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RC Drama: Twelfth Night 5:30 pm
RC Drama: Twelfth Night @ Arboretum (Peony Garden entrance)
Sep 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
A special performance for students of Shakespeare in the Arb on Labor Day weekend. Play is Twelfth Night, directed by Graham Atkin and Carol Gray, with Kate Mendeloff of the Residential College. Takes place in …

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Ann Arbor Poetry: Zaphra Stupple and Native Child 7:00 pm
Ann Arbor Poetry: Zaphra Stupple and Native Child @ Espresso Royale
Sep 1 @ 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. Zaphra Stupple is a poet and multimedia artist living in Michigan. They …

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John U. Bacon: Overtime 7:00 pm
John U. Bacon: Overtime @ Hill Auditorium
Sep 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tickets available here. Literati Bookstore is thrilled to welcome national bestseller John U. Bacon to the historic Hill Auditorium on the campus of the University of Michigan as he launches his latest book, Overtime: Jim Harbaugh and …

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The Moth Storyslam: Neighborhoods 7:30 pm
The Moth Storyslam: Neighborhoods @ Greyline
Sep 3 @ 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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Reception: Cynthia Sowers: Daughters of Memory: Paintings and Poems on the Nine Muses 4:30 pm
Reception: Cynthia Sowers: Daughters of Memory: Paintings and Poems on the Nine Muses @ RC Art Gallery (East Quad)
Sep 4 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Daughters of Memory: Paintings and Poems on the Nine Muses is an interdisciplinary show of works by Cindy Sowers exploring the elusive sources for the ancient figures of the Muses, as well as the appropriation …

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Jessica Care Moore: We Want Our Bodies Back 7:00 pm
Jessica Care Moore: We Want Our Bodies Back @ AADL Downtown (Fourth Floor)
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
jessica Care moore, an internationally renowned poet, playwright, performance artist, and producer from Detroit, will preview her newest work: “We Want Our Bodies Back.”  Moore first came to national prominence when she won the “It’s Showtime …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Sep 4 @ 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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Randall Monroe in Conversation with Jim Ottaviani 7:00 pm
Randall Monroe in Conversation with Jim Ottaviani @ Rackham Auditorium
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS Literati Bookstore is thrilled to welcome Randall Munroe to Rackham Auditorium in downtown Ann Arbor in support of his latest book, How to: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems. The …

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Emerging Writers: Top Ten Writing Myths 7:00 pm
Emerging Writers: Top Ten Writing Myths @ AADL Westgate, West Side Room
Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Do writers have to write every day? Is writer’s block real? Can you write a book in your spare time? In this workshop, Bethany Neal and Alex Kourvo look at the top ten myths of …

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Fiction at Literati: Rachel DeWoskin: Banshee 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Rachel DeWoskin: Banshee @ Literati
Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome Rachel Dewoskin back to our store in support of her new novel, Banshee, which Cheryl Strayed calls “Sexy and sad, dark and funny, ruthless and kind, this is Rachel Dewoskin’s ferociously feminist masterpiece,” as …

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Poetry at Literati: Jeff Kass: Teacher/Pizza Guy 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Jeff Kass: Teacher/Pizza Guy @ Literati
Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome Jeff Kass back to Literati for a reading from his new poetry collection, Teacher/Pizza Guy, as part of our ongoing Poetry at Literati series. Free and open to the public, book signing to follow.  About the …

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Lara Zielin: Author Your Life 7:00 pm
Lara Zielin: Author Your Life @ AADL Westgate
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
As a published young-adult and romance author, Lara Zielin was always asking what her characters wanted and what would make them happy. Her life changed forever when she began to ask those same questions about herself. At …

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Poetry and the Written Word: Poetry Workshop 7:00 pm
Poetry and the Written Word: Poetry Workshop @ Crazy Wisdom
Sep 11 @ 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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Sister Helen Prejean: River of Fire 7:00 pm
Sister Helen Prejean: River of Fire @ First United Methodist Church
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tickets available now. Click here. Literati is pleased to welcome Sister Helen Prejean to First United Methodist Church of Ann Arbor in support of her latest, River of Fire: My Spiritual Journey. Sr. Helen will be introduced by …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Sep 11 @ 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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Zell Visiting Writers Series: Gala Mukomolova: Roundtable 3:00 pm
Zell Visiting Writers Series: Gala Mukomolova: Roundtable @ Hopwood Room, 1176 Angell Hall
Sep 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
(This description is for the talk at 5:30 pm) Gala Mukomolova’s full-length poetry book, Without Protection (Coffee House Press 2019), explores her complex identity―Jewish, post-Soviet, refugee, New Yorker, lesbian― through a Russian fable. Mukomolova is …

