• 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
March 6 - Jun 12

Dhamma MKE, a breath-based meditation circle

performances
March 24

Julie Ezelle Patton + Paul Van Curen + Melinda Zitnick

readings & workshops
March 26

Lapsed Writers’ Revival Workshop

readings & workshops
March 27

Reading: novelist Halle Butler

readings & workshops
March 28

UWM United We Read: Student / Faculty Reading Series

readings & workshops
April 3

Reading: Tommy Pico

readings & workshops
April 4

Master Class - The Library Is Open: A Workshop on Reading (Yr Poems [Out Loud])

film & video
April 5

aCinema presents: Tarpaulins

readings & workshops
April 6 - Jun 29

Book Club: Readshops led by Karl Gartung

readings & workshops
April 7

Release & Let Go: A Journal Writing Workshop

readings & workshops
April 9

Lapsed Writers’ Revival Workshop

readings & workshops
April 12

Community Reading: Tea Krulos

readings & workshops
April 13

Poetry Reading: Gabriel Ojeda-Sagué & Edgar Garcia

readings & workshops
April 13

Master Class: How To Lose Every Little Thing

readings & workshops
April 14

Release & Let Go: A Journal Writing Workshop with Heddy Keith

readings & workshops
April 17

Community Event: Stonewall Stage Talks: Bisexuality 101

performances
April 18

Formations Series for New & Improvised Music

readings & workshops
April 23

Lapsed Writers’ Revival Workshop

readings & workshops
April 28

Release & Let Go: A Journal Writing Workshop with Heddy Keith

readings & workshops
May 7

Lapsed Writers’ Revival Workshop

Archived readings & workshops
Feb 28 Thursday, February 28
6:00pm, TUITION: $100 (MEMBERS $90) | DROP-INS $20 ($18 MEMBERS)

***dg okpik's reading has been canceled. Our apologies to those who planned on attending the event.***


dg nanouk okpik is an Alaskan Native Iñupiat-Inuit from the Arctic slope. She earned her BFA at the Institute of American Indian Arts and an MFA at in Creative Writing at University of Southern Maine's Stonecoast College. Her debut poetry collection, Corpse Whale (2012), won an American Book Award. Her work has also been featured in Effigies: An Anthology of Indigenous Writing from the Pacific Rim (2009) and Sing: Poetry from the Indigenous Americas (2011). A recipient of the Truman Capote Trust Scholarship, she has taught at the Institute for American Indian Arts and has served as a resident advisor for the Sante Fe (New Mexico) Indian School. She lives in Santa Fe.

This program is part of our series Native Writers in the 21st Century, made possible with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and Forest County Potawatomi Foundation.