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The Moth Storyslam: Traditions 7:30 pm
The Moth Storyslam: Traditions @ Greyline
Dec 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Open-mic storytelling competitions. Open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme. Come tell a story, or just enjoy the show! 6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin *Tickets for this event are …

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Author’s Forum: June Howard: The Center of the World: Regional Writing and the Puzzles of Place-Time, with Josh Miller 5:30 pm
Author’s Forum: June Howard: The Center of the World: Regional Writing and the Puzzles of Place-Time, with Josh Miller @ 202 S. Thayer (Osterman Common Room)
Dec 4 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
June Howard (English, American culture, women’s studies) and Joshua Miller (English, Judaic studies) discuss Howard’s latest book, followed by Q & A. *Regional Writing and the Puzzles of Place-Time* is a study of literary regionalism. …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Dec 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ONE PAUSE POETRY SALON is (literally) a greenhouse for poetry and poets, nurturing an appreciation for written art in all languages and encouraging experiments in creative writing. We meet every Weds in the greenhouse at …

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Zell Visiting Writers: Arthur Sze: In Conversation with Khaled Matttawa 5:30 pm
Zell Visiting Writers: Arthur Sze: In Conversation with Khaled Matttawa @ U-M Museum of Art Apse
Dec 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Arthur Sze is a poet, translator, and editor who recently won the National Book Award. He has published ten books of poetry, including Sight Lines, Compass Rose, The Ginkgo Light, Quipu, The Redshifting Web: Poems …

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Laurie Lounsbury: Kingdom Forgotten 6:30 pm
Laurie Lounsbury: Kingdom Forgotten @ Zal Gaz Grotto Club
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Laurie Lounsbury is a national award-winning journalist and editor who spent most of her career covering northern Michigan, including Charlevoix, Petoskey, Boyne City, Gaylord and Beaver Island. She has spent a portion of every summer …

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Webster Reading Series: Meagean L. Dugger and Logan Lane 7:00 pm
Webster Reading Series: Meagean L. Dugger and Logan Lane @ UMMA Auditorium
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
One MFA student of fiction and one of poetry, each introduced by a peer, will read their work. The Mark Webster Reading Series presents emerging writers in a warm and relaxed setting. We encourage you …

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You Wrote a Novel… Now What? With Lillian Li 1:00 pm
You Wrote a Novel… Now What? With Lillian Li @ AADL Westgate, West Side Room
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Calling all writers! Whether you participated in this year’s National Novel Writing Month or you just love to write, join author Lillian Li for a presentation and discussion on the writing and revising process, getting …

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Sharon McRill: Downsizing The Silver Tsunami: Who to Call and Where Does the Stuff Go? 2:00 pm
Sharon McRill: Downsizing The Silver Tsunami: Who to Call and Where Does the Stuff Go? @ AADL Malletts Creek)
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Decluttering and relocation expert Sharon McRill discusses her book  Downsizing the Silver Tsunami, a comprehensive reference tool to help people navigate the difficult pathways of estate sales, consignment dealers, picking the right real estate agent, and …

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Story Slam and Strolling Reception 6:00 pm
Story Slam and Strolling Reception @ First Presbyterian Church
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
A StorySlam and Strolling Reception is Sunday, December 8, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Enjoy stories of the season and the singing of Christmas carols in this special holiday presentation, followed by a reception throughout the building. Listen …

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John U. Bacon: Overtime: Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines at the Crossroads of College Football 7:00 pm
John U. Bacon: Overtime: Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines at the Crossroads of College Football @ Nicola's Books
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us for a reading, talk, and signing with best-selling local author John U. Bacon for his new book, Overtime: Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines at the Crossroads of College Football.  Ticketing Information: NONE …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Dec 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ONE PAUSE POETRY SALON is (literally) a greenhouse for poetry and poets, nurturing an appreciation for written art in all languages and encouraging experiments in creative writing. We meet every Weds in the greenhouse at …

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The Moth Storyslam: Names 7:30 pm
The Moth Storyslam: Names @ Greyline
Dec 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Open-mic storytelling competitions. Open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme. Come tell a story, or just enjoy the show! 6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin *Tickets for this event are …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Dec 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ONE PAUSE POETRY SALON is (literally) a greenhouse for poetry and poets, nurturing an appreciation for written art in all languages and encouraging experiments in creative writing. We meet every Weds in the greenhouse at …

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Zine Workshop 2:00 pm
Zine Workshop @ AADL Downtown (Secret Lab)
Dec 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Join us in making Zines! Zines are small booklets made of simple materials and contain text, art, or anything you can put in a book. Supplies are provided – bring photos, magazine clippings, or other …

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