Notable Twin Cities: 9/23–9/29

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Sunday 9/23: Music and cultural critic Jessica Hopper presents her new memoir Night Moves, in conversation with poet Danez Smith. Reading and discussion in the Target Performance Hall followed by book signing and reception. Milkweed Books, 4 p.m., free.

Monday 9/24: Join this month’s Writers Read, hosted by Janaya Martin. The Coffee Shop Northeast, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 9/25: Join peace advocate and author Mark Ristau reading from his award-winning novel, A Hero Dreams. Discussion and book signing to follow. SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 9/26: Porter Fox presents Northland: A 4,000-Mile Journey Along America’s Forgotten Border. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 9/27: Join SubText Books in the store for a reading with Priscilla Paton. Paton will read from her new mystery, Where Privacy Dies, with a book signing to follow. SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 9/28: Come enjoy a multicultural panel of authors featuring Kathryn Haddad, Andy Johnson, Keno Evol, Jenny Landon, and Julie Penshorn with co-moderators Mark Ristau and Stanley Kusunoki. Eat My Words Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

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Here’s a thing: If you’ve ever read any of Joe Hill’s work, you know there’s no arguing that he’s pretty great. Check out this video of a 2016 Rain Taxi interview with the man himself––it’s really, really good stuff.

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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 →