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7:00 pm Emerging Writers: Top Ten Writing Myths @ AADL Westgate, West Side Room
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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7:00 pm Fiction at Literati: Rachel DeWoskin: Banshee @ Literati
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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7:00 pm Poetry at Literati: Jeff Kass: Teacher/Pizza Guy @ Literati
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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7:00 pm Lara Zielin: Author Your Life @ AADL Westgate
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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7:00 pm Poetry and the Written Word: Poetry Workshop @ Crazy Wisdom
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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7:00 pm Sister Helen Prejean: River of Fire @ First United Methodist Church
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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8:00 pm Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
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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5:30 pm Zell Visiting Writers Series: Gala Mukomolova: Reading and Book Signing @ U-M Museum of Art Stern Auditorium
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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7:00 pm Braylon Edwards and Tom VanHaaren: Doing It My Way @ Nicola's Books
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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7:00 pm Camille Dungy and Sumita Chakraborty: Poetry in the Garden @ White Lotus Farms
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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7:00 pm Open Mic and Share: Douglas Smith: Social Work and Other Myths @ Bookbound
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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7:00 pm Salmon Rushdie in Conversation with Rich Fahle @ Rackham Auditorium
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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7:00 pm Story Night for Grown Ups: Beverly Black, Steve Daut, Jill Halpern, and Laura Lee Hayes @ Crazy Wisdom
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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7:00 pm Amanda Goldblatt: Hard Mouth, in conversation with Elizabeth Allen @ Nicola's Books
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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7:00 pm Fiction at Literati: Christina Milletti: Choke Box: A Fem-Noir @ Literati
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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7:30 pm Millenials Are Killing – Revival! @ Riverside Arts Center - Off Center Studio
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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8:00 pm The History of Physics in 13 Songs, From Galileo to Dark Matter @ East Quad Keene Theater
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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2:00 pm Maryesah Karelon: The Faith That Time Forgot @ Crazy Wisdom
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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3:00 pm Sara R. Baughman: A Light in the Lake @ Nicola's Books
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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7:30 pm Millenials Are Killing – Revival! @ Riverside Arts Center - Off Center Studio
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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