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7:00 pm Emerging Writers: Open House @ AADL Westgate, West Side Room
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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7:00 pm Fiction at Literati: Caitlin Horrocks: The Vexations @ Literati
Fiction at Literati: Caitlin Horrocks: The Vexations @ Literati
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
As part of our ongoing Fiction at Literati Series, we welcome Michigan author Caitlin Horrocks in support of her latest novel, The Vexations, A kaleidoscopic debut novel about love, family, genius, and the madness of art, circling the …

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6:00 pm Doc Fletcher: The History of Tiger Stadium: A Love Letter to Baseball at Michigan and Trumbull @ Dexter District Library
Doc Fletcher: The History of Tiger Stadium: A Love Letter to Baseball at Michigan and Trumbull @ Dexter District Library
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
“It was a night game, the field a shade of green that was the most beautiful color I’d ever seen, the smells, sounds, and sights of the pre-game action delightfully overwhelming… the air filled with …

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7:00 pm Kaitlin Sandeno with Dan D’Addona: Golden Glow @ Literati
Kaitlin Sandeno with Dan D’Addona: Golden Glow @ Literati
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome Kaitlin Sandeno, world champion swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, and former world record holder in support of her book with Dan D’Addona, Golden Glow: How Kaitlin Sandeno Achieved Gold in the Pool and in Life. Kaitlin uses …

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7:00 pm The Missing Piece: A Collection of Kidney Transplant Stories @ AADL Downtown (Fourth Floor)
The Missing Piece: A Collection of Kidney Transplant Stories @ AADL Downtown (Fourth Floor)
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The University of Michigan Transplant Center and Wolverines For Life present several authors/contributors of The Missing Piece: A Collection of Kidney Transplant Stories, as they  share their experience as kidney donors or recipients. The Missing Piece is a window …

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7:30 pm The Moth Storyslam: Influence @ Greyline
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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7:00 pm Larry Webster: Never Stop Driving @ Literati
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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8:00 pm Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
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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7:00 pm Book Club Bonanza: Celebrating Literati’s Monthly Book Clubs @ Literati
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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7:00 pm Robert Mills: JFK: The Last Speech @ Literati
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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