Notable Twin Cities: 11/25–12/1


Sunday 11/25: Tim Sievert (The Clandestinauts) and E. Eero Johnson (Tsu and the Outliers) will be presenting on the role of fantasy in comics and graphic novels at Comics College. This event offers an incredible opportunity to study how the genre of graphic novels creates a unique and irreplaceable way to experience the fantastical worlds that they depict. Comics College, 2 p.m., free.

Monday 11/26: Peter Sagal will present The Incomplete Book of Running. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 11/27: Jim Bohen will read from I travel in rusting burned-out sedans, accompanied by Joyce Sutphen, Sharon Chmielarz, and Norita Dittberner-Jax. Common Good Books, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 11/28: Join Milkweed Books in the bookstore for this reading and conversation with Maryse Meijer, author of Northwood. Milkweed Books, 6 p.m., free.

Thursday 11/29: The University of Minnesota Department of English will present a celebration of Minnesota’s own award-winning memoirist, Patricia Hampl. Accompanied by pianist Dan Chouinard, Regents Professor Hampl will read from her work, including her latest book The Art of the Wasted Day. Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, 7:30 p.m, free.

Friday 11/30: Patricia Barone will read from her latest book, Your Funny, Funny Face. Also reading at this event will be Tracy Youngblom (One Bird a Day). Eat My Words Bookstore, 7 p.m, free.

Saturday 12/1: Join SubText Books in the store for a reading and conversation with author Jacek Dehnel for his novel Lala and his poetry collection Aperture. SubText Books, 4 p.m., free.


Here’s a thing: The holidays are upon us! Find gifts for your bookish loved ones at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts Shop––they’ve got all kinds of goodies that are perfect for the holidays.


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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 →