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  • 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 - Jun 30

Dhamma MKE

readings & workshops
October 22 - Jun 24

Welcome Home!: A Veterans Writing Group

readings & workshops
February 2 -23

Three Windows into Writing and Revising a Poem with Kathleen A. Dale

exhibitions
February 11 - Apr 5

Tarot: The (Re)Making of a Language

performances
February 20

Formations Series for New and Improvised Music

readings & workshops
February 26

Poetry Reading: Jennifer Elise Foerster + Zoë Johnson

readings & workshops
February 26

Seeing in Invisibility: Poetry as revelation at UWM Libraries Special Collections

readings & workshops
February 27

Urban Echo Poets

readings & workshops
February 29

Visionary Narratives: A Workshop in Drawing Inspiration with Laurence Ross.

exhibitions
February 29

Reception for Tarot: The (Re)Making of a Language

readings & workshops
March 1 -29

On the Front Lines, Behind the Lines: Writing Protest Poetry with Margaret Rozga.

film & video
March 6

aCinema Screening

readings & workshops
March 12

Creative Confluence: Research for Hybrid Writing, a conversation with Heid E. Erdrich

readings & workshops
March 12

Poetry Reading: Heid E. Erdrich

readings & workshops
March 14

Poetry & Pi(e) featuring Vida Cross + Chuck Stebelton

performances
March 19

Formations Series for New and Improvised Music

readings & workshops
March 20

Poetry Reading: Mark Bibbins + Elizabeth Hoover

readings & workshops
March 26

Poetry Reading: Eli Goldblatt + Charles Alexander

readings & workshops
March 28

Poetry Reading: Tara Betts + Jennifer Steele

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.