Crazy Wisdom Series – Ann Arbor PSM Affiliate

Crazy Wisdom Poetry Series
hosted by Rainey Lamey, Ed Morin & David Jibson

Until further notice, all sessions are virtual and accessible through Zoom.
Email for Zoom link.
Link will be sent on the day of the event.

Second Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m.: Peer to Peer Poetry Workshop. All writers welcome to share and discuss their poetry and short fiction. Sign-up for new participants begins 6:45 p.m.

Fourth Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m.: Featured Reader(s) for 50 minutes. Open Mic reading for up to 1 hour. All writers welcome to share their own or other favorite poetry.

Scheduled Events
December 2: Bonnie Jo Campbell
January 27: Hedy Habra
February 24: Patricia Hooper & Dannye Romine Powell
March 24: Ken Meisel & Jeff Vande Zande
April 28: Celebrate Poetry Month with participants from The Poetry Circle’s workshop.

Featured Readings are usually 50 minutes and are followed by open Mic reading for up to 1 hour. All writers welcome to share their own or other favorite poetry. Time allowed is about 3-5 minutes per reader.

For detailed information about all of these events visit our website.

Poetry Reading Features Dunya Mikhail

Our Ann Arbor affiliate Crazy Wisdom Poetry Circle’s monthly readings with open mic. have moved to virtual space on Zoom for the time-being.

September’s Program

DunyaMilkhailDunya Mikhail is an Iraqi-American whose five books of poems address themes of war, exile, and loss. She has received Guggenheim and Kresge fellowships, the Arab American Book Award, and the U.N. Human Rights Award. She currently teaches Arabic language and literature at Oakland University. Her reading will be bilingual.

7:00 PM – 8:45 PM  •  Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Email for Zoom link.
The link will be sent via email the day of the event.

The reading will be followed by an open mic.
Participants are invited to read a poem of their own or a favorite.

Springfed Writers & Music Series

Friends Auditorium at Royal Oak Public Library

Wednesday, January 22, 7pm,
featuring poets, Dunya Mikhail,  Lamees El Ethari, Alise Alousi, author Weam Namou, songwriter Luti Erbeznik.

Wednesday, February 26, 7pm,
featuring poets M.L. Liebler, Alex Morgan, founder of The Detroit Writing Room/reporter/editor Stephanie Steinberg, senior writer at American Greetings Wendy Bomers.

Wednesday,March 25, 7pm,
featuring poets Zilka Joseph, Christine Rhein, Dennis Hinrichsen, author Linda Sienkiewicz, songwriter Amy Petty.

Wednesday, April 22, 7pm,
featuring novelist Michael Zadoorian, authors Bill Vlasic, Susan Whitall, songwriter Jim Bizer.

Hosted by John D. Lamb.
Special thanks to Friends of the Royal Oak Public Library,
222 E. Eleven Mile Road,
Royal Oak, 48067.