Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Spoken Word Series Presented by the Writers Guild at Bloomington Featuring Richard Fish with Joan Hawkins and Allison Marshall (audio theatre); Michael G. Glab (fiction), and Steve Henn (poetry) with music by Shakespeare’s Monkey plus an open mic $5 suggested
Bear's Place
6:00 pm
An Evening of Poetry, featuring Indiana State Poet Laureate Adrian Matejka and Others Opening reception 6-6:30 pm, Readings 6:30- 8:30pm In celebration of National Poetry Month and also of the 15-year anniversary of Women Writing for (a) Change Bloomington, the
Monroe County History Center
Apr 6 @ 5:00 pm – Apr 7 @ 2:00 pm
5:00 pm
IU MFA Third Year Readings Saturday, April 6 at 5 pm Sunday April 7 at 2 pm FREE & Open to all.  
I FELL Gallery
2:00 pm
Celebrate Poetry Month! The Monroe County Library’s book  group, Books+ will celebrate Poetry  Month with a “Bring a Poem to Read” event. Meet in Room B Light refreshments.
Monroe County Public Library in room B
Apr 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
First Sunday Prose Reading & Open Mic At our NEW VENUE Bear’s Place1316 E 3rd St With guest readers Shayne Laughter, Ciara Miller, PDVNCH   (Parking in back and also free in the Jordan Lot if there’s not a special event)
Bear's Place
Apr 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
Celebrate Poetry Month! Come to Everyday Poetry: a writing workshop Presented by the Writers Guild at Bloomington and the Monroe County Public Library Saturday, April 13 2 pm to 4 pm in Room 2B This is for Adults and young folks
Monroe County Public Library room 2B
Apr 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 pm
Third Sunday Write!  is on the Second Sunday for April! Sunday, April 14 Stretch your writing muscles with prompts, exercises, and activities. Open to all Writers Guild members, this drop-in, generative workshop is led by local writers on the third
Monroe County Public Library room 214
Apr 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2:00 pm
Poet Pedro Serrano will give a reading in Spanish and in English On the IU campus at Global and International Studies in room GA 2067 PEDRO SERRANO, poet, translator, and editor of UNAM’s Periódico de Poesía has published five collections of
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Evening with Sam Ross Join us at The Back Door for an evening of poetry and conversation with IU alum and Indiana native Sam Ross! Ross returns to Bloomington to share works from his first collection of poetry, Company, which
The Back Door
Apr 20 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2:00 pm
Blue Light Reading Series and Workshops  Indiana Review, Indiana University Writers’ Conference, and the IU Arts & Humanities Council will be hosting the Blue Light Reading Series. This year, both the workshop and our readings will be held the same day—Saturday, April
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