Notable Twin Cities: 4/28-5/4


Sunday 4/28: Paige Riehl will read from Suspension, and she’ll be accompanied by Deborah Keenan, Lia Rivamonte, and Mariela Lemus. Common Good Books, 3 p.m., free.

Join Moon Palace Books for an outdoor event for You’re Sending Me Where? Dispatches from Summer Camp by Eric Dregni. Moon Palace Books, 5 p.m., free.

Monday 4/29: Kao Kalia Yang (The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir, The Song Poet) will read from and discuss her work. Doors open at 6:30. Come a little early to enjoy a bite to eat together. Central High School, 7 p.m., free.

Join Moon Palace Books for an event with Michelle Tea, author of Astro Baby. Moon Palace Books, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 4/30: Norwegian author Sigrid Lien to discuss and sign copies of her new book Pictures of Longing: Photography and the Norwegian-American Migration. Norway House, 5 p.m., free.

Louis Bayard will present Courting Mr. Lincoln. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 5/2: Maria Kuznetsova presents her debut novel, Oksana, Behave!. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Deborah Carol Gang will present a book talk and signing for her novel, The Half-Life of Everything (Bancroft Press). Common Good Books, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 5/3: Cassandra Snow will present Queering the Tarot. Common Good Books, 7 p.m., free.

Saturday 5/4: Come celebrate the launch of local author Kate Allen’s debut novel, The Line Tender. Red Balloon Bookshop, 3 p.m., free.


Here’s a thing: The Loft’s Wordplay festival is just around the corner, but there’s still time to get signed up for classes! Check out the selection, then pick one and register—it’s 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 →