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Zell Visiting Writers Series: Gala Mukomolova: Reading and Book Signing 5:30 pm
Zell Visiting Writers Series: Gala Mukomolova: Reading and Book Signing @ U-M Museum of Art Stern Auditorium
Sep 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Gala Mukomolova’s full-length poetry book, Without Protection (Coffee House Press 2019), explores her complex identity―Jewish, post-Soviet, refugee, New Yorker, lesbian― through a Russian fable. Mukomolova is a Moscow-born, Brooklyn-raised poet and essayist. She is the …

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Braylon Edwards and Tom VanHaaren: Doing It My Way 7:00 pm
Braylon Edwards and Tom VanHaaren: Doing It My Way @ Nicola's Books
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Braylon Edwards and Tom VanHaaren are stopping in for a signing of their new book, Braylon’s autobiography, Doing It My Way. Please read signing information below. Signing Information No ticket is needed, but to join the signing …

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Camille Dungy and Sumita Chakraborty: Poetry in the Garden 7:00 pm
Camille Dungy and Sumita Chakraborty: Poetry in the Garden @ White Lotus Farms
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Come join us for a night of poetry in the garden. This free and public reading will feature award winning poet Camille Dungy and Sumita Chakraborty. The reading takes place in the serene White Lotus …

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Open Mic and Share: Douglas Smith: Social Work and Other Myths 7:00 pm
Open Mic and Share: Douglas Smith: Social Work and Other Myths @ Bookbound
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Douglas Smith has been a social worker and community organizer for more than 40 years, in Chicago, Detroit, Ypsilanti, and now western Washtenaw County. His newest book of poetry is Social Work & Other Myths,  a “poignant …

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Salmon Rushdie in Conversation with Rich Fahle 7:00 pm
Salmon Rushdie in Conversation with Rich Fahle @ Rackham Auditorium
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tickets on sale now. Purchase here. Literati Bookstore is honored to welcome renown, Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie to Rackham Auditorium on the campus of the University of Michigan in support of his latest novel, Quichotte. The …

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Story Night for Grown Ups: Beverly Black, Steve Daut, Jill Halpern, and Laura Lee Hayes 7:00 pm
Story Night for Grown Ups: Beverly Black, Steve Daut, Jill Halpern, and Laura Lee Hayes @ Crazy Wisdom
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tellers will be Beverly Black, Steve Daut, Jill Halpern,and Laura Lee Hayes – Storytelling has power. Much more than just talking about personal experiences, today’s professional, passionate and playful storytellers can grab your attention and …

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Amanda Goldblatt: Hard Mouth, in conversation with Elizabeth Allen 7:00 pm
Amanda Goldblatt: Hard Mouth, in conversation with Elizabeth Allen @ Nicola's Books
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Amanda Goldblatt will join Elizabeth Ellen in conversation to discuss her debut title, Hard Mouth. About the Book For ten years, Denny’s father has battled cancer. The drawn-out loss has forged Denny into a dazed, antisocial young …

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Fiction at Literati: Christina Milletti: Choke Box: A Fem-Noir 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Christina Milletti: Choke Box: A Fem-Noir @ Literati
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome Christina Milletti to the store for a reading from her Juniper Prize-winning novel Choke Box: A Fem-Noir, part of our ongoing Fiction at Literati Series.  Free and open to the public, book signing to follow.  …

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Millenials Are Killing – Revival! 7:30 pm
Millenials Are Killing – Revival! @ Riverside Arts Center - Off Center Studio
Sep 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Missed “Millennials Are Killing” earlier this summer? Fabulous news! These murderous buds are bringing you two extra performances – same cast, same place, at Riverside Arts Center’s “Off Center” studio! Please note that we will …

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The History of Physics in 13 Songs, From Galileo to Dark Matter 8:00 pm
The History of Physics in 13 Songs, From Galileo to Dark Matter @ East Quad Keene Theater
Sep 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join us for a 45-minute interdisciplinary musical performance that highlights the turning points in the history of physics. The show combines fragments (excerpts from writings by some of the most prominent physicists in history) read …

