The rest of the country might celebrate LGBTQIA Pride in June but in Madison, we do things a bit differently. Join us as the Watershed Reading Series at Arts + Literature Laboratory celebrates Pride Month with a reading from poet Derrick Austin and prose writers Annette Langlois Grunseth, Kat Beyer, and Julia Van Susteren—writers who […]
A diverse group of local poets read their work from a recent chapbook entitled Where I Want to Live: Poems for Fair & Affordable Housing. Copies of the book will be available for purchase. Featuring Jennifer Morales, Margaret Rozga, Sheryl Slocum, Harvey Taylor and others.
Come join us as five poets and writers wrestle with what it means to be a dangerous woman in our society, a woman with “legs, arms, stomach spilled over and up and out,” giving birth to a swarm of bees, a Lolita with a voice and purpose of her own making, a person who is […]
The second installment of Yucky Poetry! A reading series showcasing writers from the Midwest and beyond! Featuring: Annie Grizzle (Milwaukee, WI) Reid Kurkerewicz (Madison, WI) and more to be announced! Hosted by Greg Zorko
Join us in celebrating new releases by three of Madison’s favorite poets, Matt Guenette, Cherene Sherrard, and Guy Thorvaldsen. Cherene Sherrard Wisconsin poet Cherene Sherrard was born in Los Angeles. A Cave Canem Graduate Fellow, she is the author of Vixen, a debut poetry collection from Autumn House Press, a chapbook entitled Mistress Reclining, winner […]
To kick off Women’s History Month, the Arts and Literature Lab is hosting a “Nasty Women” poetry reading event on Saturday, March 18, to benefit Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. Today we feature two poets: Dana Maya, and Cindy Carlson. Dana Maya is from the Mexican diaspora by way of Colorado. She did graduate studies in […]