Notable Twin Cities: 10/13–10/19


Sunday 10/13: Rob Mitchell hosts Button Poetry’s Year in Review show. Icehouse, 7:30 p.m., $12 in advance/$15 at the door.

Monday 10/14: YA authors Rosaria Munda (Fireborne), Tochi Onyebuchi (War Girls), and Natalie C. Parker (Steel Tide) will host Penguin Teen Game Night. Red Balloon Books, 6 p.m., $18.

Write Night is a monthly event for writers to check in, discuss their work, and share space for writing together. Boneshaker Books, 6 p.m., free.

Tuesday 10/15: Shannon Gibney and Kao Kalia Yang present What God Is Honored Here?: Writings on Miscarriage and Infant Loss by and for Native Women and Women of Color. Open Book, 6 p.m., free.

Wednesday 10/16: October’s Poets & Pints features Amy Coulombe, King October, K McClendon, and Jen Harris. Sisyphus Brewing, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 10/17: Read and Response presents readings by Tim Blighton, Lynette Reini-Grandell, Erin Sharkey, Venus DeMars, and Joe Davis, plus an open mic. SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 10/18: Jeannie Vanasco presents her memoir Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was a Girl in conversation with Angela Pelster. Milkweed Books, 7 p.m., free. 

Saturday 10/19: Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop’s annual reading features work from incarcerated writers read by instructors, friends, and family members of the authors. Klas Center, Hamline University, 7 p.m., free.


And another thing: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts’s newest exhibit is Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975, with a local focus on the perspectives of Southeast Asian artists 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 →