Under Purple Skies: The Minneapolis Anthology, was published this month, and launched at the WordPlay Book Festival. In his Minneapolis Star Tribune review, Weston Cutter said, ““In nearly every piece, I almost couldn’t help feeling a little Geiger-like clicking yes! as the city I know and love was described anew, over and over, in ways I’ve never seen articulated.”
Over the summer, and possibly into the fall, you’ll be able to hear writers from the anthology read and discuss their pieces at bookstores around town. Please join us to celebrate the collection and the city the made it possible at the following places:
MOON PALACE BOOKS: Sunday June 2, from 6-7:30/8. Come hear the following authors: Joshua Davies, Morgan Grayce Willow, John Rosengren, Steve Marsh, Peggy “Pearl” Zambory, Sandra Larson, Megan Kaplan, Jason Albert, Jay Botten, Julia Klatt Singer, Leif Petterson and more! See who’s coming here.
CONTENT BOOKS (NORTHFIELD): Wednesday June 5, 7pm, we’ll be heading south to Northfield hear Kao Kalia Yang, Doug Mack and Julia Klatt Singer. Facebook event page. Content Books page.
READING: NEXT CHAPTER (Music Themed) (Formerly known as Common Good Books): Friday June 7, 7pm We’ll be talking Bob Dylan and the 90s music scene with Eric Dregni, Leif Pettersen, and Lars Ostrom. Event Page here.
SUBTEXT BOOKS: Wednesday, July 17, 7pm, with Sarah Stonich, Peggy “Pearl” Zambory and Kevin Kling
MPR: Tuesday, July 23, 11am-12pm, With Steph Curtis, Laurie Hertzel and Kao Kalia Yang.
MAGERS & QUINN: Tuesday, July 23, 7pm, with Kelly Barnhill, Francine Tolf, Lindsay Neilsen and Jason Good. Event page here.
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