• 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
Feb 28 Thursday, February 28
7:00pm, Give What You Can

***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.