All events are in Milwaukee!!!
All events are in the Riverwest Neighborhood.
Free and all ages unless otherwise stated.
Please support the presses, performers and local businesses!!!
Performer Bios HERE
—-Friday, May 31st
••••Woodland Pattern Book Center – 720 E. Locust Street••••
6:30 PM-8:30 PM – Opening Reception – Midwest Panel on Collaboration and Multi-modality featuring Lane Hall, mIEKAL aND, Jennifer Karmin and Readings by Dana Ward and Cathy Wagner
••••Riverwest Film and Video – 824 E. Center Street••••
9:00 PM- 12:00 AM – A Night of Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Performances — featuring films by mIEKAL aND, a performance by Jennifer Karmin, a screening of Overpass Light Brigade by Dusan Harminc and Matt Mullins and collaborative performances from young milwaukee artists.
—–Saturday, June 1st
••••Falcon Bowl – 801 E. Clarke Street••••
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Small Press Book Fair
———readings at the falcon during the bookfair:
1:00 – 1:20pm – Imaginary Friend Presents: Ryder Collins and Keith S. Wilson
1:30 – 1:50pm – Rabbit Catastrophe Presents: Karl McComas-Rechl, Mickey Swanberg
2:00 – 2:20pm – Great Lakes Review Presents: Fly Steffens
2:30 – 2:50pm – Rebirth Ink Presents: Linetta Davis, B. K. Quinn
3:40 – 4:00pm – co•im•press Presents: Holms Troelstrup
••••Bremen Cafe – 901 E. Clarke Street••••
4:00 PM- 6:00 PM – Open Mic Hosted by UWM’s Undergraduate Journal FURROW — featuring Charles P. Ries
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM – New American Press Presents: Micah Dean Hicks (fiction) + Nate Hoks (poetry) + Okla Elliott (fiction)
••••People’s Books Cooperative – 804 E. Center Street••••
6:00 PM – 7:00PM – Tribute to James Hazard with Susan Firer, Jim Chapson, James Blessington, Antler, Jeff Poniewaz, Bix Firer and more hosted by Keith Gaustad
7:00 PM – 8:00PM – Strange Cage Presents: RUSSELL JAFFE, LESLEY WHEELER, KARL McCOMAS-REICHL, RUSSELL STREUR, KRISTIN PETERSON.
8:00 PM – 9:00PM – Midwestern Gothic Presents: Lee L. Krecklow, Joanna Thompson Yezek, Paul Scot August
9:00PM – 10:00PM – Curbside Splendor Presents: Daniela Olszewska, Chris Terry, Michael Czyzniejewski
••••Cocoon Room – 820 E. Locust Street••••
8:00PM – 9:00PM – Horse Less Presents: Stephanie Anderson, Laura Goldstein, Mary Hickman, Daniela Olszewska, Jen Tynes, Mike Sikkema.
9:00PM – 10:00pm – Bloof/Rose Metal/Sunnyoutside Present: Bj Best, Cathryn Cofell and Karla Huston, Danielle Pafunda, Peter Davis
10:00PM – 11:00PM – Pity Milk and Plumberries Present: Dolly Lemke, Alex Friedman, Bethany V. Price, Cynthia Spencer, Michael Stoneberg, Chelsea Tadeyeske, Brenna York.
••••PUMAPUNKU (Holton and Locust)••••
11:00 PM – 88:88 — After Party
—-Sunday, June 2nd
••••The Public House – 815 E. Locust Street••••
11:00 AM-3:00 PM – Potluck/Brunch/Spelling Bee/Farewell