8:00 pm – The Armouries – Ampitheatre
Reaching in friendship from across the border, poetry, music, and musings from the guru behind the Detroit Writers’ Guild, ML Leibler. ML brings special guest, poet Lawrence Joseph, and his rhythm-backing band! The Grand Opening of the English-language programming for BookFest Windsor.
ML Liebler is an internationally known & widely published Detroit poet, university professor, literary arts activist and arts organizer. He was named The 2017-2018 Murray E. Jackson Scholar in the Arts Award at Wayne State University. Liebler is the author of 15 books and chapbooks. Forthcoming recordings & vinyl include Poetry Score: M. L. Liebler & Al Kooper & Howlin at The Moon by M. L. Liebler & The Coyote Monk Poetry Band.
Lawrence Joseph is the grandson of Lebanese and Syrian Catholic immigrants, born in Detroit and received his BA and JD from the University of Michigan, and a second BA and MA from Cambridge University. Joseph is the author of several collections of poetry, including So Where Are We? (2017) and Codes, Precepts, Biases, and Taboos: Poems 1973–1993 (2005).
The Coyote Monk Band – turn up your speakers, and check them out!