• 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 - 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
Jan 10 Friday, January 10
7:00pm, $Give What You Can

Unfortunately, Carlos Lara and Dominique Salas reading has been canceled.

We have rescheduled the reading for May 16, 2020. Please stay tuned for more information.


Carlos Lara, author of The Green Record (Apostrophe, 2018), and Dominique Salas, author of Unoriginal Danger (Trembling Pillow, 2019)

Carlos Lara is the author of the forthcoming Like Bismuth When I Enter (2018 Nightboat Poetry Prize Winner), The Green Record (Apostrophe, 2018) and co-author, with Will Alexander, of The Audiographic As Data (Oyster Moon, 2016). He is also the author of a chapbook called God Wave (Evidence; Montreal). His poetry and translations have appeared in Lana Turner, Seedings, Vestiges, Flag + Void, Posit, and Gulf Coast. He abides in Los Angeles with his wife and son.

Dominique Salas, born and raised in El Paso, Texas, is a PhD student at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Her work has recently appeared in Apogee, jubilat, and Bennington Review.


Part of our series Unwriting Borders: Latinx Voices in the U.S., curated by Roberto Harrison. Presented in partnership with the Milwaukee Public Library, and supported by a grant from the Milwaukee Arts Board and the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin.