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September
Year
1997
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Send your Literary Events tor the OCTOBER issue of AGENDA by Sept. 15 to: AGENDA, 220 S. Main Si, Ann Arbor, Ml 48104. 2 Tuesday Poetiy Slam: Heidelberg 7 pm, 21 5 N. Main. Open mie and "Slam." With featured poet ELISE BRYANT performing heartfelt narratives and elegant verse. 426-3451 3 Wednesday The African-American Book Club: Llttle Professor Book Co. 7 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. Discuss "Let the Dead Bury the Dead" by Randall Kenan. Veleria Banks 942-6013 5 Friday Reading & Signing: Little Professor Book Co. 7 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. Sports columnist MITCH ALBOM with his book 'Tuesdays with Morrie: An Oíd Man, A Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson." 662-0702 6 Saturday Ch ildren's Story Hour: Borders Books , 1 1 am, 61 2 E. Liberty. Arthur stories in Spanish. 668-7652 Children's Story Hour Little Professor Book Co. 1 1 am, 251 3 Jackson Rd. "Follow the Alphabet" fun with CHARLES LEWIS. 662110 Jesse the Bear: Little Professor Book Co. noon-12:30 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. Ursine fun with NANCY WHITE CARLSON and BRUCE DEGAN. 6624110 Oemonstration & Book Signing: Borders Books 2 pm, 612 E. Liberty. DENISE FLEMING demonstrates how she made Hustrations out of handmade paperfor her new book, "Time to Sleep." 668-7652 8 Monday Writers Series: Guild House 8:30 pm, 802 Monroe. Open mie reunión. Roundrobin poetry reading. Bring lots of poems. 995-1956 9 Tuesday Book Signing: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 61 2 E. Liberty. With U-M English Professor NICHOLAS DELBANCO, author of "Old Scores." 668-7652 11 Thursday Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 46 pm. 313 S. State. Dean of film criticism RUDOLF ARNHEIM reads from his newly translated "Film Essays and Criticism." 662-7407 Reading: Little Prolessor Book Co. 7-8 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. PEARL KASTRAN AHNEN shares her new collection of poetry and short stories, "Legends and Legacies." 662-0702 12 Friday 45th Annual Book Sale: A2 Branch of American Assoc. ofliniversityWomen 10 am-8 pm, Concordia College, 4090 Geddes. Over 40,000 volumes on every topic at rock-bottom prices. Books from $2 hard-cover, $1 paperback (today), to $5 a bag (on 14 Sun). 483-5583 Meeting: Artists Group Saline 7 pm, Brecon Room, Saline District Library. 429-0008 13 Saturday Annual Book Sale: American Association of University Women 1 0 am-8 pm (see 1 2 Fri) Children's Story Hour: Borders Books 1 1 am, 61 2 E. Liberty. Stories with letters and numbers. 668-7652 Children's Story Hour: Little Professor Book Co. 1 1 am, 251 3 Jackson Rd. Stories and crafts with PAM (MAMA M00N) CRISOVAN. 662-4110 14 Sunday Annual Book Sale: American Assoc. of Univ. Women 1 1 atn-3 pm (see 1 2 Frí) 15 Monday Writers Series: Guild House 8:30 pm, 802 Monroe. A special workshop on how to effectively read poetry n public. 995-1956 16 Tuesday Reading: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 61 2 E. Liberty. ASTRO TELLER reads from his techno-thriller "Exegeses." 6687652 17 Wednesday Author Discussion: Common Language Bookstore 7 pm, 215 S. Fourth Ave. With KOMALA, author of "First Time Celebration," a work of erotic fiction. Topic: "Imagineasocietywhere everyone s totally satisfied ..." 6630036 Reading & Signing: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty. DANNY SEO, founder of React 2000 reads from his book "Generation React: Activism for Beginners." 668-7652 18 Thursday Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 57 pm, 313 S. State. Join Film and English Professor IRA K0NIGSBERG in celebration of a new edition of "The Complete Film Dictionary." 662-7407 19 Friday Premiere of "The Big One" S Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 6:30 pm, Michigan Theater, 608 E. Liberty. Oocumentary about MICHAEL MOORE's 1996 book tour with "Oownsize This." Michael will be there. 662-7407 Reading: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 61 2 E. Liberty. British author SEBASTIAN FAULKS reads from his novel "Birdsong," a WWI love story. 