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Room Project

Name of Reading Series: 
Spoke Reading Series

Room Project is a space for women and nonbinary writers and artists to work individually and collaboratively. They offer a place for new and seasoned writers alike; for people with defined creative projects, and those whose ambitions are still evolving. The space offers a workspace with communal tables, printer, library, and access to podcast equipment with membership fees. There are also events including a regular reading series, writing workshops, and plays.

Accept Queries?: 
no
Writers Paid?: 
no
Readers can sell their books: 
no
Room Project inside

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit is a non-collecting contemporary art museum located in Detroit’s cultural center. Throughout the year MOCAD hosts music, performing arts, educational programs, and literary events including InsideOut’s open mic poetry series and the Kids-TALK Children’s Advocacy Center annual poetry slam.

Accept Queries?: 
yes
Writers Paid?: 
no
Readers can sell their books: 
no
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Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit exterior

Delux Lounge

Name of Reading Series: 
Speak Your Piece Open Mic

Delux Lounge hosts the Speak Your Piece Open Mic series every second and fourth Thursday of the month from 7:30PM to 10:30PM. Each open mic features a special guest artist and invites comedians, musicians, and poets to the stage. Text or sign up to get on the list to perform.

Accept Queries?: 
yes
Writers Paid?: 
no
Readers can sell their books: 
no
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Delux Lounge sign

Arab American National Museum

The Arab American National Museum is the first and only museum in the United States devoted to Arab American history and culture. Included in the museum’s public programming are conferences, multicultural performance series, film festivals, arts collaborations with area ethnic communities, seminars, author readings, and book signings. 

Accept Queries?: 
yes
Writers Paid?: 
no
Readers can sell their books: 
yes
Type of Venue: 
Arab American National Museum exterior

Artist Village Detroit

Artist Village Detroit is located in the Old Redford district of Detroit and was founded in 2003 by Alicia Marion George, affectioningly known as the Queen of the Village; Charles “Chazz” Miller, founder of Public Art Workz and resident artist of AVD; and John George, founder of the Motor City Blight Busters. 

There is a regular open mic, Creative Juicez, on the first and third Saturdays of each month from 9:00PM to 2:00AM with spoken word performances, live jazz, visual art, and anything in between. Use the entrance of Motor City Java & Tea House for access to the venue.

Accept Queries?: 
no
Writers Paid?: 
no
Readers can sell their books: 
no
Event Types: 
Artist Village Detroit front door

Green Brain Comics

Green Brain Comics, along with the Emerging Writers Network, hosts Brain Candy, a free, curated live program of prose, music, poetry, and visual art. Brain Candy readings occur every third Monday of the month with new monthly guests.

The shop also hosts book club discussions, comic book signings and release parties, and movie screenings.

Accept Queries?: 
no
Writers Paid?: 
no
Readers can sell their books: 
no
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Green Brain Comics inside

Charis Books and More

Charis Books and More is an independent feminist bookstore in Atlanta, Georgia. They specialize in diverse and unique children's books, feminist and cultural studies books, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer fiction and nonfiction. They host frequent readings, community events and meetings, classes and workshops, presentations and panels, and literary events throughout the year.

The Cliterati Open No-Mic open mic & reading series is on the third Thursday of every month.

Accept Queries?: 
no
Writers Paid?: 
no
Readers can sell their books: 
no
Type of Venue: 

Unnameable Books

Unnameable Books is a bookstore located in the heart of the Prospect Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. The store specializes in poetry, has an eclectic collection of used books, and carries work from small independent presses. Unnameable Books host readings, talks, and book launches.

Accept Queries?: 
no
Writers Paid?: 
no
Readers can sell their books: 
no
Type of Venue: 

Salt & Cedar Letterpress

Contact Name: 
Megan O'Connell

SALT & CEDAR is a letterpress studio in the heart of Eastern Market, Detroit. Letterpress printing is the focal point for SALT & CEDAR's investigations into means of production and dissemination--tapping into creative economies and generating fresh approaches and alliances. SALT & CEDAR is excited to host visiting artists, curate exhibitions, offer workshops, and be available to the city as a resource for the arts. We produce custom invitations, calling cards, stationery, books, and posters.

Accept Queries?: 
no
Representative Readers: 

Robert Fitterman, Aaron Cohick, Emily Larned, Marie Buck, Julie Patton, Ken Mikolowski, Barrett Watten, Francine J. Harris, Chris Tysh, George Tysh, Ben Fama, Christian Hawkey, Matthew Polzin, Alise Alousi, Christine Hume, and Dennis Teichman.

Writers Paid?: 
no
Readers can sell their books: 
no
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