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Emerging Writers: Breathing New Life Into Your Story 7:00 pm
Emerging Writers: Breathing New Life Into Your Story @ AADL Westgate, West Side Room
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
You had a great idea for a novel or a memoir and then it just sort of…fizzled. Where did the magic go? And is there any way to get it back? In this workshop, Alex …

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Fiction at Literati: Joe Sacksteder: Make/Shift: Stories, and Matt Kirkpatrick: The Ambrose J. and Vivian T. Seagrave Museum of 20th Century Art 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Joe Sacksteder: Make/Shift: Stories, and Matt Kirkpatrick: The Ambrose J. and Vivian T. Seagrave Museum of 20th Century Art @ Literati
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome authors Joe Sacksteder and Matt Kirkpatrick in support of their latest, Make/Shift: Stories and The Ambrose J. and Vivian T. Seagrave Museum of 20th Century American Art, respectively, as part of our ongoing Fiction …

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The Moth Storyslam: Baggage 7:30 pm
The Moth Storyslam: Baggage @ Greyline
Jul 2 @ 7:30 pm – Jul 16 @ 9:00 pm
Open-mic storytelling competitions. Open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme. Come tell a story, or just enjoy the show! 6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin *Tickets for this event are …

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Jim Ottaviani: Hawking 7:00 pm
Jim Ottaviani: Hawking @ Literati
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome the world’s preeminent writer of comics and graphic novels about science back to our store in support of his latest, Hawking. Signing to follow. Free and open to the public.  About the book: From his …

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The Moth Storyslam: Backfired 7:30 pm
The Moth Storyslam: Backfired @ Greyline
Jul 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Open-mic storytelling competitions. Open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme. Come tell a story, or just enjoy the show! 6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin *Tickets for this event are …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Jul 3 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ONE PAUSE POETRY SALON is (literally) a greenhouse for poetry and poets, nurturing an appreciation for written art in all languages and encouraging experiments in creative writing. We meet every Weds in the greenhouse at …

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Ann Arbor Poetry: Open Mike 7:00 pm
Ann Arbor Poetry: Open Mike @ Espresso Royale
Jul 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ann Arbor Poetry hosts an open mic every 1st and 3rd Sunday, with feature poets whenever we can get them. $5 suggested donation. facebook.com/AnnArborPoetry.  
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Lisa Lenzo, Natalie Ruth Joynton, and Elizabeth Schmuhl 7:00 pm
Lisa Lenzo, Natalie Ruth Joynton, and Elizabeth Schmuhl @ Literati
Jul 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome three authors with recent works published by Wayne State University Press’s Made in Michigan Writers Series! After reading, each author will be available to sign books. The event is free and open to …

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Richard Retyi: The Book of Ann Arbor 7:00 pm
Richard Retyi: The Book of Ann Arbor @ Literati
Jul 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Once more with music! We’re thrilled to welcome back Richard Retyi in support of The Book of Ann Arbor: An Extremely Serious History Book. Rich has a new, fresh, special presentation in store for the book—one …

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Fiction with Elizabeth Ellen, Juliet Escoria, and Mary Miller 7:00 pm
Fiction with Elizabeth Ellen, Juliet Escoria, and Mary Miller @ Bookbound
Jul 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 We are thrilled to host a night of fiction with Elizabeth Ellen, Juliet Escoria, and Mary Miller, who will read from their respective novels Person/a, Juliet the Maniac, and Biloxi. Signing to follow Elizabeth Ellen is a …

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Poetry and the Written Word 7:00 pm
Poetry and the Written Word @ Crazy Wisdom
Jul 10 @ 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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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Jul 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ONE PAUSE POETRY SALON is (literally) a greenhouse for poetry and poets, nurturing an appreciation for written art in all languages and encouraging experiments in creative writing. We meet every Weds in the greenhouse at …

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Margaret Leary: William W. Cook and His Michigan Law Quadrangle 10:00 am
Margaret Leary: William W. Cook and His Michigan Law Quadrangle @ Towsley Auditorium, Washtenaw Community College
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Margaret A. Leary became director of the Law Library in 1984 and retired in 2011. From 1973 to 1981, she served as assistant director and from 1982 to 1984, as associate director. She received a …

