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Live Reading Event

kenmeiselKen Meisel, is a psychotherapist and author of eight books of poetry. With tender, grave empathy, Our Common Souls: New & Selected Poems of Detroit traces the conflicted searches for hope, sense of connection to place, and material and social problems embedded in the landscape of his deindustrialized city.


Jeff Vande Zande
has published four novels including American Poet, which won a Michigan Notable Book Award from the Library of Michigan. His story collections are Emergency StoppingThreatened Species, and The Neighborhood Division. He is also a film maker, teaches at Delta College, and has a blog at www.authorjeffvandezande.blogspot.com.


7:00 PM – 8:45 PM  •  Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Email cwpoetrycircle@gmail.com for Zoom link.
The link will be sent via email on the day of the event.

All events take place from 7 to 8:45 P.M. in the Tea Room virtually via Zoom until further notice
The Crazy Wisdom Bookstore
114 South Main Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48014


Poetry readings are scheduled the 4th Wednesday of each month (except for December and August).  These events feature a reading by one or more well-published poets, followed by an Open Mic at which anyone is welcome to read something of their own or a favorite poem.

For now all events take place virtually via Zoom. Write us at cwpoetrycircle@gmail.com to receive the link on the day of the event.


On the second Wednesday of the month, we hold a relaxed and informal poetry workshop. Anyone is welcome to participate. At a workshop, you are encouraged to present a poem you are working on for positive and constructive comment by your peers. Please bring about 8 copies of the work you are presenting. (During the Corona virus quarenteen we will hold workshops online via Zoom. Write us at cwpoetrycircle@gmail.com to receive the link on the day of the workshop).

Your Poetry Circle Coordinators are Edward Morin, David Jibson and Rainey Lamey.

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