Enjoy a strolling afternoon of literature hosted by several venues in our Midtown neighborhood! A range of authors – from poets to jazz and hip hop artists – will read and perform. Books will be available for purchase and signing at each stop.
All events are free and open to the public. No RSVP necessary. Metered street parking available. Lunch menu items available for purchase at Maccabees at Midtown (1pm) stop.
11:00 am | Hannan House (4750 Woodward Ave)
Kim Hunter and Michael Delp
12:00 pm | WSU Green Space (Southwest corner of Warren & Woodward Ave) (Rain Site: WSU Welcome Center, 42 W. Warren Ave)
Diane DeCillis, Caroline Maun and Bret Lott
1:00pm | Maccabees at Midtown* (5057 Woodward Ave)
Sean Forbes, Mark Levin and LaShaun Phoenix Moore *Maccabees lunch menu available
2:00 pm | WSU Welcome Center (42 W. Warren Ave)
Herbert Woodward Martin and M. L. Liebler & The Coyote Monk Poetry Band
3:00 pm | Detroit Public Library - Explorer's Room* (5201 Woodward Ave)
Jim Daniels and Lolita Hernandez *Direct access to room via side door
4:00pm | Detroit Historical Museum (5401 Woodward Ave)
Jaimy Gordon, National Book Award Winner for Lord of Misrule
5:00 pm Post-Walk Special Event | St Matthew's & St Joseph's Episcopal Church (8850 Woodward Ave)
Bill Harris and Reverend Robert Jones
THE WSU MIDTOWN LITERARY WALK IS SPONSORED BY The Wayne State University Student Budget Committee | The Wayne Writers Forum of Wayne State University | The Wayne State University Press | The WSU Motown Learning Community | The Wayne State Department of English | WSU Loughead-Eldredge Visiting Writer's Program | WSU's Department of Africana Studies | The Robert Hayden, Dudley Randall Centennial Committee | Poets & Writers. Inc. through their Midwest-Detroit Readings Programs Grant | The Detroit Public Library | The Detroit Historical Museum | Maccabees at Midtown | The Luella Hannan Memorial Foundation | Midtown Detroit, Inc.
HOSTED BY M. L. Liebler with Carole Harris, Ricardo Castano IV and Vincent Perrone
BOOKS AVAILABLE AT EACH LOCATION BY Book Beat
DateSaturday, September 21, 2013
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Woodward Avenue, various venues