Notable Twin Cities: 9/2–9/8


Tuesday 9/4: William Kent Krueger will present his newest book Desolation Mountain. River Falls Public Library, 6:30 p.m., free.

Mindy Mejia will launch her second mystery novel, Leave No Trace. Once Upon a Crime, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 9/5: Antonia Felix will read from Elizabeth Warren: Her Fight. Her Work. Her Life. Common Good Books, 7 p.m., free.

Kathleen E. Allen wil present Leading from the Roots: Nature Inspired Leadership Lessons for Today’s World. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 9/6: The 2018 Graywolf Literary Salon: Voices for Our Time will feature Jamel Brinkley (A Lucky Man), Tarfia Faizullah (Registers of Illuminated Villages), and Wayétu Moore (She Would Be King) in conversation with Graywolf Director and Publisher Fiona McCrae and Executive Editor Jeff Shotts. Music will be provided by the Davu Seru Trio. Aria, 7:30 p.m., (tickets $35–160, available here).

The Loft will host the book launch for David Mura’s A Stranger’s Journey: Race, Identity and Narrative Craft in Writing. The Loft Literary Center, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 9/7: Tanya Kateri Hernandez will read from Multiracials and Civil Rights: Mixed-Race Stories of Discrimination. Common Good Books, 7 p.m., free.

Saturday 9/8: Join Milkweed Books for this signing with author Kate DiCamillo and illustrator Harry Bliss for the release of their newest children’s book, Good Rosie!Milkweed Books, 7 p.m., free.


Here’s a thing: Bonus of bonuses: Metro Transit and Rain Taxi are offering free bus rides to and from the Rain Taxi Book Festival this October! Download your pass and enjoy the festival without all the hassle of traffic and parking.


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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 →