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Event Calendar
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readings & workshops
November 19

Poetry Reading: Santee Frazier & Franklin K.R. Cline

readings & workshops
November 21

Offsite Talk: Native American Identity & the Politics of the Poetic Image 

readings & workshops
December 3

Ultimate Truth Poetry Reading and Book Release

readings & workshops
December 6

Heddy Keith author of Through it All

readings & workshops
December 9

Poetry Reading: Tonya M. Foster & Samiya Bashir

performances
December 10

Alternating Currents Live presents Nicole Mitchell Quartet

special events
January 27 -28

24th Annual Poetry Marathon & Benefit

Archived special events
Oct 16 October 16 - October 17
10:00am, $10 | FREE for those who pledge a reader for $35 or more

 

The Friends of Lorine Niedecker will once again host this annual celebration of Lorine's life and work. 

 

Along with exhibits at the Hoard Historical Museum about Lorine and her work, there will be open mics at Café Carpe, presentations by editors and artists who collaborated with poets, panels on programs for public poetry at the Dwight Foster Public Library, and workshops on Blackhawk Island where Lorine lived.

 

Presenters include: Kimberly Blaeser, Nick Demske, Tom Montag, and David Wilk, among many others. See the full list here, and the full schedule of events here.  


 

Related

Festival presenter, David Wilk, will give a reading with Lisa Fishman and Patrick Morrissey on Sunday, October 18 at 2 pm. Wilk will also conduct a publishing talk with Carmen Gimenez Smith on Friday, October 16 at 2 pm.

 

Both programs will take place at Woodland Pattern Book Center.