Ian Haight – July 24

7:00 PM – 8:45 PM  •  Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Featured
Reader:  Ian Haight

is an author, translator and editor who graduated from The University of Michigan’s Residential College. He has worked with the UN, was a tenured professor at a Korean university, and now resides in Germany. His Celadon
won the First Book Prize in Poetry from Unicorn Press. He communicates an international, spiritually-minded aesthetic. Visit ianhaight.com.

114 S. Main St., Ann Arbor   http://crazywisdom.net 734-665-2757

Featured reader is followed by Open Mic reading.  • FREE. All writers
welcome   • Read your own or other favorite poetry. • Sign up
begins 6:45 p.m. • Poetry Series readings every fourth Wednesday
h
osted by Joe Kelty, Ed Morin, & Dave Jibson.  See our blog at
Facebook/Crazy Wisdom Poetry Series.

William Teets – June 26

7:00 PM – 8:45 PM  •  Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Featured
Reader: William Teets
is a poet born in Peekskill, NY, currently living in Waterford, MI. He is author of the memoir, Upside Down (One on the House),
and the novel, Reverend Went Walking. His poetry collection, Before The Flood, resonates with Americana and religiosity. His journal publications
include Chronogram and Art and Life.

114 S. Main St., Ann Arbor   http://crazywisdom.net 734-665-2757

Featured reader is followed by Open Mic reading.  • FREE. All writers
welcome   • Read your own or other favorite poetry. • Sign up
begins 6:45 p.m. • Poetry Series readings every fourth Wednesday
h
osted by Joe Kelty, Ed Morin, & Dave Jibson. 

Marilyn Rashid – May 22


7:00 PM – 8:45 PM  •  Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Marilynn Rashid is a senior lecturer in Spanish at Wayne State University, has been active in the peace and environmental movement. Her poems have appeared in Nimrod, Comstock Review, The MacGuffin, and Runes.
Her translations of poems by José Jiménez Lozano have appeared in
many journals, and she has performed often in readings.

114 S. Main St., Ann Arbor   http://crazywisdom.net  734-665-2757


Featured reader is followed by Open Mic reading.  • FREE. All
writers welcome   • Read your own or other favorite poetry. •
Sign up begins 6:45 p.m. • Poetry Series readings every fourth
Wednesday h
osted by Joe Kelty, Ed Morin, & Dave Jibson.  

Ed Werstein and Dwight Wilson

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April 24, 2019 – 7:00 to 8:30 PM

At The Crazy Wisdom Bookstore and Tea Room in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Ed Werstein, regional VP of the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets, received the 2018 Lorine Niedecker Prize for Poetry from the Council for Wisconsin Writers. His work appears in Stoneboat, Blue Collar Review, and Gyroscope Review. His book titles are Who Are We Then? and A Tar Pit to Dye In.

Dwight L. Wilson is a retired educator. He has published
historical fiction including The Kidnapped: A Collection of
Stories and six books in the series Esi Was My Mother.
His book Modern Psalms in Search of Peace and Justice is fed
by his Quaker faith and social activism.

All writers welcome to read their own or other favorite poetry or short fiction
afterward at open mic. Hosted by Joe Kelty, Ed Morin, and Dave Jibson
7-8:45 pm at Crazy Wisdom, 114 S. Main, Ann Arbor. Free. (734) 665-2757.
see our blog at Facebook/Crazy Wisdom Poetry Series

Poetry Reading & Open Mic

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March 27, 2019

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Keith Taylor & Lyn Coffin

Keith Taylor has authored or edited 17 books and chapbooks, his most recent being Ecstatic Destinations. His latest poetry collection, The Bird-while, won the Bronze medal for the Foreword/Indies Poetry Book of the Year. His poems, stories, reviews, essays and translations have appeared widely in North America and Europe.

Lyn Coffin, author of 30+ books, was Assistant Editor of Michigan Quarterly Review lifetimes ago. Last year she lectured at the Bodleian Library and the Frankfurt Book Fair. La Vida Verde, her latest book, was favorably reviewed in Spanish newspapers. She’s a great admirer of Keith Taylor and his work.

7:00 PM – 8:45 PM  •  Wednesday, March 27, 2019

114
S. Main St., Ann Arbor   http://crazywisdom.net
734-665-2757

Featured
reader is followed by Open Mic reading.   •   FREE.   •   All writers welcome   •   Read your own or other favorite poetry.   • Sign up begins 6:45 p.m. 

Lynn Gilbert and Tom Brzezina

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February 27, 2019

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Lynn Gilbert is a founding editor of Borderlands:
Texas Poetry Review
and currently associate editor of Third
Wednesday
in Ann Arbor. Her poemshave been published in The
Texas Observer,
Kansas Quarterly, Exquisite Corpse, Southwestern American Literature, Peninsula Poets, and Water Music: The Great Lakes State Poetry Anthology, which she co-edited.

