• Address 720 East Locust Street | Milwaukee, WI 53212
  • Phone 414.263.5001
  • Hours Tue-Fri 11-8pm | Sat-Sun 12-5pm | Closed Mon
  • Hours Tue-Fri 11-8pm, Sat-Sun 12-5pm, Closed Mon
Event Calendar
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exhibitions
September 12 - Oct 3

Exhibition: Diana Barrie and Pamela Barrie

readings & workshops
September 26

Poetry Reading: Peter Gizzi

readings & workshops
October 3

Poetry Reading: Joshua Beckman

readings & workshops
October 6

Ugly Duckling Presse: 25th Anniversary Celebration

exhibitions
October 6 - Sep 28

Exhibition - Ugly Duckling Presse: 25th Anniversary Celebration

performances
October 7

Alternating Currents Live: Tandem Trio

readings & workshops
October 7

Writing in the Fold: A Bookmaking & Writing Workshop with Matvei Yankelevich

readings & workshops
October 10

Community Reading: An Evening with the Wednesday Writers

readings & workshops
October 11

Poetry Reading: Tom Pickard and Mike Hauser

readings & workshops
October 12

Alms for the Bored Book Release + Cheap Wine Potluck

readings & workshops
October 14

Poetry Reading: Ken Taylor and J. Peter Moore

performances
October 18

Formations Series for New & Improvised Music

readings & workshops
October 20

Poetry Reading: Soham Patel and Lauren Russell 

readings & workshops
October 25

Poetry Reading: Urban Echo Poets

readings & workshops
October 28

Poetry Reading: Kathleen A. Dale, Louisa Loveridge Gallas, Judith Harway, and Bill Murtaugh

readings & workshops
November 30

Poetry Reading: Anna Vitale and Daniel Owen

film & video
December 14

Film Screening: Riverwest Film & Video by Emir Cakaroz

readings & workshops
Sep 26 Wednesday, September 26
7:00pm, Give What You Can
Poetry Reading: Peter Gizzi

Peter Gizzi is an internationally recognized poet and the author of several collections of poetry, including Archeophonics (Finalist for the…

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readings & workshops
Oct 3 Wednesday, October 3
7:00pm, Give What You Can
Poetry Reading: Joshua Beckman

Please join us for a reading by Joshua Beckman! Joshua Beckman was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He is the author of…

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readings & workshops
Oct 6 Saturday, October 6
5:00pm, Give What You Can
Ugly Duckling Presse: 25th Anniversary Celebration

Join us in celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of one of U.S. poetry’s most influential publishers!   Known for their beautiful editions, Ugly…

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readings & workshops
Oct 7 Sunday, October 7
1:00pm, $30-$35
Writing in the Fold: A Bookmaking & Writing Workshop with Matvei Yankelevich

Join UDP editor Matvei Yankelevich for an afternoon of writing and bookmaking!  In this workshop, participants will reflect on the folding…

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readings & workshops
Oct 10 Wednesday, October 10
7:00pm, Give What You Can
Community Reading: An Evening with the Wednesday Writers

The Wednesday Writers will give a public performance of works developed during their weekly meetings. Featuring readings by: Janine Arseneau, Diane…

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readings & workshops
Oct 11 Thursday, October 11
7:00pm, Give What You Can
Poetry Reading: Tom Pickard and Mike Hauser

Join us for an evening with Tom Pickard and Mike Hauser! We’ll be celebrating the publication of Mike Hauser’s Advanced Baby…

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readings & workshops
Oct 12 Friday, October 12
7:00pm, Give What You Can
Alms for the Bored Book Release + Cheap Wine Potluck

Join Sam Pekarske and friends to celebrate the release of Alms for the Bored from Vegetarian Alcoholic Press. Performing alongside Pekarske…

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readings & workshops
Oct 14 Sunday, October 14
7:00pm, Give What You Can
Poetry Reading: Ken Taylor and J. Peter Moore

Join us for an evening with Key Taylor and J. Peter Moore! Ken Taylor is the co-founder and contributing editor of…

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readings & workshops
Oct 20 Saturday, October 20
7:00pm, Give What You Can
Poetry Reading: Soham Patel and Lauren Russell

Join us for an evening with Soham Patel and Lauren Russell! Soham Patel is a Kundiman fellow and an assistant editor…

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readings & workshops
Oct 25 Thursday, October 25
7:00pm, Give What You Can
Poetry Reading: Urban Echo Poets

Join the Urban Echo Poets for a public reading of their work!

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readings & workshops
Oct 28 Sunday, October 28
7:00pm, Give What You Can
Poetry Reading: Kathleen A. Dale, Louisa Loveridge Gallas, Judith Harway, and Bill Murtaugh

Kathleen A. Dale, Louisa Loveridge Gallas, Judith Harway, and Bill Murtaugh celebrating the release of their collaborative chapbook, Vanishing Point…

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readings & workshops
Nov 30 Friday, November 30
7:00pm, Give What You Can
Poetry Reading: Anna Vitale and Daniel Owen

Anna Vitale is the author of Detroit Detroit, Different Worlds, and the forthcoming pamphlet Our Rimbaud Mask (Ugly Duckling Presse).…

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