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The Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center

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Katrina Lovett, Director of Media and Events

A series of poetry performances by some of the most intriguing figures in contemporary literature and the arts on the national scene paired with respected voices on the regional scene.

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Mario Susko, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, George Wallace, Dimitris Lyacos, Ellen Bass, Michelle Whittaker, Annabelle Moseley, Luis Alberto Ambroggio

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Uptown Arts Bar

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Jeanette Powers

Poetic Underground is a hot spot for fresh voices and powerful performance poetry. Rotating open mic hosts and a Poetry Slam, Inc accredited slam (PoUnd SLAM on 1st Wed's), along with special events featuring nationally acclaimed poets makes this a stellar spot for spoken word.

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Pages Matam, Deonte Osayande, Jose Faus, Jason Ryberg, Riverfront Emerging Writers Readings, Kansas City Voices magazine release, and many more

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People's Books Cooperative

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Seth Schuster

We are a cooperatively run bookstore located in the heart of Milwaukee, WI. We have hosted authors, poets, theatre performers, musicians and many others over our 7 years as a cooperative and 40 years in business. We are more than a bookstore, where many local organizing and community groups meet, where people teach locally grown classes, and where visiting and touring artists/authors can host an event within a community of open-minded neighbors.

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University of Arizona Poetry Center

Established in 1962, the University of Arizona Poetry Center Reading and Lecture Series presents readings by nationally known poets including Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winners, Arizona poets, lectures on poetry and literature, interdisciplinary performances, and outreach events at which writers of all ages share their creative work and are celebrated for their achievements. Our annual Morgan Lucas Schuldt Memorial Reading features emerging and innovative writers. The Hannelore Quander-Rattee Works-in-Translation Reading presents translators of poetry and international poets.

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Thomas Sayers Ellis, Natalie Diaz, Eduardo C. Corral, Mary Jo Bang, Cathy Park Hong, Philip Schultz, Craig Santos Perez, Yona Harvey, Zachary Schomburg, Joyelle McSweeney, Fanny Howe, Mary Szybist.

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Fluxx Studio & Gallery

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Dante Celeiro

Fluxx Studio & Gallery is a non-profit Community Performance Art Space working to provide thoughtful, engaging and socially uplifting events. We are the first and only LGBTQ community art space in the Southwest. We are located in downtown Tucson, AZ - close to parking, shopping, dining and more. We work with local artists and groups to provide a safe space for visual/performance art, private/public parties, workshops, meetings, special events, film screenings, open mics, dance classes much more!

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UConn Co-op Bookstore

The UConn Co-op serves as the official bookstore for the University of Connecticut. The Co-op operates campus bookstores in Storrs, at the five regional campuses in Avery Point, Stamford, Torrington, Waterbury and West Hartford, and at the three Professional Campuses including UConn School of Law, UConn Health Center and the MBA Shop In addition to textbooks and course materials, the Co-op offers general books, computers, software, school supplies, art & engineering supplies, UConn apparel & memorabilia, greeting cards, gifts, snacks, health & beauty aids, and much more.

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Lara Vapnyar, Mary Collins, Jo-Ann Mapson, Angel Nafis, Lisa Taylor, Janice Law, Jason Koo, David K. Leff, Michael Donoghue, Daniel Levitin

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