• 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
August 1 - Sep 26

The Point Being: Works by Thomas Gaudynski

special events
August 12 -23

CLOSED for inventory

readings & workshops
September 5

Br!NK New Play Festival

film & video
September 6

aCinema presents Aurora Picture Show’s Extremely Shorts Touring Program

readings & workshops
September 7

Poetry Reading: Ana Božičević & Annie Grizzle

readings & workshops
September 7

Poems are a River: Writing Built and Natural Form - a workshop with Ana Božičević

performances
September 11

Thomas Gaudynski, Linda Binder, and Mark Mantel performing in response to The Point Being

exhibitions
September 14

AVIARY: Selected Paintings by Ken Wood - Book Release and Reception

performances
September 15

Alternating Currents Live presents Silvia Bolognesi and Russ Johnson

performances
September 19

Formations Series for New and Improvised Music

readings & workshops
September 20

Poetry Reading: John Sierpinski, Sylvia Cavanaugh, and Ed Werstein

Archived readings & workshops
Jun 14 Friday, June 14
7:00pm, $Give What You Can

An award-winning journalist and university professor, Milwaukee writer Jeffrey Perso's fiction has appeared in, among other places, Embark, Iconoclast, Kudzu House Quarterly, The Rockhurst Review, and Twisted Vine Literary Journal. Water Bodies is his first published novel.

Jim Chapson is the author of several poetry collections, including Plotinus Blushed (2013) and Daphnis & Ratboy (2009), both from Arlen House, and has had poems included in two recent anthologies: Jack London is Dead: Contemporary Euro-American Poetry of Hawai'i; and Imagining the Jewish God. Chapson served as Milwaukee’s Poet Laureate from 2013 to 2015.