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Maryesah Karelon: The Faith That Time Forgot 2:00 pm
Maryesah Karelon: The Faith That Time Forgot @ Crazy Wisdom
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
So what is “the faith that time forgot”? Have you ever wondered if there is more to the Christian story than you were taught? Are you a seeker for the truth, a truth that may very well …

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Sara R. Baughman: A Light in the Lake 3:00 pm
Sara R. Baughman: A Light in the Lake @ Nicola's Books
Sep 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Michigan native, Sarah R. Baughman shares her debut novel – A Light in the Lake, a compassionate story about grief, family and the possibility of magic. About the Book Twelve-year-old Addie should avoid Maple Lake. After …

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Millenials Are Killing – Revival! 7:30 pm
Millenials Are Killing – Revival! @ Riverside Arts Center - Off Center Studio
Sep 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Missed “Millennials Are Killing” earlier this summer? Fabulous news! These murderous buds are bringing you two extra performances – same cast, same place, at Riverside Arts Center’s “Off Center” studio! Please note that we will …

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Shachar Pinsker: A Rich Brew: How Cafes Created Modern Jewish Culture 3:00 pm
Shachar Pinsker: A Rich Brew: How Cafes Created Modern Jewish Culture @ AADL Malletts Creek
Sep 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Shachar Pinsker, professor, Judaic Studies and Middle East Studies, University of Michigan discusses his book A Rich Brew: How Cafes Created Modern Jewish Culture.  The book explores the ways in which cafes provide a window into understanding modern Jewish culture …

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Ann Arbor Poetry: Quinton Robinson 7:00 pm
Ann Arbor Poetry: Quinton Robinson @ Espresso Royale
Sep 15 @ 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. Quinton Robinson lives in Lansing; he won the second and third annual …

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Alexandra Minna Stern: Proud Boys and the White Ethnostate 7:00 pm
Alexandra Minna Stern: Proud Boys and the White Ethnostate @ Literati
Sep 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome University of Michigan professor Alexandra Minna Stern to discuss her new book, Proud Boys and the White Ethnostate: How the Alt-Right is Warping the American Imagination, which Kirkus calls “An important study that extends …

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Susan J. Douglas: Celebrity: A History of Fame 7:00 pm
Susan J. Douglas: Celebrity: A History of Fame @ Literati
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome University of Michigan Professor Susan J. Douglas in support of her new book, Celebrity: A History of Fame. Free and open to the public, book signing to follow. About the book: Today, celebrity culture is an …

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The Moth Storyslam: Cars 7:30 pm
The Moth Storyslam: Cars @ Greyline
Sep 17 @ 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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Doc Fletcher: The History of Tiger Stadium: A Love Letter to Baseball at Michigan and Trumbull 7:00 pm
Doc Fletcher: The History of Tiger Stadium: A Love Letter to Baseball at Michigan and Trumbull @ AADL Downtown
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
After writing 9 books about the joy of canoeing & kayaking rivers, lifelong Michigan resident Doc Fletcher moves to dry land for his latest book: The History of Tiger Stadium: A Love Letter to Baseball at …

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Polly Rosenwaike: Look How Happy I’m Making You, and Cody Walker: The Trumpiad, in conversation 7:00 pm
Polly Rosenwaike: Look How Happy I’m Making You, and Cody Walker: The Trumpiad, in conversation @ Nicola's Books
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ann Arbor Natives Polly Rosenwaike and Cody Walker are joining us in conversation around their most recent works. Polly will be sharing her beautifully written series of stories about… conception and Cody, he will share …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Sep 18 @ 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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Zell Visiting Writers Series: Wayetu Moore: Roundtable 3:00 pm
Zell Visiting Writers Series: Wayetu Moore: Roundtable @ Hopwood Room, 1176 Angell Hall
Sep 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
(This description is for the talk at 5:30 pm) Wayétu Moore’s debut novel She Would Be King reimagines the dramatic story of Liberia’s early years. It was named a best book of 2018 by Publishers …

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Zell Visiting Writers: Wayetu Moore: Reading and Book Signing 5:30 pm
Zell Visiting Writers: Wayetu Moore: Reading and Book Signing @ U-M Museum of Art Stern Auditorium
Sep 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Wayétu Moore’s debut novel She Would Be King reimagines the dramatic story of Liberia’s early years. It was named a best book of 2018 by Publishers Weekly, Booklist, Entertainment Weekly & BuzzFeed. Moore is the …

