Notable Twin Cities: 12/8–12/14
Sunday 12/8: Alex Messenger presents The Twenty-Ninth Day: Surviving a Grizzly Attack in the Canadian Tundra. Next Chapter Booksellers, 11 a.m., free.
Button Poetry presents Jared Singer’s Forgive Yourself These Tiny Acts of Self-Destruction, hosted by K McClendon. Honey, 7 p.m., $12 in advance/$15 at the door.
Monday 12/9: University of Minnesota Department of English faculty members Peter Campion and Michael Hancher will present their works in progress followed by group discussion. Lind Hall 270A, 3 p.m., free.
Write Night is a monthly opportunity for local writers to share workspace and check in with peers. Boneshaker Books, 6 p.m., free.
Tuesday 12/10: Will McGrath, author of Everything Lost Is Found Again, and Anika Fajardo, author of Magical Realism for Non-Believers, will read from their work. The Irreverent Bookworm, 7:30 p.m., free.
Wednesday 12/11: The TC 30+ Queer Book Club will be discussing Alison Bechdel’s Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama. Moon Palace Books, 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 12/12: Preeti Kaur Rajpal hosts a Poetry of Witness workshop, studying poems in the tradition of Carolyn Forché. East Side Freedom Library, 6:30 p.m., free.
Friday 12/13: Poets Su Smallen Love and Kris Bigalk will read from their work in Banfill-Locke’s art gallery. Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts, 7:30 p.m., free.
Saturday 12/14: Kate DiCamillo presents her new book, Beverly, Right Here. Next Chapter Booksellers, 11 a.m., free.
The Loft Literary Center presents If: A Very Star Wars Cabaret, featuring Shannon Gibney, Saymoukda Vongsay, and Luis Lopez. The Loft at Open Book, 7 p.m., $10.
And another thing: Check out Trylon Cinema’s winter series You Better Watch Out, a collection of Christmas horror movies, running every weekend through December 29th.
Please email any event listings you’d like to see to [email protected].
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