Notable Twin Cities: 8/11–8/17


Sunday 8/11: SubText’s Poetry Book Club will discuss The Tradition by Jericho Brown. SubText Bookstore, 3 p.m., free.

Monday 8/12: Write Night is a monthly gathering where writers can share space and work on projects together. Boneshaker Books, 6 p.m., free.

Tuesday 8/13: Books & Bars will host a discussion of There There by Tommy Orange. Moon Palace Books, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 8/14: Louie Kemp presents his memoir Dylan & Me: 50 Years of Adventures, a memoir on the author’s lifelong friendship with Bob Dylan. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m. free.

Thursday 8/15: Galit Gottlieb presents her mystery debut, Battered: A Whipped and Sipped Mystery. Once Upon a Crime, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 8/16: Louis Alemayehu performs his poems accompanied by jazz trumpeter Alex Grothe. Gandhi Mahal Restaurant, 7:30 p.m., $5–25 sliding scale.


And another thing: Applications are open for next year’s Minnesota Book Awards judges. Interested? Apply by September 13!


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Ellen Fee is a writer, teaching artist, and youthworker focused on creative writing and arts education. Ellen graduated from the University of Minnesota and lives in St. Paul. Her work has appeared in Corbel Stone Press, Apeiron Review, and The Caterpillar, among others. You can follow her @ellenkfee on Twitter and Instagram. More from this author →