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Poetry & Pi(e) 2024

March 14, 2024 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
L.E. Philips Memorial Public Library • • Eau Claire
Bloom: A Season of Poetry
Thursday, March 14, 2024 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm


L.E. Philips Memorial Public Library
400 Eau Claire St
54701 Eau Claire , WI

Poetry & Pi(e) 2024 will be held in Eau Claire in partnership with Chippewa Valley Writers Guild and the L.E. Philips Memorial Public Library, featuring Nicholas Gulig, Wisconsin Poet Laureate; Max Garland, renown poet and Academy Fellow, along with poet Elan McCallum. 

This event is a part of Bloom: A Season of Poetry, a series of events connecting and celebrating literary Wisconsin.  Other events will include:

National Poetry Month – April, during which will we amplify poetry events taking place across Wisconsin, by showcasing these in our communications and partnering with organizations throughout Wisconsin. 

Poetry and the Natural World, with United States Poet Laureate Ada Limón – The Academy is bringing Ada to Madison for a reading and a book signing on Thursday, May 23, 2024, 7-8:30 pm, at the Overture Center for the Arts in Madison, Wisconsin. This event, focuses on the connections between nature, the changing environment, and poetry. Through Ada’s work, the Academy will bring people together to explore these themes and the intersection of the letters and sciences.  Ada will be joined on stage for a Q&A moderated by Kim Blaeser, Academy Fellow and former Wisconsin Poet Laureate.

Registration will open soon! 

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Max Garland is the author of The Word We Used for It, winner of the 2017-18 Brittingham Poetry Prize.

Nicholas Gulig is a Thai-American poet from Wisconsin. The author of North of OrderBook of Lake, and Orient, he currently works as an Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and lives in Fort Atkinson with his wife and two daughters.

Elan Mccallum is a Filipina-American writer who grew up dreaming in a haunted house on the edge of the woods. She is an advisory board member of the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild, and represents the organization on the Wisconsin Poet Laureate Commission.

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