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Megan Griswold: The Book of Help 7:00 pm
Megan Griswold: The Book of Help @ Literati
Apr 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is thrilled to welcome author Megan Griswold who will be sharing her new book The Book of Help. About The Book of Help: The Book of Help traces one woman’s life-long quest for love, connection, and peace …

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Fiction at Literati: Polly Rosenwaike: Look How Happy I’m Making You 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Polly Rosenwaike: Look How Happy I’m Making You @ Literati
Apr 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is excited to welcome back author Polly Rosenwaike who will be reading and discussing her new short story collection Look How Happy I’m Making You. About Look How Happy I’m Making You: “A beautifully written and …

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U-M English Sub-concentration Reading 7:00 pm
U-M English Sub-concentration Reading @ Literati
Apr 5 @ 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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Poetry at Literati: Aldo Leopoldo Pando Girard 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Aldo Leopoldo Pando Girard @ Literati
Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is pleased to be partnering with the Neutral Zone to host poet Aldo Leopoldo Pando Girard. Join us for the release of a poetry book by Aldo Leopoldo Pando Girard, Ann Arbor’s Youth Poet Laureate! …

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Zell Visiting Writers: Edwidge Danticat 5:30 pm
Zell Visiting Writers: Edwidge Danticat @ U-M Museum of Art Stern Auditorium
Apr 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Literati is proud to be partnering with the Helen Zell Writers Program to host author Edwidge Danticat at the University of Michigan Art Museum Apse. Edwidge Danticat is the author of several books, including Breath, Eyes, Memory, an …

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Mary Stockwell: Unlikely General: ‘Mad’ Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America 6:00 pm
Mary Stockwell: Unlikely General: ‘Mad’ Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America @ 150 Blau Hall
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
With the young republic in crisis, President Washington chose as general an aging brigadier whose private life was mired in scandal. Follow the story of General Anthony Wayne, drawn from his own passionate letters where …

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Rebecca Soffer: Modern Loss 7:00 pm
Rebecca Soffer: Modern Loss @ Literati
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is honored to host author Rebecca Soffer who will be sharing her new book Modern Loss: Candid Conversations About Grief. Beginners Welcome. About Modern Loss: Inspired by the website hailed as “redefining mourning” by the New York …

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Poetry and the Written Word: Open Mike 7:00 pm
Poetry and the Written Word: Open Mike @ Crazy Wisdom
Apr 10 @ 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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Poetry at Literati: Clayton Eshleman: Pollen Aria 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Clayton Eshleman: Pollen Aria @ Literati
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is honored to welcome back poet Clayton Eshelman who will be reading from his new collection Pollen Aria. About Pollen Aria: That Clayton Eshleman has not ceased from exploration over a career spanning more than 60 …

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Zell Visiting Writers: In Conversation: Edwidge Danticat 5:30 pm
Zell Visiting Writers: In Conversation: Edwidge Danticat @ U-M Museum of Art Stern Auditorium
Apr 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Literati is proud to be partnering with the Helen Zell Writers Program to host author Edwidge Danticat at the University of Michigan Art Museum Helmut Stern Auditorium. Edwidge Danticat is the author of several books, including Breath, Eyes, …

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Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild: Story Night 7:00 pm
Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild: Story Night @ Crazy Wisdom
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Listen to old tales and new during an evening of adult stories. Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild members perform for the first hour. For the second half of the program we will be bringing in something …

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Fiction at Literati: Lydia Fitzpatrick: Lights All Night Long 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Lydia Fitzpatrick: Lights All Night Long @ Literati
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is excited to welcome author Lydia Fitzpatrick who will be sharing with us her novel Lights All Night Long. About Lights All Night Long: A gripping and deftly plotted narrative of family and belonging, Lights All Night …

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Michael DeForge: Leaving Richard’s Valley 7:00 pm
Michael DeForge: Leaving Richard’s Valley @ Vaujlt of Midnight
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Vault of Midnight is excited to present a reading and book signing with Michael DeForge to launch Leaving Richard’s Valley, his new graphic novel. Leaving Richard’s Valley documents a group of forest creatures attempting to …

