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Emerging Writers: Writing Short Stories and Flash Fiction 7:00 pm
Emerging Writers: Writing Short Stories and Flash Fiction @ AADL Westgate, West Side Room
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
A short story isn’t a miniature novel. It’s an art form all its own with rules about length, pacing, and theme. In this workshop, Bethany Neal and Alex Kourvo will be joined by author Harry R. …

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The Moth Storyslam: Camp 7:30 pm
The Moth Storyslam: Camp @ Greyline
Aug 6 @ 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
Aug 7 @ 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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Patti F. Smith and Britain Woodman: Vanishing Ann Arbor 7:00 pm
Patti F. Smith and Britain Woodman: Vanishing Ann Arbor @ Literati
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome Ann Arborites Patti F. Smith and Britain Woodman in support of their new book, Vanishing Ann Arbor. Free and open to the public. Signing to follow.  About the book: Ann Arbor has seen many cherished …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Aug 14 @ 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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LaRon Williams: Still Kickin’, Just Not as High 2:00 pm
LaRon Williams: Still Kickin’, Just Not as High @ AADL Malletts Greek
Aug 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Join storyteller La’Ron Williams for a captivating and interactive performance. For over thirty years, La’Ron Williams has been an award winning and nationally acclaimed storyteller. He draws in listeners with his playful and malleable voice and …

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Summer Lovin’: Local Romance Author Panel 3:00 pm
Summer Lovin’: Local Romance Author Panel @ Nicola's Books
Aug 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The first ever Bookstore Romance Day arrives Saturday, August 17 and we’ll be celebrating with a panel and book signing of five Michigan authors. Bookstore Romance Day is a day designed to give independent bookstores …

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Emerging Writers: Open House 7:00 pm
Emerging Writers: Open House @ AADL Westgate, West Side Room
Aug 19 @ 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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The Moth Storyslam: Influence 7:30 pm
The Moth Storyslam: Influence @ Greyline
Aug 20 @ 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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Larry Webster: Never Stop Driving 7:00 pm
Larry Webster: Never Stop Driving @ Literati
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome former Editor-in-Chief of Road & Track, Larry Webster, in support of his book Never Stop Driving. Signing to follow. Free and open to the public. About the book: With glorious photography and sharp writing, Never Stop Driving presents …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Aug 21 @ 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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Book Club Bonanza: Celebrating Literati’s Monthly Book Clubs 7:00 pm
Book Club Bonanza: Celebrating Literati’s Monthly Book Clubs @ Literati
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
A special joint meeting of our monthly Literati, Poetry, and Feminist Book Clubs!  Each club will meet in our second-floor events space to discuss August’s picks as usual. As always, you can purchase book club selections …

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Robert Mills: JFK: The Last Speech 7:00 pm
Robert Mills: JFK: The Last Speech @ Literati
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome Robert Mills to discuss JFK: The Last Speech, which explores the dramatic relationship between two seminal Americans–President John F. Kennedy and the poet Robert Frost–which reached its tragic climax in a surprising encounter with Soviet Premier …

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Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild 2:00 pm
Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild @ AADL Downtown (3rd floor, Freespace)
Aug 25 @ 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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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Aug 28 @ 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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Fiction at Literati: Lillian Li: Number One Chinese Restaurant, and Akil Kumarasamy: Half Gods 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Lillian Li: Number One Chinese Restaurant, and Akil Kumarasamy: Half Gods @ Literati
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We’re pleased to welcome Lillian Li and Akil Kumarasamy back to Literati Bookstore for an event celebrating the paperback release of their novels, Number One Chinese Restaurant, and Half Gods, respectively.  Book signing to follow. Free and open to …

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