Join us on Wednesday, September 20 at 7 pm for a conversation with author Lisa Biggs and U-M professor Ashley Lucas about Lisa’s new book, The Healing Stage: Black Women, Incarceration, and the Art of Transformation.
Join us on Friday, September 22 at 7 pm for Poetry Night at Booksweet!
Writers ages 10-13 (or around that age!) are invited to join us for a FREE writing workshop with middlegrade author Jack Cheng on Friday, September 29 from 7-8 pm.
Join us on Saturday, October 7 from 5-8 pm for a Banned Books Social with presentations, games, a storytime, and advocacy. See you there!
The performers from Civic Improv will use your favorite childhood books as a launch pad for grown folks improv comedy. Hosted by local author Patti Smith. Tickets are $5 – Ages 18+.
Join us on Friday, October 20 from 7-8 pm for a Family Book Party with Black Men Read, bringing stories of the African diaspora to our youngest readers (preK-5th grade). This event is free and open to the public. Your RSVP is very helpful to our planning!
Celebrate the Halloween season with authors Dan MacDonald, S.J. Lomas, and A.Q. Hart, reading aloud from Winter Chills, their collection of four supernatural short stories.
Join us on Saturday, October 28, at 9:30 am for Morning Stories at Booksweet (1729 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor), featuring author Ruth Behar reading from her picture book, Pepita Meets Bebita. After a fun creative project, Ruth will read the Spanish language edition of the book, Pepita y Bebita.
Writers ages 9-13 (or around that age!) are invited to join us for a FREE writing workshop with middlegrade author Caroline Huntoon on Sunday, October 29 from 2-3 pm.
On our 11/17 gathering, we’ll be discussing Babel by R.F. Kuang, where four Oxford students use translation as magic & confront an empire.