6687652 Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. NICHOLAS DELBANCO reads from his new book "Old Scores." 662-7407 20 Saturday Children's Story Hour: Borders Books 11 am, 612 E. Liberty. Stories about food and eating. 668-7652 Children's Story Hour: Little Professor Book Co. 1 1 am (see 6 Sat) Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. JOEL DYER discusses rural devastation and reads from "Harvest of Rage: Why Oklahoma City is Just the Beginning." 662-7407 21 Sunday Book Signing: Aunt Agatha's 1-3 pm, 21 3 S. Fourth Ave. With LEV RAPHAEL, author of the satirical academie mystery, "The Edith Wharton Murders," and SUJATA MASSEY, author of "The Salaryman's Wife," a mystery set in Tokyo. 769-1114 Rhythm Writers: Leonardo's 2-4:30 pm, lower level, Pierpont Commons. EverythirdSun. Presenters showcase a variety of poetry readings, music workshops with featured performers, open mie and improvisation. Bob 810652-8568 Stilyagi Air Corps: Little Professor Book Co. 5 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. SciFiBookClubdiscussing"Bellweather." Chad 390-2369 or www.stilyagi.org stilyagibook.html 22 Monday Writers Series: Guild House 8:30 pm, 802 Monroe. Open mie and "This is How You Do it Night" with poet LAWRENCE THOMAS. 995-1956 23 Tuesday Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. ANA CASTILLO reads f rom "Loverboys," short stories of love, lust, and the Latina tradition. 662-7407 24 Wednesday Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. Bestselling writer JONATHON COLEMAN reads and discusses "Long Way to Go: Black and White in America." 662-7407 25 Thursday Reading: Borders Books 730 pm, 61 2 E. Liberty. CAROL LLOYD talks about her new book "Creating a Lite Worth Living: A Practical Course in Career Design for Artists, Innovators, and Others Aspiring toa Creative Life." 668-7652 Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 31 3 S. State. Local poetprofessor RICHARD TILLINGHAST reads from "Today in the Cafe Trieste." 662-7407 26 Friday Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 4 6 pm, 313 S. State. Anthropologist FERNANDO CORONILreads from "The Magical State: Nature, Money, and Modernity in Venezuela." 662-7407 Reading: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 61 2 E. Liberty. FormerU-MswimmerMARK PARRISH with formercoach and swimmers will talk about his book "Paths to the Olympics: Maize and Blue to Olympic Gold." 668-7652 27 Saturday Children's Story Hour: Borders Books 11 am, 612 E. Liberty. Stories about families. 668-7652 WE ft A tt Y E V IfítsS Children's Story Hour: Liltle Professor Book Co. 11 am (see 1 3 Sat) Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pnr 313 S. State. JONIS AGEE celebrates her new novel "South of Resurrection." 662-7407 29 Monday Reading: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 61 2 E. Liberty. Travel writer ANDREW COLLINS shares his book"Fodor"sGay Guide to the USA." 668-7652 Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. Paperback book release of "Race Rules: Navigating the Color Line" is celebrated by MICHAEL ERIC DYSON. 662-7407 Writers Series: Guild House 8:30 pm, 802 Monroe. Open mie and book release party for LYN COFFIN's latest book of poetry. 995-1956 30 Tuesday Reading: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 61 2 E. Liberty. Freelance researcher FRANK SULL0WAY brings "Born to Rebel: Birth Order, Family Dynamics and Creative Lives"toA2. 668-7652 Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 31 3 S. State. Medical ethicist JOHN D. LANTOS discusses his book "Do We Still Need Doctors?" 662-7407 OPPORTUNITIES Contest: National Library of Poetry 1 Poetry Plaza, Owings Mills, Maryland 2111 7-6282 . Submit one original poem, by mail or e-mail, over 250 prizes awarded. Deadline for North American Open Amateur Poetry Contest is April 30, 1998. E-mail: www.poetry.com. 410-356-2000 Poems Sought: Penhalion Page Send poems foranthology (30 lines max) by end of Sept. to Kelly Olsen, Penhalion Page, Upper Dee Mili, Llangollen. Wales, LL20 8SD, UK.

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