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Emily Siwek: A Monster on Main Street, with the Violin Monster 12:30 pm
Emily Siwek: A Monster on Main Street, with the Violin Monster @ Literati
Sep 1 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Join us for a special Stortyime Event with Emily Siwek and the Violin Monster! About A Monster on Main Street: Strange sightings are all around in this simply sweet story inspired by Ann Arbor’s beloved Violin …

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Robert W. Turner II: Not For Long 7:00 pm
Robert W. Turner II: Not For Long @ Literati
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We are excited to welcome sociologist and former professional football player Rober W. Turner II to Literati to discuss his new book Not For Long: The Life and Career of the NFL Athlete.  About Not For Long: …

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Fiction at Literati: Sarah Zettel 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Sarah Zettel @ Literati
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is thrilled to welcome author Sarah Zettel who will be reading from her new novel The Other Sister. About The Other Sister: Two sisters. One murder plan. An intense psychological thriller full of family secrets, perfect …

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Poetry at Literati: Ruth Behar 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Ruth Behar @ Literati
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is excited to welcome poet Ruth Behar who will be reading and sharing from her newest collection Everything I Kept: Todo Lo Que Guardé  About Everything I Kept: Todo Lo Que Guardé ​​​​​​​ Moving between the speech and silence …

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Booktoberfest! 10:00 am
Booktoberfest! @ Thomson-Shore
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us for a celebration of authors, books, art, and bratwurst. Booktoberfest will feature industry experts from around the country, offering advice and insight for authors, as well as fun and educational activities for the …

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Ann Pearlman: Infidelity: A Memoir 7:00 pm
Ann Pearlman: Infidelity: A Memoir @ Literati
Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is excited to welcome author Ann Pearlman who will be sharing her new memoir Infidelity. About Infidelity: “Thirty years. Thirty years of my life have been gifted to this man. How do I prevent making the …

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Fiction at Literati: Mikkel Rosengaard: The Invention of Ana and Maxim Loskuloff: Come West and See 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Mikkel Rosengaard: The Invention of Ana and Maxim Loskuloff: Come West and See @ Literati
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
About The Invention of Ana: With the infectious narration of Nick Hornby and the vibrant lyricism of Junot Díaz, this breathtaking debut brimming with youthful brio chronicles a young man’s friendship with a most peculiar artist. …

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Poetry and the Written Word: Poetry Workshop 7:00 pm
Poetry and the Written Word: Poetry Workshop @ Crazy Wisdom
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Poetry workshop. All writers welcome to share and discuss their poetry or short fiction. BRING ABOUT SIX COPIES OF YOUR WORK.  COPIES WILL BE RETURNED TO YOU. Hosted by Joe Kelty, Ed Morin, and Dave …

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Lauren Friedman: 50 Ways to Wear Accessories 7:00 pm
Lauren Friedman: 50 Ways to Wear Accessories @ Literati
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is excited to welcome artist and stylist Lauren Friedman who will be presenting her latest book 50 Ways to Wear Accessories. About 50 Ways to Wear Accessories: This sparkling celebration of accessories from the author of …

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Storytellers Guild: Story Night 7:00 pm
Storytellers Guild: Story Night @ Crazy Wisdom
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild members host a storytelling program. Audience members are encouraged to bring a 5-minute story to tell. 7-9 p.m., Crazy Wisdom Tea Room, 114 S. Main. Free. 665-2757.    
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Webster Reading Series: Rachel Girty and Lorenzo Diaz-Druz 7:00 pm
Webster Reading Series: Rachel Girty and Lorenzo Diaz-Druz @ UMMA
Sep 14 @ 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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Fiction at Literati: Akil Kumerasamy: Half-Gods 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Akil Kumerasamy: Half-Gods @ Literati
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
About Half-Gods: A startlingly beautiful debut, Half Gods brings together the exiled, the disappeared, the seekers. Following the fractured origins and destines of two brothers named after demigods from the ancient epic the Mahabharata, we meet a family …

