– 07/16/2017

J. Drew Lanham, author of The Home Place, will appear at the 2017 Audubon Convention, a biennial event that brings together Audubon’s vast network of dedicated chapter, state, national, and international leaders. At 8:30 a.m., Lanham will present a plenary keynote address, followed at 10:00 a.m. by a book signing. At 10:30 a.m., he'll then engage in a Q&A with attendees.

– 05/29/2017

At dlr LexIcon, Tim Winton will discuss The Boy Behind the Curtain (Penguin AU, 2016), his deeply personal collection of true stories and essays that is a portrait of a life, a place, and a man.

– 05/19/2017

Dalia Rosenfeld will read from her debut story collection, The Worlds We Think We Know, at Prairie Lights bookstore.

– 05/07/2017

Bookends & Beginnings presents a culinary evening with Beth Dooley, who will also discuss her book In Winter's Kitchen. Admission includes one paperback copy of the book, plus a light menu of nibbles and two signature cocktails specially created for the event by Found's chef (and Minneapolis native) Nicole Pederson. 

– 04/18/2017

Rebecca Dunham will read from her latest poetry collection, Cold Pastoral, at Boswell Books.

– 04/12/2017

J. Drew Lanham, author of The Home Place, will present on "Finding Your Home: The Case for Place" at Moravian College as a part of their Intersections Between the Arts, Science, and the Environment speaker series.

– 04/06/2017

Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass, will give a presentation on "Stories That Last: Native American Traditions of Storytelling" at the Planet Forward Summit, discussing the rich tradition of storytelling in Native cultures that has resulted in stories that last — stories of culture, nature, and wisdom that are passed down through many generations. The two-day Planet Forward Summit will investigate effective sustainability storytelling and focus on how students, scientists, communicators, innovators, policymakers, and citizens of the earth ...

Announcing the 2017 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry Finalists!

We are pleased to announce the finalists of the 2017 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry! Presented in partnership by Milkweed Editions and the Lindquist & Vennum Foundation, the Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry seeks to support outstanding poets residing in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and South Dakota and bring their work to a national stage. This year, we received more than 200 submissions.

Ana Božičević

Born in Croatia in 1977, Ana is a poet, translator, teacher, and occasional singer. She is the author of Stars of the Night Commute (2009), the Lambda Award-winning Rise in the Fall (2013) and Joy of Missing Out, now out from Birds, LLC. She is the recipient of the 40 Under 40: The Future of Feminism award from the Feminist Press, and the PEN American Center/NYSCA grant for translating It Was Easy to Set the Snow on Fire by Zvonko Karanović, forthcoming from Phoneme Media. The anthology of translations The Day Lady Gaga Died: An Anthology of Newer New York Poets she co-edited with Željko Mitić appeared in Serbia in Fall 2011. She works and teaches poetry at BHQFU, New York’s freest art school.

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