Notable Twin Cities: 3/1–3/7

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Sunday 3/1: Birchbark Books and Literary Witnesses present Louise Erdich and her new novel, The Night Watchman. Plymouth Congregational Church, 4 p.m., free.

Poets Marlin M. Jenkins, Sara Wainscott, Molly Spencer, Jennifer Kwon Dobbs, and Sonia Greenfield present their new books with an evening of poetry and snacks. Moon Palace Books, 7 p.m., free.

Monday 3/2: Button Poetry Live presents K McClendon and TaneshaNicole. Park Square Theater, 7:30 p.m., $12 in advance/$15 at the door.

Arthur Phillips presents his novel The King at the Edge of the World, a 16th-century espionage thriller. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 3/3: The Twin Cities Artful Book Club will discuss An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro. Hopkins Center for the Arts, 6:30 p.m., free.

Wednesday 3/4: Jacob Tobia presents Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story. Next Chapter Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Kawai Strong Washburn presents Sharks in the Time of Saviors. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 3/5: One Shot Comics book club will discuss I Was Their American Dream by Malaka Gharib. Moon Palace Books, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 3/6: The Twin Cities DSA Socialist Feminist Branch presents Jenny Brown and her newest book, Without Apology: The Abortion Struggle Now. Moon Palace Books, 7 p.m., free.

Saturday 3/7: Newbery Medal-winning author Linda Sue Park presents her latest middle-grade novel, Prairie Lotus. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 3 p.m., free.

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And another thing: Trivia for Cheaters is a bar-style trivia competition that doubles as a fundraiser for young Twin Cities authors. Learn more and register your team here.

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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 →