12:00 pm – Doors open for workshop participants only
12:15 – 1:15 pm – Golden Shovel Workshop with Maggie Queeney (limited space, please register here)
1:00 pm – Doors open for BrooksDay reading
1:30 pm – BrooksDay reading begins
3:30 pm – Break + birthday cake celebration!
5:30 pm – Reading concludes
Afterwards, join Brooks Permissions for ALL THIS LIFE: Examining Gwendolyn Brooks’ Maud Martha! The panel will feature Sandra Cisneros, Dr. Joanne Gabbin, and Sandra Jackson-Opoku delving into the profound impact of Gwendolyn Brooks and her seminal novel, Maud Martha. The event will be streamed live on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, from 7:00pm to 8:15pm (Central Time) on Brooks Permissions’s Facebook and YouTube channels.