Notable Twin Cities: 8/27–9/2


Sunday 8/27: Cracked Walnut continues its 2017 Lit Fest with a reading inspired by the theme of “Sanctuary.” This reading will feature Heidi Czerwiec, Sarah Hayes, Jonathan Proctor, Mary Jo Robinson-Jamison, Brooke Dierkhising, and Lee Kisling. Hosted by Jeanne Lutz. Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 2 p.m., free.

Monday 8/28: William Kent Krueger will be reading and discussing his new book Sulfur Springs. SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 8/29: Cracked Walnut continues its 2017 Lit Fest with a reading inspired by the theme of “Plastic.” Longfellow Community Center,, free.

Wednesday 8/30: Jay Cohn, MD will be presenting his book Cardiovascular Health: How Conventional Wisdom Is Failing Us. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m, free.

Thursday 8/31: NorthGate Brewing is excited to present Trivia Mafia, every Thursday night at its taproom in Northeast Minneapolis. Bring your friends, form teams, and show off your knowledge. NorthGate Brewing Company, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 9/1: A release party for the third set of “Impressions” broadsides, featuring readings by Maddie Schumacher, John L. Smith, Saymoukda Duangphouxay Vongsay, and others. Java Express, 7 p.m., free.

Here’s a thing: Looking to place your work with a Minnesota-based literary publication? Look no further: The Friends of the St. Paul Public Library has already compiled a list for you, and you can find it right here!


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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 →