Sunday 1/28: It’s the ModernWell 2018 Writers and Readers Conference! ModernWell is a conference for readers and writers to connect with one another, be inspired by, and have an opportunity to meet with guest authors, agents, publishers, and editors. This year will feature keynote and panel discussions, classes, and workshops. Attendees will enjoy snacks and beverages throughout the afternoon and appetizers and wine at 5:30. Keynote speakers are Lorna Landvik, Andrea Jarrell, and Jodi Livon. ModernWell, 1 p.m., $45–$60.
Thursday 2/1: Women Against Military Madness (WAMM) presents an evening with Lorna Landvik: “On Writing, Acting, and Laughter.” Landvik will be telling stories from her life as a writer, actor, comic, wife, mother, and peace marcher. St. Joan of Arc Church Minneapolis, 6:30 p.m., $10–$25 suggested donation.
Saturday 2/3: Join Green Card Youth Voices for a morning book reading as a part of the Hasting Reads program. After the young authors read their stories from Green Card Youth Voices: St. Paul, there will be a question and answer session with the audience. Featured authors will be Lah Lah, Anat Thosaengsiri, and Jae Nay Htoo. Pleasant Hill Library, 11:00 a.m., free.
Join the Twin Cities Sisters in Crime for a fun afternoon of readings and conversations with authors Pat Dennis, Barbara Deese, Midge Bubany, and Christine Husom. Burnhaven Library, 2 p.m., free.
Here’s a thing: Check out Rain Taxi’s Winter issue! It’s online now, and it’s full of some really good stuff.
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