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300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401
300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401
801 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55402
Big Brain Comics (0.5 miles)
1027 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN
1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55415
250 3rd Ave. North, Minneapolis, MN 55101
1000 LaSalle Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403
700 On the Mall (Lower Level), Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402-2114
1101 Harmon Place, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Mayday Books (0.9 miles)
301 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454
229 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55455
309 19th Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55455
309 19th Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55455
309 19th Avenue S., Mineapolis, MN 55455
309 19th Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55455
309 19th Avenue S., Minneapolis, 55455 MN
309 19th Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55455
309 19th Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55455
1501 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403
1314 E. Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404
2001 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454
222 - 21st Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55455
222 - 21st Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55455
222 - 21st Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55455
222 - 21st Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55455

Local events

Mar
5
William Kent Krueger
Micawber's Books, Thursday, March 5 at 7pm
William Kent Krueger is the award-winning author of thirteen novels in the Cork O’Connor mystery series, including Trickster’s Point and Tamarack County. He lives in the Twin Cities with his family. Visit his website at WilliamKentKrueger.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Mar
5
Kim Harrison will be promoting The Undead Pool
Kim Harrison will be promoting The Undead Pool (added from HarperCollins)
Mar
5
Quan Barry
SubText: a Bookstore, Thursday, March 5 at 7pm
Quan Barry (She Weeps Each Time You're Born)

Born in Saigon and raised on Boston’s north shore, Quan Barry is a professor of English at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the author of four poetry books; her third book, Water Puppets, won the AWP Donald Hall Prize for Poetry and was a PEN/Open Book finalist. She has received NEA Fellowships in both fiction and poetry, and her work has appeared in such publications as Ms. and The New Yorker. Barry lives in Wisconsin. (added from Random House)… (more)
Mar
6
William Kent Krueger
William Kent Krueger is the award-winning author of thirteen novels in the Cork O’Connor mystery series, including Trickster’s Point and Tamarack County. He lives in the Twin Cities with his family. Visit his website at WilliamKentKrueger.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Mar
6
Keith Ellison
Addendum Books, Friday, March 6 at 7pm
Keith Ellison is a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party. He is the first Black Muslim elected to the U.S. Congress and the first African American elected to the House from Minnesota. He is also the co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and one of the organizers behind the 1995 Million Man March. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Mar
7
Susan Froetschel
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Maple Grove, Saturday, March 7 at 00am
Susan Froetschel (Fear of Beauty, Allure of Deceit)

Susan Froetschel is the author of five novels--Allure of Deceit, Fear of Beauty (nominated for a Mary Higgins Clark Award), Alaska Gray, Interruptions, and Royal Escape. In addition, she has written articles for the New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, Barron's, and many other publications. She has taught at Yale University and Southern Connecticut State University, and she is currently a consultant editor for YaleGlobal Online at the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization. (added from Random House)… (more)
Mar
9
Kids Read Book Club
Red Balloon Bookshop, Monday, March 9 at 6:30pm
Hey kids! If you are in 3rd or 4th grade (or have the equivalent reading level) and love to read, you and your favorite grown-up are invited to join the brand new Kids Read Book Club at Red Balloon! Every 2nd Monday you and your grown-up (parent, grandparent, aunt uncle, etc) will discuss a great book with the group, have snacks, and make new friends. Let's discover our new favorite books together!

March's selection is The Name of this Book is Secret by Pseudonymous Bosch. Please call 651-224-8320 or email Kate, newsletter@redballoonbookshop.com, with questions and to sign up.

DATE: Monday, March 9 TIME: 6:30 pm PLACE: Red Balloon Bookshop (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Mar
9
Minnesota Emerging Writers' Grant Informational Session: Rochester
The Loft Literary Center, Monday, March 9 at 6:30pm
Emerging Writers Grant Informational Session and Q and A: Rochester
C4's Creative Salon
324 First Ave SW, 55902

Coffee provided
Free but attendees must pre-register by emailing bphi@loft.org
Co-sponsored by C4

The Minnesota Emerging Writers’ Grant provides writers financial support and professional assistance to develop and implement multifaceted plans to help them with their artistic endeavors.

Winners will be selected to receive grants of up to $10,000 to underwrite projects of their own design. The total amount that can be awarded is $38,000. The total number of winners will be dependent on the requests. Typically, four writers are awarded grants.

Applications are accepted from Minnesota poets, prose writers, children's authors, and spoken word poetry artists. Applications are not accepted in the following genres: monologues, scripts, screenplays, journalism, academic, education, business, or self-help.

