– 04/06/2019

Celebrate the state’s best books at the 2019 Minnesota Book Awards Ceremony. Readers, writers, and book-lovers from all over the state gather together for one incredible evening to honor stories of Minnesotans that connect us all. Wilder by Claire Wahmanholm is a finalist in the poetry category. 

– 03/15/2019

Get to know the 2019 Minnesota Book Awards finalists as authors from each category participate in panel discussions about their work. Wilder by Claire Wahmanholm is a finalist in the poetry category. 

– 02/13/2019

Andrea Brady and John James (The Milk Hours, 2019) will be reading at UC Berkely as a part of the Holloway Poetry Series. 

– 02/21/2019

Kelly J. Beard, 2017 Zone 3 Press Creative Nonfiction Book Award winner, and Janisse Ray (Ecology of a Cracker Childhood, 2015), writer, naturalist and activist, will read from their works at 8 p.m. Feb. 21 at Austin Peay State University. 

The reading – part of the Zone 3 Reading Series – is free and open to the public in Room 120 of the Art + Design Building. 

– 03/05/2019

In collaboration with Waiwai Collective, Native Books/Nā Mea Hawaiʻi, The Merwin Conservancy, & Milkweed Editions presents a gathering with writers and thinkers from HEARTH: A Global Conversation on Community, Identity, and Place, a multicultural anthology, edited by Annick Smith and Susan OʻConnor, published by Milkweed Editions.

Letʻs gather with writers Dr. Pualani Kanahele, Gretel Ehrlich and Frank Stewart to speak of our shared hearth. Moderated by Luana Busby & Maile Meyer.

– 02/18/2019

Join Mizna for an intimate evening of readings, light snacks, and music as they celebrate the publication of their 37th issue, which has a special Palestine theme, marking seventy years of the occupation of Palestine. Chile-based guest editor Ismail Khalidi will be joining for the occasion. There will also be readings by visiting authors Khaled Mattawa and Fargo Tbakhi, as well as local authors Bao Phi and Ed Bok Lee. They will also unveil the new design of the journal—part of Mizna’s new look as they commence their 20th year! Books available for sale by Milkweed Books.

– 04/03/2019

Poet Fady Joudah (Footnotes in the Order of Dissapearance, 2018) will be reading as part of the Sacred Arts Festival. Copies of Joudah's books will be available for purchase and signing.  

– 02/14/2019

Ada Limón (The Carrying, 2018) will read at Virginia Commonwealth University as a part of its Visiting Writers Series. She will be joined by Sarah Viren, author of MINE: Essays

– 02/14/2019

Karen Babine (All the Wild Hungers, 2019) will read at Beloit College.

– 02/09/2019

Join this daylong workshop taught by Janisse Ray (Ecology of a Cracker Childhood, 2015). This workshop is sponsored by the Golden Isles Art Association, a program of Big Read 2019.


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