Notable Twin Cities: 1/19–1/25


Sunday 1/19: Button Poetry presents The Willies by Adam Falkner. Icehouse, 7:30 p.m., $12 in advance/$15 at the door.

Tuesday 1/21: Readings by Writers presents Sharon Chmielarz, Warren Woessner, Brian Beatty, and Ahmed Ismail Yusuf. University Club of St. Paul, 7:30 p.m., free.

Wednesday 1/22: Candacy Taylor presents Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

The Fireside Reading Series presents William Kent Krueger’s This Tender Land. Hamline Midway Library, 7 p.m., free (registration required).

Thursday 1/23: Sheila O’Connor presents Evidence of V: A Novel in Fragments, Facts, and Fictions, examining the legacy of incarcerated girls in Minnesota history. East Side Freedom Library, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 1/24: Stephanie Land presents Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Peter Breen presents their poetry collection Everything Is a Container, with musical performances by Breen and Izzy Buckner. The Warming House, 7:30 p.m., free.


And another thing: The Saint Paul Winter Carnival is back for its 134th year, with ice sculptures, frozen bars, a puzzle contest, and more, running from January 23 through February 2.


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 →