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Fiction at Literati: Kat Gardiner: Little Wonder 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Kat Gardiner: Little Wonder @ Literati
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
About Little Wonder: Kat Gardiner’s debut collection of microfiction, Little Wonder, springs from the year she spent in Anacortes, Washington. Young and idealistic, she and her husband moved to town to open a café and music venue …

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Zell Visiting Writers: Esme Wang and Danielle Lazarin 5:30 pm
Zell Visiting Writers: Esme Wang and Danielle Lazarin @ U-M Museum of Art Stern Auditorium
Sep 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Literati is proud to be partnering with the Helen Zell Writers Program to host authors Esmé Weijun Wang and Danielle Lazarin at the University of Michigan Art Museum Helmet Stern Auditorium. Danielle Lazarin’s debut collection of …

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Fiction at Literati: Kim D. Hunter 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Kim D. Hunter @ Literati
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is excited to welcome author kim d. hunter who will be sharing his new story collection, The Official Report on Human Activity. About The Official Report on Human Activity: The Official Report on Human Activity by kim d. …

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Rasa Festival: Samiah Haque, Ashwini Bhaal, Zilka Joseph, Inam Kang 7:00 pm
Rasa Festival: Samiah Haque, Ashwini Bhaal, Zilka Joseph, Inam Kang @ Literati
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
This year’s Rasa Festival reading features poets Samiah Haque, Ashwini Bhasi, Zilka Joseph, and Inam Kang. Samiah Haque speaks in fluid tones, with an acute clarity of voice. Her hobbies include jaywalking, whistling in the company of …

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Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild 2:00 pm
Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild @ AADL 3rd floor
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
All invited to listen to guild members swap stories or bring their own to tell. 2-4 p.m., AADL Downtown 3rd-floor freespace rm., 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. annarborstorytelling.org, 997-5388      
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Julia Turshen: Now and Again 7:00 pm
Julia Turshen: Now and Again @ Literati
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We are so excited to welcome back to Ann Arbor food writer Julia Turshen who will be sharing with us her latest cookbook Now & Again: Go-To Recipies, Inspired Menus + Endless Ideas for Reinventing Leftovers. Julia …

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Fiction at Literati: Wayetu Moore: She Would Be King 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Wayetu Moore: She Would Be King @ Literati
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is so excited to welcome author Wayétu Moore who will be reading and sharing her debut novel She Would Be King. About She Would Be King: A novel of exhilarating range, magical realism, and history–a dazzling retelling …

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Skazat! Poetry Series: Jasmine An 7:00 pm
Skazat! Poetry Series: Jasmine An @ Sweetwaters
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Reading by this Thailand-based queer poet, a Midwest native, whose latest book, Naming the No-Name Woman, likens her experiences as a Chinese American woman with various overlapping identities to those of the 1st Chinese American movie star, …

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Poetry and the Written Word: Marilyn L. Taylor 7:00 pm
Poetry and the Written Word: Marilyn L. Taylor @ Crazy Wisdom
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Featured Reader: Marilyn L. Taylor is the former Poet Laureate of Wisconsin and the author of six poetry collections. Her award-winning work has also appeared in many anthologies and journals, including Poetry, Third Wednesday, American …

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Zell Visiting Writers: Sigrid Nunez and Aracelis Girmay 5:30 pm
Zell Visiting Writers: Sigrid Nunez and Aracelis Girmay @ U-M Museum of Art Stern Auditorium
Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Literati is proud to be partnering with the Helen Zell Writers Program to host author Sigrid Nunez and poet Aracelis Girmay at the University of Michigan Art Museum Helmet Stern Auditorium. Aracelis Girmay was born and raised in Santa …

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Webster Reading Series: Gerardo Samano and Elinam Agbo 7:00 pm
Webster Reading Series: Gerardo Samano and Elinam Agbo @ UMMA
Sep 28 @ 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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