• 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

readings & workshops
July 3 - Dec 30

Dhamma MKE

readings & workshops
October 22 - Dec 31

Welcome Home!: A Veterans Writing Group

exhibitions
December 8 - Jan 25

To Sight's Limit

readings & workshops
December 12

Poetry Reading: Eric Baus & Siwar Masannat

readings & workshops
December 13

Reading: Milwaukee Queer Writing Project

special events
December 15 -15

Woodland Pattern's Annual Open House

performances
December 19

Formations Series for New and Improvised Music

December 23 - Jan 1

CLOSED

special events
January 25 -26

26th Annual Poetry Marathon and Benefit

Archived readings & workshops
Sep 21 Friday, September 21
10:00am, $10 all day access | FREE entry for readers, and for those who pledge a reader for $40 or more

Please join us in celebrating the release of Alix Anne Shaw's Rough Ground!

Alix Anne Shaw is the author of three poetry collections: Rough Ground (Etruscan 2018), Dido in Winter (Persea 2014), and Undertow (Persea 2007), winner of the Lexi Rudnitsky Poetry Prize. Shaw's poems and reviews have appeared in Harvard Review, Fence, Denver Quarterly, The Los Angeles Review, and New American Writing. She also holds an MFA in Writing from George Mason University and an MFA in Sculpture from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her work lives online at www.anneshaw.org.

Toby Altman is the author of Arcadia, Indiana (Plays Inverse, 2017) and five chapbooks, including Security Theater (Present Tense Pamphlets, 2016) and Tender Industrial Fabric (Greying Ghost, 2015). His poems can or will be found in Colorado Review, Jubilat, and Lana Turner. He holds a PhD in English from Northwestern University and is currently a Teaching/Writing Fellow at the Iowa Writers' Workshop.