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Emerging Writers Workshop: Writing Books for Children and Teens 7:00 pm
Emerging Writers Workshop: Writing Books for Children and Teens @ AADL Westgate, West Side Room
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
What does it take to successfully write and publish a children’s book? How are books for kids different from books for adults? Join us for a panel discussion moderated by Alex Kourvo, where we will …

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Respect: The Poetry of Detroit Music 7:00 pm
Respect: The Poetry of Detroit Music @ Literati
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome contributors to Michigan State University Press’s anthology Respect: The Poetry of Detroit Music. featuring Dawn McDuffie, Sonya Pouncy, Keith Taylor, Ken Mikowloski, Dennis Hinrichsen, Brian Gilmore, Charlie Brice, Cal Freeman, Zilka Joseph and M.L. …

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Epic Reads Tour: Elana K. Arnold, Mindy McGinnis, Evelyn Skye 7:00 pm
Epic Reads Tour: Elana K. Arnold, Mindy McGinnis, Evelyn Skye @ AADL Downtown (Multipurpose Room)
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
AADL partners with Literati Bookstore to host an Epic Reads Meet Up featuring Elana K Arnold (Red Hood),  Mindy McGinnis (Be Not Far From Me), and Evelyn Skye (Cloak of Night)! Attendees will participate in …

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The Moth Storyslam: Celebration 7:30 pm
The Moth Storyslam: Celebration @ Blind Pig
Mar 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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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Mar 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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Poetry at Literati: Ellen Stone: What Is In The Blood 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Ellen Stone: What Is In The Blood @ Literati
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We’re pleased to welcome Ellen Stone in support her collection What is in the Blood. The event is free and open to the public and a book signing will follow the event. Ellen Stone was …

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Elizabeth Goodenough: Growing Up Near the Great Lakes 3:00 pm
Elizabeth Goodenough: Growing Up Near the Great Lakes @ Hatcher Graduate Library, Special Collections, 6th floor
Mar 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Dr. Elizabeth Goodenough explores the landscapes of the Great Lakes as they shape the lives of children, writers, and illustrators. She offers images and tales of lighthouses and shipwrecks from the inland seas, a biosphere …

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Lindsay Bryan-Podvin: The Financial Anxiety Solution 7:00 pm
Lindsay Bryan-Podvin: The Financial Anxiety Solution @ AADL Westgate, West Side Room
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Most adults today experience some degree of anxiety. In the United States alone, 51% of adults report feeling anxious. And what is one of the top causes of this chronic anxiety? Money. Join us as …

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New Writings from University of Michigan Historians 7:00 pm
New Writings from University of Michigan Historians @ Literati
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We’re pleased to welcome faculty members from the University of Michigan’s History Department as they present their recent publications. Copies of the titles will be available for purchase. Howard Brick, et al., At the Center: …

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Lacy M. Johnson 4:00 pm
Lacy M. Johnson @ Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom 1100
Mar 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public. Reception and book signing to follow.  Join us for a reading by Lacy M. Johnson, author of The Reckonings and professor of creative nonfiction at Rice University. David Morse, Lecturer at the Ford School’s …

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Ausma Zehanat Khan: The Importance of Minority Voices in Crime Fiction or How Literature Can Promote Intercultural Understanding 7:00 pm
Ausma Zehanat Khan: The Importance of Minority Voices in Crime Fiction or How Literature Can Promote Intercultural Understanding @ AADL Downtown (1st Floor Lobby)
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
How can literature address a climate of growing intolerance and hate? How can empathy in literature be used to confront exclusionary discourses by examining their underlying agendas? Canadian novelist and crime & fantasy author (A Deadly …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Mar 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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Dan Pfeiffer: UnTrumping America 7:00 pm
Dan Pfeiffer: UnTrumping America @ AADL Downtown (1st Floor Lobby)
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Political strategist Dan Pfeiffer’s new book, Un-Trumping America, offers readers three critical insights: first, Trump is not an aberration, but rather the logical extension of the modern Republican Party; second, how Democrats can defeat Trump …

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David Plouffe: A Citizen’s Guide to Beating Donald Trump 7:00 pm
David Plouffe: A Citizen’s Guide to Beating Donald Trump @ AADL Downtown (1st Floor Lobby)
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
In A Citizen’s Guide to Beating Donald Trump, David Plouffe, former Obama campaign manager, offers an action plan for how we can put our country back on track without having to leave our jobs, move …

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Webster Reading Series: Zahir Janmohamed and Joumana Altallal 7:00 pm
Webster Reading Series: Zahir Janmohamed and Joumana Altallal @ UMMA Auditorium
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
One MFA student of fiction and one of poetry, each introduced by a peer, will read their work. The Mark Webster Reading Series presents emerging writers in a warm and relaxed setting. We encourage you …

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Sweetland Writer to Writer: TBA 7:00 pm
Sweetland Writer to Writer: TBA @ Literati
Mar 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sweetland’s Writer to Writer series lets you hear directly from University of Michigan professors about their challenges, processes, and expectations as writers and also as readers of student writing. Each semester, Writer to Writer pairs one esteemed University …

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The Moth Storyslam: Co-Habitation 7:30 pm
The Moth Storyslam: Co-Habitation @ Blind Pig
Mar 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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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Mar 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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Webster Reading Series: Sarah Duffett and Michael M. Weinstein 7:00 pm
Webster Reading Series: Sarah Duffett and Michael M. Weinstein @ UMMA Auditorium
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
One MFA student of fiction and one of poetry, each introduced by a peer, will read their work. The Mark Webster Reading Series presents emerging writers in a warm and relaxed setting. We encourage you …

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Susan J. Douglas: In Our Prime 7:00 pm
Susan J. Douglas: In Our Prime @ Literati
Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome Susan J. Douglas back to the store in support her new book In Our Prime: How Older Women Are Reinventing the Road Ahead. The event is free and open to the public, a book …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Mar 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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Faith A. Pennick: D’Angelo’s Voodoo 7:00 pm
Faith A. Pennick: D’Angelo’s Voodoo @ Literati
Mar 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome filmmaker, writer and University of Michigan alumna Faith Pennick in support of her 33 1/3rd series entry, D’Angelo’s Voodoo. The event is free and open to the public, a book signing will follow.  About the book: Voodoo, D’Angelo’s …

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