Community Events


Wednesday, April 30, 7:00PM

Alli Warren and Stephanie Young

Warren (Here Come the Warm Jets) and Young (Ursula or University) travel from the Bay Area to read at Microlights, a new venue in Milwaukee's Riverwest neighborhood primarily dedicated to contemporary...

Thursday, May 1, 7:00PM

Philip Levine

Levine (News of the World) reads for students and the community for the Moses Brown School's annual visiting poet series, now part of a school-wide poetry initiative.

Friday, May 2, 10:00AM

Clayton Eshleman on Translating Césaire and Vallejo

National Book Award winner Eshleman (Conductors of the Pit) discusses translating the work of Aimé Césaire and César Vallejo for this PEN World Voices Festival event.

Saturday, May 3, 3:00PM

Richard Blanco

Blanco (For All of Us, One Today), who was President Obama's inaugural poet in 2013, gives a benefit reading for the Skidompha Library.

Sunday, May 4, 3:00PM

Julie Levine, Melissa Stein, Matthew Zapruder, and others

Levine, Stein, Zapruder and other contributors read from The Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish Poetry.

Monday, May 5, 6:30PM

PEN American Center Literary Gala

Toni Morrison gives the introductory remarks for this gala honoring Salman Rushdie (Satanic Verses), who is receiving an award in celebration of the 10th anniversary of his founding of the PEN World Voices...

Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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