Notable Twin Cities: 8/12–8/18

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Monday 8/13: Stephen Dillon will present Fugitive Life: The Queer Politics of the Prison State. Moon Palace Books, 7 p.m, free.

Tuesday 8/14: Sam Stephenson will present Gene Smith’s Sink: A Wide-Angle View, featuring a short film by Jem Cohen and moderated by Brad Zellar. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 8/15: Join Moon Palace Books for an event with Kate Schatz celebrating the release of Rad Girls Can: Stories of Bold, Brave, and Brilliant Young Women. Moon Palace Books, 6:30 p.m., free.

Thursday 8/16: Join Rain Taxi at Soo Visual Arts Center and groove to their latest chapbook, Elizabeth Gregory, with author Kevin Carollo and special guests. Soo Visual Arts Center, 7 p.m., free.

Join SubText Books in the store for a reading with Kimberly J. Brown for her book The I-35W Bridge Collapse: A Survivor’s Account of America’s Crumbling Infrastructure. Book signing to follow. SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.

Poet, essayist, and translator P. Scott Cunningham joins us in the bookstore to read from his debut poetry collection, Ya Te Veo. Scott will be joined Twin Cities-based poets Michael Kleber-Diggs and Katharine Rauk. Milkweed Books, 7 p.m., free.

Saturday 8/18: Chat with Priscilla Paton about her debut novel Where Privacy Dies. Once Upon a Crime, 12 p.m., free.

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Here’s a thing: October is only two months away and Rain Taxi has released some of their featured author lineup for the Twin Cities Book Festival. Check it out and get excited!

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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 →