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April 01 2021

With a theme of “From the Wreckage,” this year's Kalamazoo Poetry Festival aims to examine what’s next for the community and the world th

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March 01 2021

National Book Award winner, 2020 MacArthur Fellow and bestselling author Jacqueline Woodson will present an online craft talk and keynote

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March 01 2021

It has been decades since Kalamazoo Metro Transit bus riders have been treated to poetry on buses’ overhead placards, but riders are soon

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January 01 2021

If you’ve got a personal story to tell, local author and editor Wilma Kahn can help get you started through two virtual four-week worksho

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November 01 2020

Emmy Kastner knew from an early age that she was a writer, but it took her decades to say it out loud.

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March 01 2019

Four Michigan poets, including Encore’s

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March 01 2019

An opportunity to hear New York Times best-selling author Jason Reynolds speak is offered at 6:30 p.m.

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November 01 2018

It all started with a son’s simple questions: “Have you ever heard of Johnny Appleseed? Was he real, Mom?”

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October 01 2018

You may just get to meet your favorite Michigan author at Kalamazoo: An Evening with Notables on Oct.

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August 01 2018

Kalamazoo poet Diane Seuss was staying in a hotel in Portland, Maine, in April 2016 when she received a text from her editor that she was

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