summer Recommendation of the Poetry Book Society. Also the author of the chapbook The Riddle of Longing, Faisal teaches English at Highland Park High School in Illinois, serves as an educator advisor to the global not-for-profit Narrative 4, and lives with his family in Chicago.


This is part of a series of readings celebrating new and recent poetry publications. The series has been generously funded by The Poetry Foundation, publishers of Poetry Magazine who work to raise poetry to a more visible and influential position in our culture.