Wednesday 4/3: The Speculations Reading Series continues this month with Rob Callahan reading from his work. DreamHaven Books & Comics, 6:30 p.m., free.
Enjoy an evening celebrating Su Smallen Love’s new book, The Memoir of Mona Lisa and Other Poems. Dance filmmakers Becky Heist, Christopher Watson, and Judith Howard with Leila Awadallah will premiere three new films, and Su Love will read the poems that inspired the films. All artists will discuss their creative process of making art from art. Bryant-Lake Bowl & Theater, 7 p.m., $6–$15.
Fady Joudah will read his poetry and explore the concept of “origins” through the lens of poetry as part of the university’s Sacred Arts Festival. Joudah is a noted author of four poetry collections, including his most recent, Footnotes in the Order of Disappearance. John R. Roach Center for Liberal Arts, 7 p.m., free.
Saturday 4/6: The winners of the 2019 Minnesota Book Awards will be announced at InterContinental Hotel in St. Paul. InterContinental St. Paul Riverfront, 6:30 p.m. $40.
Here’s a thing: Mizna is an award-winning literary journal devoted to giving voice to Arab Americans through literature and art, and it’s local! Check it out and enjoy some truly exceptional literature.
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