Notable Twin Cities: 6/25–7/1


Sunday 6/25: Join the fun: it’s the first day of the week-long International Fitzgerald Conference! It’ll include a host of papers and presentations, as well as a celebration of the Minnesota roots of Fitzgerald’s writing. 6/25-7/1, Hotel 340, 12 p.m., $205.

Tuesday 6/27:  Celebrate Pride with the June installment of Intermedia Arts’ Queer Voices reading series! This edition of Queer Voices reading will also include a book fair beforehand, where audiences can talk to the authors and purchase their work. Minneapolis Central Library Pohlad Hall, 5:30 p.m., $5–$25 suggested donation.

Wednesday 6/28: Anne Margaret Daniel, editor of I’d Die For You: And Other Lost Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald, will give a public reading from the book in conjunction with the 14th International F. Scott Fitzgerald Society Conference. Common Good Books, 7 p.m., free.

Get in on The Moth StorySLAM! The topic? Celebration! Prepare a five-minute story about a celebration of any kind. Really, any kind. Just make sure it’s true, and make sure it’s under five minutes. The Amsterdam Bar, 6:30 p.m, $10.

Thursday 6/29: Local author Quinton Skinner will be discussing his new book Odd One Out and signing copies. Subtext Books, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 6/30: Time to geek out: it’s the 27th Annual Twin Cities Antiquarian & Rare Book Fair, sponsored by the Midwest Antiquarian Bookseller’s Association. It’s exactly what it sounds like. Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 3 p.m., $7 or free with student ID.

Saturday 7/1: See above for details about Day 2 of the 27th Annual Twin Cities Antiquarian & Rare Book Fair. Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 3 p.m., $5 or free with student ID.

Tim Jollymore will be signing copies of his latest book Lake Stories & Other TalesValley Bookseller, 2 p.m., free.

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Abby Anderson is a fiction writer and an MFA candidate at Hamline University. She lives in Minneapolis with an extra large cat, many books, and lots of crap from estate sales. More from this author →