3/24: Open Mic Night @ Booksweet
Join us on Friday, March 24 from 7-8 pm for Open Mic Night @ Booksweet, featuring special guest Isabella J Mansfield, a poet, spoken word artist, and 2x Pushcard Nominee. This is your chance to read your writing aloud to a friendly and supportive audience! We can’t wait to hear your voice.
4/14: Banned Book Club – Fun Home
A guided community conversation for teens and adults about the graphic novel memoir Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel, a book recently challenged and restricted in Milan, Michigan.
4/21: Poetry Night at Booksweet
Join us on Friday, April 21 at 7 pm for a poetry night featuring readings by three incredible voices, creative mentors and educators, and writers: Terry Blackhawk, Gloria Nixon-John, and Ellen Stone.
4/22: Morning Stories, ft Kyunghee Kim
Join us on Saturday, April 22, at 9 am for Morning Stories at Booksweet (1729 Plymouth Road), featuring author Kyunghee Kim, reading from her new picture book, See Us Bloom: Poems on Compassion, Acceptance, and Bravery. Kyunghee will also answer kid’s questions about what it’s like to be an author and lead a creative activity.
5/12: Other Worlds – A Scifi/Fantasy Book Club
For our Friday, March 10 gathering at 7 pm, we’ll be discussing Djinn Falls in Love and Other Stories, a collection edited by Mahvesh Murad and Jared Shurin, featuring short stories by Neil Gaiman, Nnedi Okorafor, Amal El-Mohtar, and other amazing authors.