Notable Twin Cities: 6/9-6/15

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Sunday 6/9: Join Moon Palace Books for a reading from Undocumented: Great Lakes Poets Laureate on Social Justice, edited by Ron Riekki and Andrea Scarpino. Readers will included Emilio DeGrazia and Ken McCullough. Moon Palace Books, 4 p.m., free.

Monday 6/10: Come enjoy a discussion of A Balcony Over the Fakihani by Liyana Badr. Daybreak Press Global Bookshop & Gathering Space, 6 p.m., free.

Tuesday 6/11: Abby Jimenez launches The Friend Zone, in conversation with Gretchen Anthony, at Target Performance Hall at Open Book. This ticketed event is presented by Magers & Quinn Booksellers. Target Performance Hall, 6:30 p.m., $18.

Join SubText Books in the store for a reading with Matt Goldman for The Shallows. Book signing to follow! SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 6/12: Join SubText Books in the store for a reading with Steven Schild (These Humans), Nicole Borg (All Roads Lead Home), and Lee Henschel Jr. (The Long Passage). Book signing to follow! SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 6/13: Join SubText Books for a reading with Deborah Shapiro for The Summer Demands. Book signing to follow! SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.

Briallen Hopper presents Hard to Love, in conversation with V. V. Ganeshananthan and Sarah Gollust.  Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 6/14: Join Moon Palace Books for a reading with Ocean Vuong, followed by a conversation with Hieu Minh Nguyen. Moon Palace Books, 7 p.m., free.

Saturday 6/15: Join Moon Palace Books for a reading with Sean Knickerbocker, MS Harkness, and Will Dinski. Moon Palace Books, 7 p.m., free.

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Here’s a thing: The Rain Taxi Book Festival isn’t until October, but exhibitor registration is open now, so if you’re planning to have a presence at the festival, why not take advantage? It never hurts to plan ahead!

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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 →