• 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
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

readings & workshops
November 10 - Dec 8

Shifty Subjects and Unexpected Endings

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

December 19

Formations Series for New and Improvised Music

December 23 - Jan 1


special events
January 25 -26

26th Annual Poetry Marathon and Benefit

Archived readings & workshops
Oct 11 Friday, October 11
10:00am, $10 all day access | FREE entry for readers, and for those who pledge a reader for $40 or more

Think poetry is for stuffy old intellectual farts who speak in riddles you can’t understand? Come down to Woodland Pattern and find out for yourself what a groovy good time wordplay can be :)



Rena Medow
Lilo Allen
Monica Thomas
Benjamin Gray

This very FUN event will begin promptly at 7 Post Meridian. Sass provided.


Rena Medow attended the New School for poetry, Emily Carr University for painting and the Langara Certificate program for Journalism. Her first poetry chapbook, I Have been Packing This Suitcase All My Life So Why Is It Empty? came out in the fall of 2017 from Vegetarian Alcoholic Press. Her poems, essays and illustrations have been featured in a variety of places, including VICE, LunaLuna Magazine and The Minetta Review.


Presented with Vegetarian Alcoholic Press!