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Mark Stryker: Jazz From Detroit 6:30 pm
Mark Stryker: Jazz From Detroit @ AADL Downtown
Sep 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
From Motown to soul and rock to techno, Detroit’s contributions to American musical culture have been long celebrated. Now, Mark Stryker’s new book, Jazz From Detroit, refocuses attention on the city’s influential role as one of the most …

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Bruce Conforth: Up Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson 7:00 pm
Bruce Conforth: Up Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson @ Nicola's Books
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The founding curator at Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, this musician, author, archivist, and professor has made a career collecting countless items that define pop history. Bruce Conforth will be joining us to …

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Jonathan Safran Foer in Conversation 7:00 pm
Jonathan Safran Foer in Conversation @ Rackham Auditorium
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Please register your attendance here. The University of Michigan School for Environtment, Sustainbale Food Systems Initiative and Literati Bookstore are thrilled to welcome Jonathan Safran Foer to Rackham Auditorium on the campus of the University of …

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Debbie Gonzales: Girls With Guts: The Road to Breaking Barriers and Bashing Records 8:00 pm
Debbie Gonzales: Girls With Guts: The Road to Breaking Barriers and Bashing Records @ Saline District Library
Sep 19 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Meet Saline author Debbie Gonzales as she presents her new book, Girls with Guts: The Road to Breaking Barriers and Bashing Records, an engaging picture book about women in sports through the ages. Hear about the background to writing …

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CREES Lecture: Anne Applebaum: The Ukrainian Famine: What We Know Now – And Why It Matters 5:30 pm
CREES Lecture: Anne Applebaum: The Ukrainian Famine: What We Know Now – And Why It Matters @ 1010 Weiser Hall, Suite 500
Sep 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
CREES 60th Anniversary Signature Lecture. “The Ukrainian Famine: What We Know Now—And Why It Matters.” Anne Applebaum, author and foreign policy columnist, The Washington Post. Sponsors: CREES, CCPS.
Poetry at Literati: Michael Dickman: Days and Days 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Michael Dickman: Days and Days @ Literati
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome acclaimed poet Michael Dickman to the store for a reading from his most recent collection, Days & Days, as part of our ongoing Poetry at Literati series. Free and open to the public, signing to …

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Janet Douglas: A Wonderful Stroke of Luck 3:00 pm
Janet Douglas: A Wonderful Stroke of Luck @ Nicola's Books
Sep 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Janet R. Douglas, a former occupational therapist, suffered a massive stroke and spent the next decade overcoming physical and mental challenges to emerge as a different, more authentic version of herself. Join us as she …

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David Small and Sarah Stewart: This Book Is Mine 7:00 pm
David Small and Sarah Stewart: This Book Is Mine @ AADL Westgate
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Award-winning Michigan authors Sarah Stewart and David Small return to AADL to discuss their latest picture book, This Book of Mine, a celebration of the power of reading and the ways in which books launch our adventures, give …

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Jim DeRogatis: Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly 7:00 pm
Jim DeRogatis: Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly @ Nicola's Books
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
**Warning** The following description and the content of this event contains information and discussions of sexual abuse which some readers may find triggering. In November 2000, after receiving an anonymous fax alleging that singer R. Kelly …

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Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild 2:00 pm
Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild @ AADL Downtown (3rd floor, Freespace)
Sep 22 @ 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.          
Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets 7:00 pm
Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets @ Theatre Nova
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Celebrating our common humanity uniting us all. On September 22, 29, and October 6, 7:00 pm, the theatre company, Apollo’s Troupe, will stage the theatre adaptation of the critically-acclaimed epic poem, The Parliament of Poets, written …

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Q and A with Editor Jill Bialosky 4:00 pm
Q and A with Editor Jill Bialosky @ Angell Hall, Room 4058
Sep 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jill Bialosky is an Executive Editor and Vice President at W. W. Norton & Company. She edits fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. Some titles she has edited include The Burning Girl by Claire Messud, History of …

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Emerging Writers: Open House 7:00 pm
Emerging Writers: Open House @ AADL Westgate, West Side Room
Sep 23 @ 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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Poetry Reading: Jill Bialosky 9:00 am
Poetry Reading: Jill Bialosky @ Hopwood Room, Angell Hall, Room 1176
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Jill Bialosky is an Executive Editor and Vice President at W. W. Norton & Company. She edits fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. Some titles she has edited include The Burning Girl by Claire Messud, History of …

