Notable Twin Cities: 11/3–11/9


Sunday 11/3: Trisha Low will read from her essay collection, Socialist Realism, and Stephanie Young will read from her newest poetry release, Pet Sounds. Moon Palace Books, 4 p.m., free.

Monday 11/4: Danielle Evans, the University of Minnesota’s Edelstein-Keller Visiting Writer, will read from her story collection, Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self. McNamara Alumni Center, 7 p.m., free.

Button Poetry Live’s November show features Ebony Stewart. Park Square Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $12 in advance/$15 at the door.

Tuesday 11/5: Poets Sharon Chmielarz, Donna Isaac, Dore Kiesselbach, and Ethna McKiernan will read from their recent work. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 11/6: Jaquira Díaz presents her memoir Ordinary Girls in conversation with Anika Fajardo, author of Magical Realism for Non-Believers: A Memoir of Finding Family. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 11/7: Minnesota Public Radio’s Talking Volumes presents Karen Armstrong, author of The Lost Art of Scripture: Rescuing the Sacred Texts. Fitzgerald Theater, 7 p.m., $32.

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. SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 11/8: Debbie Reese presents An Indigenous People’s History of the United States for Young People. Red Balloon Bookshop, 6:30 p.m., free.

Saturday 11/9: Will Dinski presents his new graphic novel, Holy Hannah, with M.S. Harkness, Tom Kaczynski, and Michael Homolka. Moon Palace Books, 4 p.m., free.


And another thing: The Saint Paul Almanac is accepting submissions for its 2020 edition—submit your St. Paul poem, story, or essay by November 4th!


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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 →