Notable Twin Cities: 10/7–10/13


Sunday 10/7: Join Moon Palace for a special Bear and Wolf story time, activity, and book signing with author-illustrator Daniel Salmieri. Moon Palace Books, 11 a.m., free.

Join Moon Palace for a conversation, drawing demonstration, and book signing with author Trisha Speed Shaskan and illustrator Stephen Shashkan to celebrate the release of Q & Ray Case #3: Foul Play at Elm Tree Park. There will be cake! Moon Palace Books, 2 p.m., free.

Monday 10/8: Join Milkweed Editions in celebrating the launch of Michael Bazzett’s translation of the Mayan creation epic, The Popol Vuh. After a reading from The Popol Vuh, Bazzett will be joined in conversation by poet and essayist Michael Kleber-Diggs. A book signing will follow. Open Book, 6:30 p.m., free.

Tuesday 10/9: Rick Harsch will read from Voices after Evelyn. Common Good Books, 7 p.m., free.

Sarah Stonich will present Laurentian Divide. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 10/11: Join SubText Books for a reading with Quinton Skinner to celebrate the re-release of Amnesia Nights. Book signing to follow. SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.

Ransom Riggs will present A Map of Days, the fourth novel in his Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children series. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 10/12: Amor Towles, bestselling author of Rules of Civility and A Gentleman in Moscow, will be discussing his work as the 2018–2019 Pen Pals season. Hopkins Center For the Arts, 11 a.m., $40-$50.

Saturday 10/13: The Twin Cities Book Festival is a free, day-long festival that brings people together to celebrate the vibrant literary culture of the Twin Cities and Upper Midwest. Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 10 a.m., free.


Here’s a thing: The Twin Cities Book Festival is here! Use this schedule to plan your visit and make sure you get to see all there is to see!


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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 →