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Webster Reading Series: Justin Balog and Rachel Ann Girty 7:00 pm
Webster Reading Series: Justin Balog and Rachel Ann Girty @ UMMA
Feb 1 @ 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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Suzanne Dalton: A Year Lost, A Life Gained 7:00 pm
Suzanne Dalton: A Year Lost, A Life Gained @ Literati
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us as we welcome author Suzanne Dalton who will be sharing her new memoir A Year Lost, a Life Gained: Fighting Breast Cancer with Wit, Humor, Friends and a Perky Poodle. About A Year Lost, a …

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David Stephen Calonne: The Mathematics of the Breath and the Way 7:00 pm
David Stephen Calonne: The Mathematics of the Breath and the Way @ Literati
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is excited to welcome David Stephen Calonne who will be presenting this new collection of Charles Bukowski’s work The Mathematics of the Breath and the Way: On Writers and Writing. About The Mathematics of the Breath and …

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Fiction at Literati: Caleb Roehrig: Death Prefers Blondes 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Caleb Roehrig: Death Prefers Blondes @ Literati
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is thrilled to welcome author Caleb Roehrig who will be sharing his new novel Death Prefers Blondes. About Death Prefers Blondes: Teenage socialite Margo Manning leads a dangerous double life. By day, she dodges the paparazzi …

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Zell Visiting Writers: Ada Limon 5:30 pm
Zell Visiting Writers: Ada Limon @ U-M Museum of Art Stern Auditorium
Feb 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Literati is proud to be partnering with the Helen Zell Writers Program to host poet Ada Limón at the University of Michigan Art Museum Helmet Stern Auditorium. Ada Limón is the author of four books of poetry, including Bright …

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Edwards Reading Series: Annesha Sengupta, Kassy Lee, Carl Levigne, and Jennifer Huang 7:00 pm
Edwards Reading Series: Annesha Sengupta, Kassy Lee, Carl Levigne, and Jennifer Huang @ Literati
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is proud to partner with the Helen Zell Writers’ Program to host the J. Edgar Edwards Reading Series, a reading series organized by first year poetry and fiction students. This istallment features Annesha Sengupta, …

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Panel Discussion: Elemental: A Collection of Michigan Creative Nonfiction 7:00 pm
Panel Discussion: Elemental: A Collection of Michigan Creative Nonfiction @ Literati
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is excited to host this special panel discussion with contributors from the new book Elemental: A Collection of Creative Nonfiction About Elemental: A Collection of Creative Nonfiction: Elemental: A Collection of Michigan Creative Nonfiction comes to us …

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Poetry and the Written Word: Open Mike 7:00 pm
Poetry and the Written Word: Open Mike @ Crazy Wisdom
Feb 13 @ 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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Stephen Ward: James Boggs at 100: A Legacy and Lineage of Radical Social Change in Detroit 7:00 pm
Stephen Ward: James Boggs at 100: A Legacy and Lineage of Radical Social Change in Detroit @ Literati
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
James and Grace Lee Boggs left a remarkable legacy through their shared activism, writing, and mentoring. To mark what would be James Boggs’s 100th birthday Spring 2019, the James and Grace Lee Boggs Center in …

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Zell Visiting Writers: Major Jackson 5:30 pm
Zell Visiting Writers: Major Jackson @ U-M Museum of Art Stern Auditorium
Feb 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Literati is proud to be partnering with the Helen Zell Writers Program to host poet Major Jackson at the University of Michigan Art Museum Helmet Stern Auditorium. Major Jackson is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, among …

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Jas Obrecht: Stone Free: Jimi Hendrix in London, September 1966-June 1967 7:00 pm
Jas Obrecht: Stone Free: Jimi Hendrix in London, September 1966-June 1967 @ Literati
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us as we welcome author and award-winning music journalist Jas Obrecht as he shares his new book Stone Free: Jimi Hendrix in London September 1966 – June 1967. About Stone Free: A compelling portrait of rock’s …

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Kate Tucker: The Joy of Reading Drama 7:00 pm
Kate Tucker: The Joy of Reading Drama @ Literati
Feb 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Using contemporary plays, together we’ll explore how to read drama and why it’s important. Plays are a powerful tool to ignite conversations about issues that are often challenging to discuss and they give voice to …

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Fiction at Literati: Maryse Meijer: RAG 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Maryse Meijer: RAG @ Literati
Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is thrilled to welcome author Maryse Meijer who will be sharing her new collection of stories RAG. About RAG: From the author of Heartbreaker, a disquieting collection tracing the destructive consequences of the desire for connection A …

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Fiction at Literati: Susan Dennard: Bloodwitch 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Susan Dennard: Bloodwitch @ Literati
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is thrilled to welcome back author Susan Dennard who will be sharing her new novel Bloodwitch, the latest in the Witchlands series. About Bloodwitch: Susan Dennard’s New York Times bestselling, young adult epic fantasy Witchlands series continues with …

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Fiction at Literati: Rachel DeWoskin: Someday We Will Fly 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Rachel DeWoskin: Someday We Will Fly @ Literati
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is thrilled to host author Rachel DeWosking who will be visitng to share her latest YA novel Someday We Will Fly: About Someday We Will Fly: From the author of Blind, a heart-wrenching coming-of-age story set during …

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Fiction at Literati: Anissa Gray: The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Anissa Gray: The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls @ Literati
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is honored to welcome author Anissa Gray who will be reading from and discussing her debut novel The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls. About The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls: The Butler …

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Skazat! Poetry Series: Mike Zhai 7:00 pm
Skazat! Poetry Series: Mike Zhai @ Sweetwaters
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Reading by Mike Zhai, founder of One Pause Poetry Salon. The program begins with open mike readings. 7-8:30 p.m., Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea, 123 W. Washington. Free. 994-6663.
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Poetry and the Written Word: Tom Brzezina and Lynn Gilbert 7:00 pm
Poetry and the Written Word: Tom Brzezina and Lynn Gilbert @ Crazy Wisdom
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Featured Readers: Tom Brzezina has had work in Chiron, Rusty Truck, Red Fez, Third Wednesday, Peninsula Poets, and The 5-2. His poems draw heavily upon drug experiences of his youth, the underbelly of society, and …

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Fiction at Literati: Vernon Smith: The Green Ghetto 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Vernon Smith: The Green Ghetto @ Literati
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is excited to welcome author Vernon Smith who will be sharing his new novel The Green Ghetto. About The Green Ghetto: Mitchell Hosowich is pleased as a puppy with two tails that the great American rust-out …

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