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 cwpoetrycircle@gmail.com 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.