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Q and A with Editor Parneshia Jones 9:00 am
Q and A with Editor Parneshia Jones @ Angell Hall, Room 3154
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Parneshia Jones is the author of Vessel: Poems (Milkweed Editions), winner of the Midwest Book Award. After studying creative writing at Chicago State University, earning an MFA from Spalding University, and studying publishing at Yale …

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Anand Giridharadas: Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World 5:30 pm
Anand Giridharadas: Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World @ Robertson Auditorium, Ross School of Business
Nov 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for a thought-provoking conversation about the culprits of and solutions for the largest issues facing the world today. The Erb Institute is proud to host an evening with Anand Giridharadas, author of the …

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The Moth Storyslam: Gumption 7:30 pm
The Moth Storyslam: Gumption @ Greyline
Nov 5 @ 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
Nov 6 @ 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: Anelise Chen: Roundtable 3:00 pm
Zell Visiting Writers Series: Anelise Chen: Roundtable @ Angell Hall, Room 3154
Nov 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Anelise Chen is the author of So Many Olympic Exertions (Kaya Press 2017), an experimental novel that blends elements of sportswriting, memoir, and self-help. A finalist for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award, the novel …

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Ignite: Ann Arbor 6:30 pm
Ignite: Ann Arbor @ AADL Downtown (Multi-purpose Room)
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Enlighten us, but make it quick! How would you share your passion in 5 minutes, with just 20 slides? We asked Ann Arbor this question; Ignite | Ann Arbor is the response. Watch your neighbors engage …

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Bill Lopez: Separated: Family and Community in the Aftermath of an Immigration Raid 7:00 pm
Bill Lopez: Separated: Family and Community in the Aftermath of an Immigration Raid @ Nicola's Books
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Lopez will join us for the evening to examine the lasting damage done by a daylong act of collaborative immigration enforcement in Washtenaw County, Michigan. He will share his title Separated, where Lopez discusses deportation’s …

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Linda Solomon: The Queen Next Door: Aretha Franklin, an Intimate Portrait 7:00 pm
Linda Solomon: The Queen Next Door: Aretha Franklin, an Intimate Portrait @ AADL Downtown (4th Floor Meeting Room)
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Queen Next Door: Aretha Franklin, An Intimate Portrait is a book full of firsts, as photojournalist Linda Solomon was invited not only to capture historical events in Aretha’s music career showcasing Detroit, but to join in …

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Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets 8:00 pm
Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets @ Hathaway's Hideaway
Nov 8 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The theatre company Apollo’s Troupe, will stage the theatre adaptation of the critically-acclaimed epic poem, The Parliament of Poets, written by Michigan poet Frederick Glaysher and published in 2012 by Earthrise Press. Fresh from performing …

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Larry and Sandy Feldman: Building Bridges Across the Racial Divide 2:00 pm
Larry and Sandy Feldman: Building Bridges Across the Racial Divide @ Crazy Wisdom
Nov 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Building Bridges Across the Racial Divide with Larry and Sandy Feldman – Nov 9, 2 to 4 p.m. – Authors Larry and Sandy Feldman will share concepts and stories from their recently published book Building …

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NaNoWriMo Free Write Session 4:00 pm
NaNoWriMo Free Write Session @ AADL Westgate
Nov 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Calling all writers! Get into the groove of writing by hanging out in our quiet space with lots of outlets to plug in a laptop! Whether you’re working on a novel as part of National …

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Andre Aciman: Find Me, and In Conversation 7:00 pm
Andre Aciman: Find Me, and In Conversation @ Rackham Auditorium
Nov 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tickets on sale now. Click here to purchase. Literati Bookstore is excited to welcome bestselling author André Aciman to Rackham Auditorium on the campus of the University of Michigan in support of the follow-up to Call Me By Your Name, Find …

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Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets 8:00 pm
Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets @ Hathaway's Hideaway
Nov 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The theatre company Apollo’s Troupe, will stage the theatre adaptation of the critically-acclaimed epic poem, The Parliament of Poets, written by Michigan poet Frederick Glaysher and published in 2012 by Earthrise Press. Fresh from performing …

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Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets 2:00 pm
Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets @ Hathaway's Hideaway
Nov 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The theatre company Apollo’s Troupe, will stage the theatre adaptation of the critically-acclaimed epic poem, The Parliament of Poets, written by Michigan poet Frederick Glaysher and published in 2012 by Earthrise Press. Fresh from performing …

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Q and A with Agent Janet Silver 9:00 am
Q and A with Agent Janet Silver @ Angell Hall, Room 3154
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Janet Silver represents a roster of bestselling and award-winning authors. Her clients include Cheryl Strayed, author of the international bestsellers Wild and Tiny Beautiful Things; Anthony Marra, award-winning author of the New York Times bestselling …

