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Fiction at Literati: Jennifer Acker: The Limits of the World 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Jennifer Acker: The Limits of the World @ Literati
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome debut novelist Jennifer Acker in support of The Limits of the World. About the book: Spanning four generations and three continents, The Limits of the World illuminates the vast mosaic of cultural divisions and ethical considerations that …

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Poetry and the Written Word: Poetry Workshop 7:00 pm
Poetry and the Written Word: Poetry Workshop @ Crazy Wisdom
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Crazy Wisdom Poetry Series hosted by Joe Kelty, Ed Morin, and David Jibson • Second and Fourth Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m. in the Crazy Wisdom Tea Room • Second Wednesdays are poetry workshop nights. All writers welcome …

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Zell Visiting Writers: Rya Kaminsky 5:30 pm
Zell Visiting Writers: Rya Kaminsky @ UMMA Auditorium
Feb 6 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Literati is pleased to be the official bookseller for the Zell Visiting Writing Series, produced by the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at the University of Michigan.  Ilya Kaminsky’s widely acclaimed parable in poems, Deaf Republic …

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Fiction at Literati: Madeline Miller: Circe 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Madeline Miller: Circe @ Literati
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We’re pleased to welcome acclaimed author and Orange Prize for Fiction recipient Madeline Miller in support of her beloved novel, Circe. This event is free and open to the public. Seating will be limited and will …

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Dan Murphy: Start By Believing 7:00 pm
Dan Murphy: Start By Believing @ Literati
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome ESPN investigative reporter and Peabody Award recipient Dan Murphy to discuss start by Believing: Larry Nassar’s Crimes, the Institutions that Enabled Him, and the Brave Women Who Stopped a Monster.  A book signing will follow the …

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Christopher Fort: translator of Abdulhamid Sulaymon o’g’li Cho’lpon: Night and Day 7:00 pm
Christopher Fort: translator of Abdulhamid Sulaymon o’g’li Cho’lpon: Night and Day @ Literati
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome Christopher Fort, who holds a PhD in Slavic Languages and Literature from the University of Michigan in support of his translation of preeminent Uzbek poet and litterateur Abdulhamid Sulaymon o’g’li Cho’lpon, Night and Day. The …

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Poetry at Literati: Adam Falkner: The Willies 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Adam Falkner: The Willies @ Literati
Feb 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome poet and scholar Adam Falkner in support of his debut full-length collection, The Willies.  About the collection: The Willies, poet and scholar Adam Falkner’s first full-length collection, offers a sharp and vulnerable new portrait of …

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Zell Visiting Writers: Catherine Lacey, Roundtable Q and A 3:30 pm
Zell Visiting Writers: Catherine Lacey, Roundtable Q and A @ Angell Hall, Room 3222
Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Catherine Lacey’s short story collection, Certain American States (FSG, 2018), portrays Americans tortured by the mundanity of their lives. The Chicago Tribune calls it “exactly what you would expect from Lacey: perfect sentences, penetrating insights, …

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Zell Visiting Writers: Catherine Lacey 5:30 pm
Zell Visiting Writers: Catherine Lacey @ UMMA Auditorium
Feb 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Catherine Lacey’s short story collection, Certain American States (FSG, 2018), portrays Americans tortured by the mundanity of their lives. The Chicago Tribune calls it “exactly what you would expect from Lacey: perfect sentences, penetrating insights, …

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William Lopez: Separated – Family and Community in the Aftermath of an Immigration Raid 7:00 pm
William Lopez: Separated – Family and Community in the Aftermath of an Immigration Raid @ Literati
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome clinical assistant professor at the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health, Willaim Lopez, in support of his book Separated. About the book: In Separated, William D. Lopez examines the lasting damage done by this …

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Skazat! Poetry Series: Laura Apol 7:00 pm
Skazat! Poetry Series: Laura Apol @ Sweetwaters
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Whether you’re a page poet, slammer, performance artist or refuse a label, we want to hear your new stuff on our open mic. We look forward to sharing great poetry (and great coffee) with you …

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Poetry at Literati: Tracy Zeman: Empire, and John McCarthy: Scared Violent Like Horses 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Tracy Zeman: Empire, and John McCarthy: Scared Violent Like Horses @ Literati
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome poets Tracy Zeman and John McCarthy to read from their most recent collections, Empire and Scared Violent Like Horses.  Tracy Zeman’s first full-length collection of poems, Empire, examines the European settlement and ecological devastation of the North …

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