Brian Turner is best known for his award-winning poetry collections and memoir about the Iraq War, but with his new project he has pushed into an entirely new dimension of creative expression.
The Spoken Word Club of Laguna Woods is a place for writers, poets, playwrights, monologuists, and storytellers to read their work and develop new material. In our monthly meetings, members have an opportunity to read and hear others. There is a featured reader every month. Guests are welcomed to listen or read ($2 charge for guests per meeting). Light refreshments at the Redwoods Room in the Community Center on El Toro on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 1pm-3pm.
Since opening in 2016, East City Bookshop has become a gathering place for book lovers of all ages. The bookshop offers author events, book clubs, and community events, and aims to support the literary arts at every reading level.
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.
Volumes Bookcafe is an independent bookstore cafe in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago. Volumes is a family-owned business, brought to life by two Chicago-area sisters whose careers have always been intertwined with books. They host monthly book clubs, open mics and comedy nights, weekly trivia, and StoryTime twice a week, along with a number of author and literary events.