Notable Twin Cities: 1/6–1/12


Sunday 1/6: James Anderson O’Neal will present Riley and the Roaring TwentiesMagers & Quinn Booksellers, 5 p.m., free.

Monday 1/7: Button Poetry Live’s January feature will be Franny Choi. Hosted by Dua Saleh. Park Square Theatre, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 1/8: David Housewright discusses his latest novel, First, Kill the Lawyers. PI Holland Taylor is hired to recover stolen files before they are leaked, putting the entire legal system at risk. This is a seated event. Once Upon a Crime, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 1/9: A discussion of Meg Medina’s Burn Baby Burn. Lake Monster Brewing Company, 6:30 p.m., free.

Saturday: 1/12: Celebrate the launch of local author David LaRochelle’s newest picture book! Isle of You is a lovely, compassionate story of using your imagination to self-soothe. Join us for storytime, a Q&A with the author, and refreshments! Red Balloon Bookshop, 10:30 a.m., free.


Here’s a thing: The Loft’s winter theme is “needs,” and this season’s classes are centered around the idea that stories are a basic need. Check them out, and then sign up for one!


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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 →