The first-annual Ann Arbor Book Festival is planned for April 22 through the 25th, and will feature a one-day street fair of booksellers on Saturday, April 24.
THURSDAY, April 22:
8PM: Opening Party at 555 Arts Collective. Art Show, live music, meet the writers!
555 Arts Collective 200 E. Michigan Ave. Ypsilanti.
Suggested Donation $5-7 no advance tickets for this event, just come on out!! See you there!
FRIDAY, April 23:
8PM: Our first official night of the Festival, featuring poetry and prose from those who roam outside literary borders: poetry, spoken word, cultural essays, bits of novels, short stories and performance art with musical accompaniment. Friday night will feature: Eileen Myles/San Diego , Neeli Cherkovski/San Francisco , Ken Mikolowski/Ann Arbor, Jake Kaida/Ann Arbor , Jimmy Nil Fishhawk/Gainesville , Alise Alousi/Detroit , Mick Murphy/San Francisco , Kim D. Hunter/Detroit , Mark Nowak/Minneapolis , Crystal Clowney/Detroit , Shawn Shiflett/Chicago. Above Ground Studio, 302 B South State Street, Ann Arbor.”