• 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 - Sep 28

Book Club: Readshops led by Karl Gartung

readings & workshops
July 3 - Sep 25

Dhamma MKE

exhibitions
July 5 -28

AVIARY: Painting by Ken Wood

exhibitions
August 1 - Sep 26

The Point Being works by Thomas Gaudynski

readings & workshops
August 2

Poetry Reading: Patricia Killelea & Angela Trudell Vasquez

readings & workshops
August 6

Community Event: We Persist Book Club

special events
August 12 -23

CLOSED for inventory

Archived readings & workshops
Mar 9 Saturday, March 9
11:00am, -

Claudia Keelan's recent books include We Step into the Sea: New and Selected Poems from Barrow Street (2018) and Ecstatic Émigré, a book of essays in the Poets on Poetry Series from the University of Michigan Press (2018).

Keelan has taught in many writing programs, including the University of Iowa's Writers Workshop; the University of Alabama, where she held the Coal Royalty Chair in Poetry; Boston College; Rhodes College; and the University of Nevada, where she is a Barrick Distinguished Scholar. Her honors include the Beatrice Hawley Award from Alice James Books and the Jerome Shestack prize from the American Poetry Review.

A poet, literary scholar, and translator, Keelan lives in the Mojave Desert with the poet Donald Revell, son Ben, daughter Lucie, standard poodle Miss Margaret Jarvis, and a worried schnauzer named Dugan.