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High Stakes Culture: The Power of the Pronoun: Angela Dillard, Scott Larson, Robin Queen 5:30 pm
High Stakes Culture: The Power of the Pronoun: Angela Dillard, Scott Larson, Robin Queen @ Institute for the Humanities
Sep 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for a conversation about the current debate over gender-neutral pronouns that plays out on college campuses, on social media, and in offices across the country. We’ll ask questions like: Why are we thinking …

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Douglas Kelbaugh: The Urban Fix: Resilient Cities in the War Against Cllimate 7:00 pm
Douglas Kelbaugh: The Urban Fix: Resilient Cities in the War Against Cllimate @ AADL Downtown
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Douglas Kelbaugh comes to AADL to discuss his new book, The Urban Fix: Resilient Cities in the War Against Climate Change, Heat Islands and Overpopulation. Cities are one of the most significant contributors to global climate change. …

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Fiction at Literati: J. Ryan Stradal: The Lager Queen of Minnesota 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: J. Ryan Stradal: The Lager Queen of Minnesota @ Literati
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome J. Ryan Stradal back to Literati for a reading in support of his latest, widely acclaimed novel, The Lager Queen of Minnesota, as part of our ongoing Fiction at Literati series. Free and open to …

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Skazat! Poetry Series: Natasha T Miller 7:00 pm
Skazat! Poetry Series: Natasha T Miller @ Sweetwaters
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Skazat! is back, and have we got a season lined up for you! Join us at Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea Washington St. on September 24 to celebrate with fabulous poetry and tasty treats. Whether you’re …

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Fiction at Literati: Peg Alford Pursell: A Girl Goes Into the Forest, and in conversation with Polly Rosenwaike 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Peg Alford Pursell: A Girl Goes Into the Forest, and in conversation with Polly Rosenwaike @ Literati
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome Peg Alford Pursell to the store to read from her collection of hybrid stories and fables, A Girl Goes Into the Forest, as part of our ongoing Fiction at Literati series. Following a reading, …

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Poetry and the Written Word: Jennifer DeBellis 7:00 pm
Poetry and the Written Word: Jennifer DeBellis @ Crazy Wisdom
Sep 25 @ 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
Sep 25 @ 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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The Moth Michigan GrandSLAM 8:00 pm
The Moth Michigan GrandSLAM @ The Ark
Sep 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
*Tickets for this event are available two weeks before the show, at 3pm ET athttp://themoth.org *Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes …

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Artemis Leontis: Eva Palmer Sikelianos: A Life in Ruins, in conversation with Yopie Prins 4:00 pm
Artemis Leontis: Eva Palmer Sikelianos: A Life in Ruins, in conversation with Yopie Prins @ Institute for the Humanities
Sep 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Artemis Leontis (modern Greek and comparative literature) and Yopie Prins (English and comparative literature) discuss Leontis’s new book Eva Palmer Sikelianos: A Life in Ruins. Q & A follows the conversation. About the book:  This is …

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Carl Phillips and A. Van Jordan: Poetry in the Garden 7:00 pm
Carl Phillips and A. Van Jordan: Poetry in the Garden @ White Lotus Farms
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us for an evening of poetry in the garden! Enjoy a free and public reading featuring celebrated poets Carl Phillips and A. Van Jordan surrounded by the serene White Lotus Farms Gardens. There will …

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Marty Makary: The Price We Pay 7:00 pm
Marty Makary: The Price We Pay @ Literati
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome New York Times-bestselling author Marty Makary in support of his latest, The Price We Pay: What Broke American Health Care–And How to Fix It. Free and open to the public, book signing to follow.  About …

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Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets 7:00 pm
Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets @ Theatre Nova
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Celebrating our common humanity uniting us all. On September 22, 29, and October 6, 7:00 pm, the theatre company, Apollo’s Troupe, will stage the theatre adaptation of the critically-acclaimed epic poem, The Parliament of Poets, written …

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Brittney Morris: SLAY 7:00 pm
Brittney Morris: SLAY @ Nicola's Books
Sep 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
‘We are different ages, genders, tribes, tongues, and traditions … but tonight we all SLAY’ Entertainment Weekly has called it “ The YA Debut we’re most excited for this year.” Ready Player One meets The Hate U Give in …

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Poetry at Literati: Khaled Mattawa: Mare Nostrum 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Khaled Mattawa: Mare Nostrum @ Literati
Sep 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome acclaimed poet Khaled Mattawa in support of his latest collection, Mare Nostrum. About the book: “On the bridges to those slippery worlds, we are wrapped in gold foil, disease free. Who is saving whom? The …

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