Tom Brzezina has had work in Chiron, Rusty Truck, Red Fez, Third Wednesday, Peninsula Poets, and The 5-2. His poems draw heavily upon drug experiences of his youth, the underbelly of society, and growing up in Detroit. He lives in Ann Arbor with his wife, dog, and way too many books.

Featured Reader(s) for 50 minutes. Open Mic reading for 1 hour. All
writers welcome to share their own or other favorite poetry. Sign-up
begins at 6:45 p.m at The Crazy Wisdom Bookstore and Tearoom in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Hannah Ensor and Suzi Garcia

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January 23, 2019

Hannah Ensor, a poet living in Ypsilanti, has published on topics of pop culture, sports, and mass media. She co-wrote the chapbook, at the intersection of 3, and was associate editor of Bodies
Built for Game
, an anthology of contemporary sports literature. Love
Dream With Television
is her first book of poems.

Suzi F. Garcia is an editor at Noemi Press and a representative for the Latinx Caucus. She is also a CantoMundo Fellow and a Macondista. Her writinghas been featured in or is forthcoming from theOffing, Vinyl, Barrelhouse Magazine, Fence Magazine, andmore. She can be found at: www.suzifgarcia.com.

Featured Reader(s) for 50 minutes. Open Mic reading for 1 hour. All
writers welcome to share their own or other favorite poetry. Sign-up
begins at 6:45 p.m. at The Crazy Wisdom Bookstore and Tearoom in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Ken Mikolowski

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7:00 PM – 8:45 PM  •  Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Featured Reader: Ken Mikolowski

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Ken Mikolowski is the author of six books of poetry, most recently THAT
THAT
. His poems have been recorded by the Frank Carlberg Group and Michael Gould. Mikolowski taught poetry writing at the UM Residential College and, along with his wife Ann, was publisher, editor, and printer of The Alternative Press.

7:00 PM – 8:45 PM  •  Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Crazy Wisdom Bookstore and Tearoom
114 S. Main St., Ann Arbor   http://crazywisdom.net
734-665-2757


Featured reader followed by Open Mic.  • FREE. All
writers welcome   • Read your own or other favorite poetry. •
Sign up begins 6:45 p.m. • Poetry Series readings every fourth
Wednesday h
osted by Joe Kelty, Ed Morin, & Dave Jibson.

Jaime Gordon and Richard Katrovas

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7:00 PM – 8:45 PM  •  Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Featured Readers:

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Jaimy
Gordon

won the National Book Award in 2010 with her fourth novel, Lord
of Misrule
;
it also won the Tony Ryan Award for the year’s best book about horse
racing. A long-time member of the Writing Committee of the Fine Arts
Work Center in Provincetown, she teaches in the Prague Summer Program
for Writers.

Richard
Katrovas
,
author of fifteen books of prose and verse, has had work in many
literary journals and anthologies, and has received numerous grants
and awards. Katrovas taught many years at University of New Orleans,
and since 2002 at Western Michigan University. He is founding
director of the Prague Summer Program.

7:00
PM – 8:45 PM  •  Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Crazy Wisdom Bookstore & Tearoom
114
S. Main St., Ann Arbor   http://crazywisdom.net
 734-665-2757


Feature is followed by Open Mic.  • FREE. All
writers welcome   • Read your own or other favorite poetry. •
Sign up begins 6:45 p.m. • Poetry Series readings every fourth
Wednesday h
osted
by Joe Kelty, Ed Morin, & Dave Jibson.  See our blog at
Facebook/Crazy Wisdom Poetry Series.

Marilyn L. Taylor

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Our featured reader, Marilyn L. Taylor, is the former Poet Laureate of Wisconsin and the author of six poetry collections.  Her award winning work has appeared in many anthologies and journals, including Poetry, Third Wednesday, American Scholar and Light.  Her monthly “Poet-to-Poet column on craft appeared for five years in The Writer magazine.

You will find Dr. Taylor’s Poetry Foundation profile page with a more complete bio and several of her poems HERE.

Links to poems that have appeared in Ted Kooser’s American Life in Poetry:
Aunt Eudora’s Harleauin Romance
Home Again, Home Again

7:00 PM – 8:45 PM  •  Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Crazy Wisdom Bookstore and Tearoom
114 S. Main St., Ann Arbor, Michigan
http://crazywisdom.net  734-665-2757

Featured reader is followed by Open Mic reading.  • FREE. All writers welcome   • Read your own or other favorite poetry. • Sign up begins 6:45 p.m. • Poetry Series readings every fourth Wednesday hosted by Joe Kelty, Ed Morin, & Dave Jibson.