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1:00 pm Fifth Avenue Press Book Release Reception @ AADL Downtown (Lobby)
Fifth Avenue Press Book Release Reception @ AADL Downtown (Lobby)
Nov 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The Ann Arbor District Library is pleased to announce the release of NINE new literary works from our Fifth Avenue Press imprint. We’re releasing four titles for adults: The Elements: a love letter to all things everywhere …

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2:00 pm Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets @ Hathaway's Hideaway
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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9:00 am Q and A with Agent Janet Silver @ Angell Hall, Room 3154
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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7:00 pm Indelible in the Hippocampus: Writings from the Me Too Movement @ Literati
Indelible in the Hippocampus: Writings from the Me Too Movement @ Literati
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome contributors to this intersectional collection of essays, fiction, and poetry featuring black, Latinx, Asian, queer, and trans writers. Details and readers to be announced.  About the book: “Indelible in the hippocampus is the laughter,” …

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6:00 pm CWPS Faculty Lecture: Xiaodong Hottman-Wei: Morin Khuur: The Mongolian Horsehead Fiddle @ Benzinger Library, East Quad
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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7:00 pm A Night of Poetry: Terry Blackhawk: One Less River, and Dennis Hinrichsen: [q/lear] @ Nicola's Books
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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7:00 pm Cory Brant: Great Lakes Sea Lamprey @ AADL Downtown (4th Floor Meeting Room)
Cory Brant: Great Lakes Sea Lamprey @ AADL Downtown (4th Floor Meeting Room)
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The stuff of nightmares in both their looks and the wounds inflicted on their victims, sea lampreys are perhaps the deadliest invasive species to ever enter the Great Lakes. At the invasion’s apex in the …

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7:00 pm Poetry at Literati: Michelle Penaloza: Former Possessions of the Spanish Empire, and Bill Carty: Huge Cloudy @ Literati
Poetry at Literati: Michelle Penaloza: Former Possessions of the Spanish Empire, and Bill Carty: Huge Cloudy @ Literati
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Michelle Peñaloza is the author of Former Possessions of the Spanish Empire, winner of the 2018 Hillary Gravendyk National Poetry Prize (Inlandia Books, 2019). She is also the author of two chapbooks, landscape/heartbreak (Two Sylvias, 2015), and Last Night I …

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7:00 pm Anne Nelson: Shadow Network @ Literati
Anne Nelson: Shadow Network @ Literati
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is pleased to partner with the Knight-Wallace Fellowship for Journalists at the University of Michigan in welcoming Anne Nelson in support of her latest book, Shadow Network: Media, Money, and the Secret Hub of the …

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7:00 pm Matthew Riemer: Seeing Queer History @ AADL Downtown (Lobby)
Matthew Riemer: Seeing Queer History @ AADL Downtown (Lobby)
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Matthew Riemer, co-author of We Are Everywhere: Protest, Power, and Pride in the History of Queer Liberation, uses imagery and narrative culled from years of research to examine how the struggles and triumphs of the queer …

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7:00 pm Poetry Series at Crazy Wisdom: Poetry Workshop Night @ Crazy Wisdom
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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8:00 pm Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
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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6:30 pm Writing Interactive Fiction with Code @ AADL Downtown (Training Center)
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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7:00 pm Braylon Edwards and Tom VanHaaren: Doing It My Way @ Literati
Braylon Edwards and Tom VanHaaren: Doing It My Way @ Literati
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome college All-American and NFL wide receiver Braylon Edwards in support of his book with Tom VanHaaren, Doing It My Way: My Outspoken Life as a Michigan Wolverine, NFL Receiver, and Beyond.  About the book: Braylon Edwards has …

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7:00 pm Open Mic and Share: Jasmine An @ Bookbound
Open Mic and Share: Jasmine An @ Bookbound
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 Jasmine An comes from the Midwest. Her first chapbook, Naming the No-Name Woman, won the 2015 Two Sylvias Press Chapbook Prize and her second, Monkey Was Here, is forthcoming from Porkbelly Press. Her work has …

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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
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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7:00 pm AADL Storytellers: Friday Night Stories @ AADL Downtown (Lobby)
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!
7:00 pm Andrei Pop: A Forest of Symbols @ Literati
Andrei Pop: A Forest of Symbols @ Literati
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome art historian Andrei Pop in support of his latest, A Forest of Symbols: Art, Science, and Truth in the Long Nineteenth Century. A book signing will follow. The event is free and open to the public.  …

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7:00 pm Webster Reading Series: Charlotte Ruddy and Jennifer Huang @ UMMA Auditorium
Webster Reading Series: Charlotte Ruddy and Jennifer Huang @ UMMA Auditorium
Nov 15 @ 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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8:00 pm RC Players: The Dybbuk on Orchard @ East Quad Keene Theater
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.
8:00 pm RC Players: The Dybbuk on Orchard @ East Quad Keene Theater
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.