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January 2022

Sunday
30
3:00 PM

Join The Great Northern and Milkweed Editions for an in-person event celebrating Michael Kleber-Diggs and his debut poetry collection Worldly Things. Masks and proof of vaccination against COVID-19 are required. Free and open to the public, but registration is required. Register here!

IN-PERSON. Free, registration required.

Minneapolis, MN
Open Book Target Auditorium
1011 South Washington Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States

February 2022

Tuesday
1
5:00 PM

Award winning poet Michael Kleber-Diggs will return to the San Miguel Poetry Café in honor of Black History Month. Join him for a virtual reading and conversation on February 1st at 5pm CT. Register here!

VIRTUAL EVENT. Free and open to the public (donations encouraged). Central time.

Laredo, TX
San Miguel Literary Sala
N/A
Laredo, TX N/A
United States
Wednesday
2
7:00 PM

Join The Fireside Reading Series, one of The Friends’ longest-running and most popular events, for a virtual reading with Diane Wilson, author of The Seed Keeper. Register here!

VIRTUAL EVENT. Free and open to the public. Central Time.

Saint Paul, MN
Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library
N/A
Saint Paul, MN N/A
United States
Thursday
3
12:00 PM

Join environmentalist/composer Gabriela Lena Frank and writer/birder/conservationist J. Drew Lanham for a conversation on collaboration, sustainability, birds, and music; and for the announcement of their new work for orchestra set to premiere January 2024, commissioned by The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and The Great Northern, with generous support from Elizabeth and Justus Schlichting. The lunch hour event will feature three unique song settings, all using the same lines of poetry by Lanham, composed by Frank, performed by pianist Ahmed Anzaldua and mezzo-soprano Clara Osowski. Register here!

VIRTUAL EVENT. Central Time. 

Minneapolis, MN
The Great Northern
N/A
Minneapolis, MN N/A
United States
Monday
7
7:00 PM

Join Changing Hands Bookstore for a virtual writing workshop with Jennifer Huang, author of Return Flight. The workshop is $25 per person and space is limited; Register here!

VIRTUAL EVENT. Mountain time. $25 per person.

Tempe, AZ
Changing Hands Bookstore
N/A
Tempe, AZ N/A
United States
Tuesday
8
7:00 PM

Join Magers & Quinn for a virtual showcase of three poets' recent work! The evening will feature readings from Michael Bazzett (The Echo Chamber), Devon Walker-Figueroa (Philomath), and Christopher Salerno (The Man Grave). Register here!

VIRTUAL EVENT. Central time. Free and open to the public.

Minneapolis, MN
Magers & Quinn
N/A
Minneapolis, MN N/A
United States
Wednesday
9
7:00 PM

Join The Fireside Reading Series, one of The Friends’ longest-running and most popular events, for a virtual reading with Michael Kleber-Diggs, author of Worldly Things. Register here!

VIRTUAL EVENT. Free and open to the public. Central Time.

Saint Paul, MN
Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library
N/A
Saint Paul, MN N/A
United States
Friday
11
7:00 PM

Join Brian Tierney for the launch of Rise and Float at Green Apple Books on the Park! This is an in-person event, but a Zoom link will also be available to virtual guests. Tierney will be joined by William Brewer, Randall Mann, and Noah Warren. More details here!

IN-PERSON EVENT (Virtual option available). Pacific time.

San Francisco, CA
Green Apple Books on the Park
1231 9th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94122
United States
Wednesday
16
6:00 PM

How an inspiring author, Robin Wall Kimmerer, the power of independent bookstores, and word of mouth turned Braiding Sweetgrass into a publishing phenomenon.

Please join us for a panel discussion co-hosted by the NYU SPS Center for Publishing, NYU SPS Office of Alumni Relations and Milkweed Editions on the 2021-2022 NYU Reads selection, Braiding Sweetgrass. Learn how an indie book sold half a million copies and topped bestseller lists eight years after publication. Hear from the author, Milkweed Editions Publisher & CEO Daniel Slager, and Point Reyes bookstore owner Stephen Sparks share their insights into this remarkable story.

VIRTUAL EVENT. Free. Eastern Time.

New York City, NY
NYU SPS Center for Publishing
VIRTUAL EVENT
New York City, NY N/A
United States
Saturday
26
1:00 PM

Meet the authors featured in the Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library's Fireside Reading Series, including Diane Wilson and Michael Kleber-Diggs. Buy their books and enjoy a warm drink on the lawn of the Hamline Midway Library.

IN-PERSON EVENT. Free and open to the public. Central Time.

Saint Paul, MN
Hamline Midway Library Lawn
1558 W Minnehaha Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55104
United States

March 2022

Tuesday
8
6:00 PM

Join Nicky Beer at BookBar for the launch of Real Phonies and Genuine Fakes at 6pm MT! Nicky will be joined in conversation by Wayne Miller, author of We the Jury. Free and open to the public.

IN-PERSON EVENT. Free and open to the public. Mountain Time.

Denver, CO
BookBar
4280 Tennyson St.
Denver, CO 80211
United States
Monday
14
7:00 PM

Join poets Brian Tierney, Jay Deshpande, and Craig Morgan Teicher for a reading at KGB Bar in NYC. More details here!

IN PERSON EVENT. Eastern Time.

New York, NY
KGB Bar
85 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10003
United States
Thursday
17
7:00 PM

Join the Strand for a virtual reading with Jos Charles from her new collection a Year & other poems. Charles will be joined by fellow readers manuel arturo abreu and Julian Talamantez Brolaski. Register here!

VIRTUAL EVENT. Eastern Time. Free and open to the public.

New York, NY
Strand Bookstore
N/A
New York, NY N/A
United States
Saturday
19
9:00 AM

Join the Rosemount Writers Festival for a keynote speech delivered by author Faith Sullivan from 9 to 10 AM. Sullivan will sign books afterwards from 10 to 11 AM. More details here!

IN-PERSON EVENT. Central time. $15 to attend.

Rosemount, MN
Steeple Center
14375 S. Robert Trail
Rosemount, MN 55068
United States

April 2022

Friday
15
11:00 AM

Join Point Reyes Books for the virtual launch of Kerri ní Dochartaigh's Thin Places. Register here!

VIRTUAL EVENT. Free and open to the public. Pacific Time.

Point Reyes Station, CA
Point Reyes Books
N/A
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
United States