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.
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.
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