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Chloe Preedy: The Bishop, the Devil, and the Playwright: Responding to Air Pollution in Early Modern England 5:30 pm
Chloe Preedy: The Bishop, the Devil, and the Playwright: Responding to Air Pollution in Early Modern England @ Angell Hall, Rm 3154
Apr 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
DR. CHLOE PREEDY, UNIVERSITY OF EXETER Hosted by the Animal Studies & Environmental Humanities RIW. Please RSVP to lageiger@umich.edu or cvfair@umich.edu  
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Anthony DeBenedet: Playful Intelligence 7:00 pm
Anthony DeBenedet: Playful Intelligence @ Literati
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is excited to welcome author and physician Anthony DeBenedet to discuss his book Playful Intelligence. About Playful Intelligence: As adults, we have more responsibilities than we could have ever imagined growing up. Learning the work of …

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Assya Humesky: Ukrainian Literary Evening: A Life Devoted to Studying Slavic Languages and Literature 5:00 pm
Assya Humesky: Ukrainian Literary Evening: A Life Devoted to Studying Slavic Languages and Literature @ Rackham East Conference Room
Apr 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREES) at the University of Michigan cordially invite you to join us for Dr. Assya Humesky’s talk about …

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One Final Jam: Emeritus Professor of Psychology Richard Mann and the Future of Consciousness Studies  7:00 pm
One Final Jam: Emeritus Professor of Psychology Richard Mann and the Future of Consciousness Studies  @ Rackham Amphitheatre
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Professor Richard Mann has been a pivotal figure in consciousness-related coursework and research on the U-M campus and far beyond. A revered pedagogue and visionary, he has impacted hundreds of students from across fields as …

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Poetry at Literati: Anders Carlson-Wee: The Low Passions 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Anders Carlson-Wee: The Low Passions @ Literati
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join as we welcome poet Anders Carlson-Wee who will be reading from his new collection The Low Passions. About The Low Passions: Explosive and incantatory, The Low Passions traces the fringes of the American experiment through the eyes of a …

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Poetry at Literati: Sarah Arvio 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Sarah Arvio @ Literati
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is thrilled to welcome back poet Sarah Arvio who will reading and discussing her new translation of poems by Federico García Lorca About Poet in Spain: For the first time in a quarter century, a major …

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Phil Kaye: Date and Time, and Jon Sands: The New Clean 7:00 pm
Phil Kaye: Date and Time, and Jon Sands: The New Clean @ Literati
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is excited to welcome poets Phil Kaye and Jon Sands who will be reading from their latest collections Date & Time and The New Clean. About Date & Time: Phil Kaye’s debut collection is a stunning tribute to …

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Michigan Quarterly Review: Launch of Spring “Iran” Issue 7:00 pm
Michigan Quarterly Review: Launch of Spring “Iran” Issue @ Literati
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Michigan Quarterly Review launches their Spring issue featuring poetry, fiction, and essays, from contemporary Iran. Featuring readings in Farsi and English from contributors Shahla Farghadani and Mason Jabbari, Guest Editor Kathryn Babyran, MQR Editor Khaled Mattawa, and MQR Staff Readers. …

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Skazat! Poetry Series 7:00 pm
Skazat! Poetry Series @ Sweetwaters
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Reading by  a local poet TBA. The program begins with open mike readings.
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Carolyn Forche: What You Have Heard Is True 7:00 pm
Carolyn Forche: What You Have Heard Is True @ Literati
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is thrilled to welcome acclaimed poet and activist Carolyn Forché who will be discussing her new memoir What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance. About What You Have Heard Is True: …

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Poetry and the Written Word: Ed Werstein 7:00 pm
Poetry and the Written Word: Ed Werstein @ Crazy Wisdom
Apr 24 @ 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 …

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Poetry at Literati: Sam Ross: Company, and Conversation with Akil Kumarasamy 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Sam Ross: Company, and Conversation with Akil Kumarasamy @ Literati
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is thrilled to welcome poet Sam Ross who will be reading from his debut collection Company. Sam will be joined for a post-reading conversation with author Akil Kumarasamy.  About Company: .” . . . Ross pitches nothing …

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