Notable Twin Cities: 12/1–12/7


Sunday 12/1: Artist and author Tanya Zabinski presents Peace, Love, Action! Everyday Acts of Goodness from A to Z, a book for young readers. Birchbark Books, 3 p.m., free.

Monday 12/2: TakeAction Minnesota and Women for Political Change present Repro Zine Night, an evening of zine making and sharing with a focus on reproductive rights. Moon Palace Books, 6 p.m., free.

Button Poetry’s December show features Daniel Monday. Park Square Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $12 in advance/$15 at the door.

Tuesday 12/3: Kelly Barnhill, Adam Regn Arvidson, Lindsay Nielsen, Megan Kaplan, Morgan Grayce Willow, Jason Albert, and Eric Dregni will read from their pieces in Under Purple Skies: The Minneapolis Anthology. The Irrevrent Bookworm, 7 p.m. free.

Wednesday 12/4: Katie Vagnino presents Masters of Poetry: Mary Oliver, the final class in her series. Boneshaker Books, 6 p.m., $30 (or pay what you can).

Thursday 12/5: Warren Woessner presents his new collection Exit Sky, with guests Lynette Reini-Grandell, Jim Lenfestey, and Tim Nolan. SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 12/6: Bao Phi will read from his two picture books, A Different Pond and My Footprints. Winding Trail Books, 5:30 p.m., free.

Saturday 12/7: 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, joined by Dania Rajendra, Taiyon Coleman, and Catherine Squires. East Side Freedom Library, 7 p.m., free.


And another thing: Apply to teach a youth writing class in the Loft’s summer program—opportunities range from 6-year-olds to teen writers. Submit your class proposal by Monday!


Please email any event listings you’d like to see to [email protected].


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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 →