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Event Calendar
readings & workshops
April 6 - Sep 28

Book Club: Readshops led by Karl Gartung

readings & workshops
July 3 - Sep 25

Dhamma MKE

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

September 11

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

September 14

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

September 15

Alternating Currents Live presents Silvia Bolognesi and Russ Johnson

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
Nov 3 Saturday, November 3
7:00pm, $Give What You Can

Join us for an evening with elena minor & Paul Martínez-Pompa!


elena minor is the author of TITULADA (Noemi Press, 2014), a book of bilingual poetry. Her work has been published in more than two dozen literary journals and anthologized in Angels of the Americlypse, BAX 2015, Coiled Serpent and Resist Much, Obey Little. Most recently her work has appeared in Uproot, The Santa Ana River Review, Gulf Coast and Hinchas de Poesía. She is the founding editor of PALABRA and teaches community-based creative writing to high school students.

Paul Martínez-Pompa was educated at the University of Chicago and at Indiana University. He is the author of My Kill Adore Him, which was selected by Martin Espada for the Andres Montoya Poetry Prize. His poetry and prose have been featured in Mandorla, Make Magazine, Breakbeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip Hop and on Chicago Public Radio. He currently edits for Packingtown Review and teaches rhetoric and creative writing at Triton College in River Grove, Illinois.



This reading is part of a series organized by Milwaukee Poet Laureate, Roberto Harrison, and made possible with generous support from the City of Milwaukee Arts Board. 


Future readings in the series: 

Jennifer Tamayo & Maryam Ivette Parhizkar on Saturday, February 9, 2019

Gabriel Ojeda-Sague & Edgar Garcia on Saturday, April 13, 2019

Lila Zemborain on Saturday, May 18, 2019.