Notable Twin Cities: 9/29–10/5


Sunday 9/29: Jon Steinman presents his book Grocery Story: The Promise of Food Co-ops in the Age of Grocery Giants. Eastside Food Co-op, 2 p.m., free.

Monday 9/30: The Mill City Reading Series will feature poetry from Merle Geode and torrin a. greathouse, nonfiction from Brooke White, and fiction from Asha Thanki. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 10/1: Kao Kalia Yang debuts her children’s book A Map into the World. East Side Freedom Library, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 10/2: Hawona Sullivan Janzen, Janna Knittel, Patricia Kirkpatrick, and Saymoukda Duangphouxay Vongsay read from their work. Upson Room, Walter Library, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 10/3: Graphic novelists Eleanor Davis and Kevin Huizenga present their books The Hard Tomorrow and The River at Night. Moon Palace Books, 7 p.m., free.

Amy Berkowitz (Tender Points) and Angela Hume (Middle Time) read from their work. Moon Palace Books, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 10/4: Fred Schmalz reads from his book Action in the Orchards with G.E. Patterson and Paula Cisewski. SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.

Saturday 10/5: Su Hwang presents her debut poetry collection Bodega with guest readings from D. Allen, Lisa Marie Brimmer, David Lawrence Grant, Roy Guzman, Michael Kleber-Diggs, Junauda Petrus-Nasah, Sun Yung Shin, and Michael Torres. Milkweed Editions, 3 p.m., free.

The Birchbark Books Reading Series celebrates its 10th anniversary with readings from James D. Autio, Deborah Keenan, Ed Bok Lee, Ronald P. Leith, Eric McKendry, Anna George Meek, Carter Meland, Susan Power, Sun Yung Shin, and Morgan Grayce Willow. Lake of the Isles Lutheran Church, 7 p.m., free.


And another thing: Sahan Journal is a new, nonprofit newsroom telling stories of immigrant life across the state. Check out their recent article about Somali authors in Minnesota.


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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 →