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Webster Reading Series: Colin Shephard and Augusta Funk 7:00 pm
Webster Reading Series: Colin Shephard and Augusta Funk @ UMMA
Mar 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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Community High School’s Voice: Issue 1 7:00 pm
Community High School’s Voice: Issue 1 @ Literati
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is delighted to host the contributors to Community High School’s recently published literary magazine, VOICE: Issue 1, for a night of poetry and prose readings! VOICE is a student-run journal of literary and visual arts …

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Poetry at Literati: Rob Halpern: Weak Link 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Rob Halpern: Weak Link @ Literati
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is thrilled to welcome back poet Rob Halpern who will be reading from his new collection Weak Link Rob Halpern lives between San Francisco and Ypsilanti, Michigan, where he teaches at Eastern Michigan University and Huron Valley …

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Fiction at Literati: Dorene O’Brien: What It Might Feel Like To Hope 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Dorene O’Brien: What It Might Feel Like To Hope @ Literati
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is excited to welcome author Dorene O’Brien who will be sharing her new story collection What It Might Feel Like to Hope. About What It Might Feel Like to Hope: What It Might Feel Like to …

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Poetry and the Written Word: Open Mike 7:00 pm
Poetry and the Written Word: Open Mike @ Crazy Wisdom
Mar 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 Jibson; …

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Zell Visiting Writers: Marilyn Chin 5:30 pm
Zell Visiting Writers: Marilyn Chin @ U-M Museum of Art Stern Auditorium
Mar 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Literati is proud to be partnering with the Helen Zell Writers Program to host poet Marilyn Chin at the University of Michigan Art Museum Helmut Stern Auditorium. Marilyn Chin was born in Hong Kong. She is the …

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Fiction at Literati: Halle Butler: The New Me 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Halle Butler: The New Me @ Literati
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is thrilled to welcome novelist Halle Butler who will be reading and discussing her latest book The New Me. About The New Me: Im still trying to make the dream possible: still might finish my cleaning …

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CLIFF 2019: Student Creative Reading 7:30 pm
CLIFF 2019: Student Creative Reading @ Literati
Mar 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Literati is pleased to be a part of the 23rd Annual CLIFF Conference to host the Student Creative Reading Event. U-M grad students were invited to submit creative pieces to read for up to five minutes …

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Sweetland Writer to Writer: Ellen Muehlberger 7:00 pm
Sweetland Writer to Writer: Ellen Muehlberger @ Literati
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
U-M Near Eastern Studies and history professor Ellen Muehlberger is joined by a U-M Sweetland Center for Writing faculty member to discuss writing. 7 p.m., Literati, 124 E. Washington. Free. 585-5567.
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Zell Visiting Writers: Anthony Marra 5:30 pm
Zell Visiting Writers: Anthony Marra @ U-M Museum of Art Stern Auditorium
Mar 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
The Zell Visiting Writers Series constitutes the backbone of the HZWP events calendar, bringing the world of contemporary literature to Ann Arbor with visits from working writers that include readings, extensive student-moderated Q&A sessions, individual consultations, craft …

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Anne-Marie Oomen: Elemental: A Collection of Michigan Creative Nonfiction 7:00 pm
Anne-Marie Oomen: Elemental: A Collection of Michigan Creative Nonfiction @ Nicola's Books
Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
About Elemental: A Collection of Creative Nonfiction: Elemental: A Collection of Michigan Creative Nonfiction comes to us from twenty-three of Michigan’s most well-known essayists. A celebration of the elements, this collection is both the storm and the …

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Julie Dobrow: After Emily 7:00 pm
Julie Dobrow: After Emily @ Literati
Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is excited to welcome author Julie Dobrow who will be sharing her new biography, After Emily. About After Emily: Despite Emily Dickinson’s world renown, the story of the two women most responsible for her initial posthumous …

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Webster Reading Series: Ian Burnette and Carl Lavigne 7:00 pm
Webster Reading Series: Ian Burnette and Carl Lavigne @ UMMA
Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Mark Webster Reading Series showcases work by second-year MFA students in the Helen Zell Writers’ Program. Usually held on Friday evenings, Webster Readings present two readers (most often one poet and one fiction writer), …

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Webster Reading Series: Katarina Bishop and Thea Chacamaty 7:00 pm
Webster Reading Series: Katarina Bishop and Thea Chacamaty @ UMMA
Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Webster Readings are organized by second-year students, and feature their poetry and prose. Post-graduate Zell fellows are regularly invited to introduce and/or open for writers scheduled to visit local bookstore Literati. Today: Katarina Bishop and Thea Chacamaty. …

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Phoebe Darqueling: No Rest for the Wicked, and Riftmaker 5:00 pm
Phoebe Darqueling: No Rest for the Wicked, and Riftmaker @ Crazy Wisdom
Mar 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Come by Crazy Wisdom and celebrate the launch of two novels by local Steampunk and Gaslamp fantasy author, Phoebe Darqueling. Catch a live reading from No Rest for the Wicked, the story of a con …

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Buddhist Storytelling: Rafe Martin, Haju Sunim, and Sandong Kurt Iselt 7:00 pm
Buddhist Storytelling: Rafe Martin, Haju Sunim, and Sandong Kurt Iselt @ Crazy Wisdom
Mar 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
An evening of Buddhist storytelling with Rafe Martin. Listen to Buddhist Jataka Tales. He will be joined by longtime Zen Buddhist teacher and storyteller, Haju Sunim, and Zen storyteller Sandong Kurt Iselt. Children and families …

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Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild 2:00 pm
Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild @ AADL 3rd floor
Mar 24 @ 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., Ann Arbor District Library 3rd fl. Freespace, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. annarborstorytelling.org .          
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Poetry and the Written Word: Keith Taylor and Lyn Coffin 7:00 pm
Poetry and the Written Word: Keith Taylor and Lyn Coffin @ Crazy Wisdom
Mar 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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U-M English Sub-concentration Reading 7:00 pm
U-M English Sub-concentration Reading @ Literati
Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is excited to welcome the Creative Writing Sub-concentration seniors in the English Department at the University of Michigan for a night of poetry and prose readings! Each year the Creative Writing Sub-concentration selects no …

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Sixth Anniversary Reading 7:00 pm
Sixth Anniversary Reading @ Literati
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
n celebration of Literati Bookstore’s Sixth Anniversary, please join us for a reading of original poetry and prose by Literati Bookstore booksellers past and present!
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