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7:00 pm Thomas Lynch: The Depositions, and conversation with Keith Taylor @ Literati
Thomas Lynch: The Depositions, and conversation with Keith Taylor @ Literati
Jan 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We’re pleased to welcome the beloved author of The Undertaking in support of his latest, The Depositions: New and Selected Essays on Being and Ceasing to Be. The author will be in conversation with poet Keith Taylor. Signing to …

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7:00 pm Lewis Raven Wallace: The View from Somewhere @ Literati
Lewis Raven Wallace: The View from Somewhere @ Literati
Jan 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Independent journalist and co-founder of Press On visits the store in support of The View from Somewhere: Undoing the Myth of Journalistic Objectivity. Book signing to follow. Free and open to the public.  About the book: “Wallace asks …

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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
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We are delighted to welcome the publisher and three contributors to this intersectional collection of essays, fiction, and poetry featuring black, Latinx, Asian, queer, and trans writers for a panel discussion! About the book: “Indelible in the …

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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
Jan 8 @ 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
Jan 8 @ 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: Shane McCrae @ 1027 East Huron Bldg
Zell Visiting Writers: Shane McCrae @ 1027 East Huron Bldg
Jan 9 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Shane McCrae’s book of poems, The Gilded Auction Block (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019), puts the news in poems and fits the news into history and futurity. His poems speak of both the ridiculousness and …

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7:00 pm A. R. Moxon: The Revisionaries @ Literati
A. R. Moxon: The Revisionaries @ Literati
Jan 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Grand Rapids-based author A. R. Moxon visits the store as part of our ongoing Fiction at Literati series in support of his debut novel, The Revisionaries.  “It’s a good thing The Revisionaries is so funny. It …

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7:00 pm Frithjof Bergmann: New Work, New Culture @ AADL Downtown (First Floor Lobby)
Frithjof Bergmann: New Work, New Culture @ AADL Downtown (First Floor Lobby)
Jan 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
There was a time when the word “job” was a pejorative term. Now, many people around the world think a job—any job—to be a blessing, essential to thrive; even, survive. Frithjof Bermann will give a …

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7:00 pm Fiction at Literati: Chris McCormick: The Gimmicks @ Literati
Fiction at Literati: Chris McCormick: The Gimmicks @ Literati
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We’re delighted to welcome our friend Chris McCormick back to the store as part of our ongoing Fiction at Literati series, and in support of his new novel The Gimmicks. Signing to follow. Free and open …

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7:00 pm Webster Reading Series: Asher Dark and Sassy Lee @ UMMA Auditorium
Webster Reading Series: Asher Dark and Sassy Lee @ UMMA Auditorium
Jan 10 @ 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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11:00 am Story time with Leslie Helakoski and Heidi Woodard Sheffield @ Nicola's Books
Story time with Leslie Helakoski and Heidi Woodard Sheffield @ Nicola's Books
Jan 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Nicola’s Books is excited to present critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author Markus “We look at the world every day. You and me. Do we see the same things? Do you see what I …

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