Poetry, Picture Books & Michael Jordan’s Mom Get Booked

By Maryann Yin Comment

Here are some literary events to end your week with. To get your event posted on our calendar, visit ourĀ Facebook Your Literary Event page. Please announce your event one week prior to its date.

The Poetry Foundation will host a night poetry and music with German writer Tzveta Sofronieva and Swiss saxophonist Sam Burckhardt. Check it out on Thursday, May 3rd starting 6 p.m. (Chicago, IL)

Mary-Kay Wilmers, editor of the London Review of Books, will discuss the processes of retrieving, curating, and presenting history. Hear her on Thursday, May 3rd at 192 Books starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

Celebrated poet Ron Sillman will read from poems that span his career. See him on Friday, May 4th at the Poetry Foundation starting 6 p.m. (Chicago, IL)

Three picture book authors will celebrate their latest works at Books of Wonder. Join them on Saturday, May 5th starting 12 p.m. (New York, NY)

Deloris Jordan, mother of basketball legend Michael Jordan, will talk about her new book, Dream Big: Michael Jordan and the Pursuit of Olympic Gold. Meet her on Saturday, May 5th at the Highland Park Public Library starting 2 p.m. (Highland Park, IL)