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CWPS Faculty Lecture: Xiaodong Hottman-Wei: Morin Khuur: The Mongolian Horsehead Fiddle 6:00 pm
CWPS Faculty Lecture: Xiaodong Hottman-Wei: Morin Khuur: The Mongolian Horsehead Fiddle @ Benzinger Library, East Quad
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Professor Hottman-Wei, Director of the U-M Residential College’s Chinese Music Ensemble, presents a rare opportunity to hear the bowed stringed instrument considered a symbol of the Mongolian nation. She will also discuss the numerous cultural …

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A Night of Poetry: Terry Blackhawk: One Less River, and Dennis Hinrichsen: [q/lear] 7:00 pm
A Night of Poetry: Terry Blackhawk: One Less River, and Dennis Hinrichsen: [q/lear] @ Nicola's Books
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We are delighted to host Terry Blackhawk with special guest Dennis Hinrichsen for a night of poetry. About the Book One Less River An “elegantly conceived collection…(of) refined, learned, and liberating poetry” according to Kirkus Reviews, …

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Poetry Series at Crazy Wisdom: Poetry Workshop Night 7:00 pm
Poetry Series at Crazy Wisdom: Poetry Workshop Night @ Crazy Wisdom
Nov 13 @ 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
Nov 13 @ 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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Writing Interactive Fiction with Code 6:30 pm
Writing Interactive Fiction with Code @ AADL Downtown (Training Center)
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Have you ever wanted to write a Choose Your Own Adventure story or text-based adventure game like Zork? Come and learn how to write your own interactive fiction using a simple coding language and then play …

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Poetry Night: Doug Smith: Selections from This Iris and Ransom Note Poems, and Jane Bridges: Social Work and Other Myths 7:00 pm
Poetry Night: Doug Smith: Selections from This Iris and Ransom Note Poems, and Jane Bridges: Social Work and Other Myths @ Nicola's Books
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We are delighted to host local poets Doug Smith with Jane Bridges for a night of poetry. About the Book Selections from This Iris and Ransom Note Poems There are 8 poems that center around life …

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AADL Storytellers: Friday Night Stories 7:00 pm
AADL Storytellers: Friday Night Stories @ AADL Downtown (Lobby)
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join all of your favorite AADL storytellers for an evening of tales and music that will entertain all ages!
RC Players: The Dybbuk on Orchard 8:00 pm
RC Players: The Dybbuk on Orchard @ East Quad Keene Theater
Nov 15 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
U-M senior Marilyn Schotland directs The Dybbuk on Orchard, with themes of queer Jewish identity, deception, and free will.
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RC Players: The Dybbuk on Orchard 8:00 pm
RC Players: The Dybbuk on Orchard @ East Quad Keene Theater
Nov 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
U-M senior Marilyn Schotland directs The Dybbuk on Orchard, with themes of queer Jewish identity, deception, and free will.
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Radio Campfire Presents: Brenna York: The Sweetheart Scam, Starring Mystery Eve 4:30 pm
Radio Campfire Presents: Brenna York: The Sweetheart Scam, Starring Mystery Eve @ Dreamland Theater
Nov 17 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Radio Campfire Presents: The Sweetheart Scam, Starring Mystery Eveis part Radio Campfire, part “solo drama” written and performed by Brenna York. At this Radio Campfire, York plays an aspiring crime writer who has pen-named herself …

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Guest Lecture: Jugo Kapetanovic: About Zlata’s Diary 2:30 pm
Guest Lecture: Jugo Kapetanovic: About Zlata’s Diary @ Room 1506, East Quad
Nov 19 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Professor Hottman-Wei, Director of the U-M Residential College’s Chinese Music Ensemble, presents a rare opportunity to hear the bowed stringed instrument considered a symbol of the Mongolian nation. She will also discuss the numerous cultural …

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The Moth Storyslam: Landmarks 7:30 pm
The Moth Storyslam: Landmarks @ Greyline
Nov 19 @ 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
Nov 20 @ 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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RC Players: Play On 8:00 pm
RC Players: Play On @ East Quad Keene Theater
Nov 22 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
RC student Dakota Sevcik directs “Play On,” a 1980 comedy.
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NaNoWriMo Free Write Session 4:00 pm
NaNoWriMo Free Write Session @ AADL Westgate (Meeting Room B)
Nov 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Calling all writers! Get into the groove of writing by hanging out in our quiet space with lots of outlets to plug in a laptop! Whether you’re working on a novel as part of National …

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RC Players: Play On 8:00 pm
RC Players: Play On @ East Quad Keene Theater
Nov 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
RC student Dakota Sevcik directs “Play On,” a 1980 comedy.
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Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild: Monthly Meeting 2:00 pm
Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild: Monthly Meeting @ AADL Downtown (3rd floor freespace)
Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Monthly meeting of the AASG Open to the public.  This Month we are at the Ann Arbor District Library downtown.
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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Nov 27 @ 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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