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Douglas Brinkley: American Moonshot 7:00 pm
Douglas Brinkley: American Moonshot @ Literati
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome the CNN Presidential Historian and contributing editor at Vanity Fair in support of his instant New York Times Bestseller, American Moonshot. A book signing will follow the event. Free and open to the public.  “Compelling and comprehensive….With a mixture …

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Open Mic and Share: Karen Holman and Josephine Rood 7:00 pm
Open Mic and Share: Karen Holman and Josephine Rood @ Bookbound
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Features Karen Holman and Josephine Rood. This is part of a monthly series on the 2nd Thursday of most months in partnership with Les Go Social Media Marketing and Training. The event begins with an …

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Emerging Writers: Open House 7:00 pm
Emerging Writers: Open House @ AADL Westgate, West Side Room
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Come with questions, a work in progress, or an empty notebook. All writers are welcome in this casual, supportive environment. Authors Bethany Neal and Alex Kourvo will be on hand to answer questions and give encouragement. Bethany and Alex …

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Rick Bailey: The Enjoy Agenda 7:00 pm
Rick Bailey: The Enjoy Agenda @ Literati
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome Rick Bailey back to the store for a reading from his latest, The Enjoy Agenda. Book signing to follow. Free and open to the public.  About the book: Part memoir, part travelogue, The Enjoy Agenda takes readers from …

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The Moth Storyslam: Baggage 7:30 pm
The Moth Storyslam: Baggage @ Greyline
Jul 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Open-mic storytelling competitions. Open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme. Come tell a story, or just enjoy the show! 6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin *Tickets for this event are …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Jul 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ONE PAUSE POETRY SALON is (literally) a greenhouse for poetry and poets, nurturing an appreciation for written art in all languages and encouraging experiments in creative writing. We meet every Weds in the greenhouse at …

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McPherson Local 2019 Speaker Series: Mike Gustafson 7:00 pm
McPherson Local 2019 Speaker Series: Mike Gustafson @ McPherson Local
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati co-wner Mike Gustafson will share thoughts on how an organization or business can create and cultivate a sense of localism and community. $10. For tickets, call 734-237, 7509.
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Emerging Writers Presents: Local Writers LIVE: Sherry Duquet and Fred Reif 7:00 pm
Emerging Writers Presents: Local Writers LIVE: Sherry Duquet and Fred Reif @ AADL Westgate, West Side Room
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Join us for an evening with five local authors doing short readings from their published books, and have a chance to chat and buy their books too! We’ll kick off the evening with readings by two …

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Skazat! Poetry Series: 2019 Ann Arbor Youth Poetry Slam Team 7:00 pm
Skazat! Poetry Series: 2019 Ann Arbor Youth Poetry Slam Team @ Sweetwaters
Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Readings by members of the 2019 Ann Arbor Youth Poetry Slam Team. The program begins with open mike readings.
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Poetry and the Written Word: Ian Haight 7:00 pm
Poetry and the Written Word: Ian Haight @ Crazy Wisdom
Jul 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 welcome …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Jul 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ONE PAUSE POETRY SALON is (literally) a greenhouse for poetry and poets, nurturing an appreciation for written art in all languages and encouraging experiments in creative writing. We meet every Weds in the greenhouse at …

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Steve O’Keefe: Set the Page on Fire 7:00 pm
Steve O’Keefe: Set the Page on Fire @ Literati
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome Steve O’Keefe in support of his book, Set the Page on Fire: Secrets of Successful Writers.  Set the Page on Fire: Secrets of Successful Writers is a funny, practical guide to the writing craft built …

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Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild 2:00 pm
Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild @ AADL Downtown (3rd floor, Freespace)
Jul 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
All invited to listen to guild members swap stories or bring their own to tell, at the AASG monthly meeting.          
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Terry McAuliffe: Charlottesville: Taking a Stand Against White Nationalism 12:00 pm
Terry McAuliffe: Charlottesville: Taking a Stand Against White Nationalism @ Friends Conference Room, Detroit Public Library
Jul 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Literati Bookstore is pleased to be on hand to sell books as the Detroit Public Library welcomes former Governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe as part of their Author Series, in support of his new book Charlottesville: Taking …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Jul 31 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ONE PAUSE POETRY SALON is (literally) a greenhouse for poetry and poets, nurturing an appreciation for written art in all languages and encouraging experiments in creative writing. We meet every Weds in the greenhouse at …

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