Below is a list of our upcoming programs. New programs are added regularly, so come back often to check for updates, or click here to sign up for program updates. Please remember to confirm your email address.

RSVP if you are interested in a program, as space is often limited, and some programs will have costs. AWM Members receive advanced information on public events, invitations to members-only events, and more.

January 13:

GALLERY tALKS: Sue Rutsen on Nelson Algren

Saturday, January 13, 12 p.m.

Sue Rutsen, co-Founder of the Nelson Algren Museum of Miller Beach, will come talk about Nelson Algren in honor of the special exhibit Capturing Stories, featured in the Meijer Gallery. Free with museum admission.

Readers Hall. General public.

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January 16:

Tuesday First Books: A.J. Finn & Gillian Flynn

Tuesday, January 16, 6 p.m.

A.J. Finn appears in conversation with Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl, Dark Places) to discuss his novel The Woman in the Window. Twisty and powerful, ingenious and moving, The Woman in the Window is a smart, sophisticated novel of psychological suspense that recalls the best of Hitchcock.

Readers Hall. General public.

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January 25:

Special Event: American Writers Trivia

Thursday, January 25, 6:30 p.m.

Join us for a night of American writers trivia. Guests can wander the museum, learn about American writing and American writers, and test their trivia knowledge!

This event is 21+.

Readers Hall. General public.

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February 5:

Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart: Screening and Discussion

Monday, February 5, 6 p.m.

The life and work of visionary playwright Lorraine Hansberry is explored in this documentary. The screening will be followed by a discussion from filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain.

Readers Hall. General public.

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February 11:

Surprise Bookshelf Series: Becoming Madeleine

Sunday, February 11, 2 p.m.

This elegant and insightful biography of Madeleine L’Engle was written by her granddaughters, Charlotte Jones Voiklis and Léna Roy. They weave together an in-depth and unique view of the famous writer using never-before-seen archival materials from throughout Madeleine’s life. 

Readers Hall. General public.

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February 13:

Children’s Author Storytime: Barb Rosenstock

Tuesday, February 13, 10:30 a.m.

This special Litte Squirrels Storytime will feature author Barb Rosenstock, author of Vincent Can’t SleepBen Franklin’s Big Splash, and many more books. 

Children’s Literature Gallery. Pre-school age children with a caregiver.

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February 13:

Tuesday First Books: Eve Ewing

Tuesday, February 13, 5:30 p.m.

Ewing’s novel Electric Arches invites fresh conversations about race, gender, the city, identity, and the joy and pain of growing up. Eve Ewing will appear in conversation with José Olivarez, a poet whose first collection will be released in fall of 2018.

Reader’s Hall. General public.

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February 15:

Special Event: Read Dating at the AWM

Thursday, February 15, 6:30 p.m.

Read Dating is like speed dating, but with books! Come with your favorite book and meet other book lovers at the American Writers Museum. Mingle, talk books and maybe even find love. Bring a copy of your favorite book so you can swap it with your next date. RSVP required.

Reader’s Hall. General public.

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February 20:

Call Me By Your Name: Reading and Discussion with André Aciman

Tuesday, February 20, 6:30 p.m.

The author of the book that inspired the film sensation discusses the story of a sudden and powerful romance that blossoms between an adolescent boy and a summer guest at his parents’ cliff-side mansion on the Italian Riviera.

Reader’s Hall. General public.

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