Loft Program Director Bao Phi will be in Rochester to conduct a free informational session and Q and A about the Emerging Writers Grant. The session is free but please pre-register by sending an email to bphi@loft.org. (The_Loft_Library)
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Event location: C4's Creative Salon
Mar
9
Reif Larsen
Magers & Quinn Booksellers, Monday, March 9 at 7pm
Reif Larsen

Reif Larsen's first novel, The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet, was a New York Times bestseller and has been translated into twenty-seven languages. A Montana Honor book, The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet was a finalist for the IndieBound Award, was short-listed for the Guardian First Book Award and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and is currently being released as a film in France and the United States. (added from Random House)… (more)
Mar
10
Poetry Out Loud Semi-Finals
The Loft Literary Center, Tuesday, March 10 at 10am
Tuesday, March 10 & Wednesday, March 11, 2015
10 a.m.–1 p.m. Regional 1 (Performance Hall)
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Creative Writing Class 1
1:00–1:45 p.m. Brown Bag Lunch (the Loft will not provide lunch)
2–5 p.m. Regional 2 (Performance Hall)
3–4:30 p.m. Creative Writing Class 2
6–7 p.m. Poetry Reading in the Performance Hall (The_Loft_Library)
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Mar
10
Anya Von Bremzen
Anya Von Bremzen (Mastering the art of Soviet cooking)

Anya Von Bremzen is one of the most accomplished food writers of her generation: the winner of three James Beard awards; a contributing editor at Travel + Leisure magazine; and the author of five acclaimed cookbooks, among them The New Spanish Table, The Greatest Dishes: Around the World in 80 Recipes, and Please to the Table: The Russian Cookbook (coauthored by John Welchman). She also contributes regularly to Food & Wine and Saveur and has written for The New Yorker, Departures, and the Los Angeles Times. She divides her time between New York City and Istanbul. From the Hardcover edition. (added from Random House)… (more)
Mar
11
RF Story Time Pigs
Great River Regional Library - Rockford, Wednesday, March 11 at 11:15am
Join us for crafts, activities, stories and songs.

Categories: Story Time, Pre-schoolers (added from RSS Feed)
Mar
12
Poetry Out Loud State Competition
The Loft Literary Center, Thursday, March 12 at 11:30am
The Loft is excited to be managing Poetry Out Loud for the state of Minnesota as part of our mission to inspire a passion for literature. One high-school student from this state competition will go on to represent Minnesota at the 2014 Poetry Out Loud National Finals this April in Washington, DC. (The_Loft_Library)
Event location: Pohlad Hall, Minneapolis Central Library
Mar
13
Mentor Series Reading: Kao Kalia Yang
The Loft Literary Center, Friday, March 13 at 7pm
The 2014–15 Loft Mentor Series in Poetry and Creative Prose presents nonfiction mentor Kao Kalia Yang reading along with program participants Rhea Davison-Edwards (poetry) and Kinzy Janssen (nonfiction).

Kao Kalia Yang, author of The Latehomecomer, is the co-founder of a company dedicated to helping immigrants with writing, translating, and business services. Yang is a graduate of Carleton College and Columbia University. She is currently working on her second manuscript, Still, Fluttering Heart: The Second Album. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Kao Kalia Yang is a teacher, public speaker, and writer.

Rhea Davison-Edwards has a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Minnesota and an MFA from Minnesota State University-Mankato. In her writing, she seeks to write honestly and openly about real-life struggles, while also creating and sustaining hope. She has primarily worked in nonfiction and fiction, but she’s thrilled to have the opportunity to focus on the art and craft of poetry, with the help of great mentors and the company of fellow mentees.

Kinzy Janssen is an editor, blogger, and poet living in Saint Paul whose work has been published in Wisconsin People & Ideas, Volume One, and Innisfree Poetry Journal. She is currently social media editor at The Riveter Magazine. She’s always in the mood for karaoke and craft beer, and fancies herself a gardener after one semi-successful year. She loves musing about the Midwest and its boundaries, regionalisms, and weather. (The_Loft_Library)
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Mar
14
Saturday Spanish Storytime
Red Balloon Bookshop, Saturday, March 14 at 10:30am
Come to Red Balloon for a special Saturday edition of Spanish Storytime, brought to you by Language Sprout Learning Centers! Sing songs, say rhymes, and hear stories, all performed en Español! Enjoy a themed craft to complete the fun. Ven, te esperamos! (Recommended for ages birth-3)

Since 2003, the Language Sprout Learning Center has partnered with children, parents, and schools throughout the Twin Cities to revolutionize multilingual education in Minnesota. Start learning a foreign language today! www.languagesprout.com

DATE: Saturday, Mar 14 TIME: 10:30 am PLACE: Red Balloon Bookshop (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
14
EQ: Nimo Farah
The Loft Literary Center, Saturday, March 14 at 8pm
Nimo H. Farah uses language to express things she finds too confusing. Her current undertaking is to develop her skills as an orator while blending Somali and English. She thinks herself charming and hilarious in the Somali language, but rarely does that humor translate into English. Her poetry and short stories have been published in Water~Stone Review, the Saint Paul Almanac, and the Loft Inroads chapter book. As a storyteller she has shared her words at the Black Dog Café, the Loft, and Pillsbury House. She co-founded SALLI, a nonprofit organization promoting art and literature in the Somali community, and is currently a Loft Spoken Word Immersion Fellow and a 2014 Bush Fellow. (The_Loft_Library)… (more)
Mar
16
Minnesota Emerging Writers' Grant Informational Session: Bemidji
The Loft Literary Center, Monday, March 16 at 5:30pm
Emerging Writers Grant Informational Session and Q and A: Bemidji
Watermark Art Center
426 Bemidji Avenue North, 56601

Coffee provided
Free but attendees must pre-register by emailing bphi@loft.org
Co-sponsored by Watermark Art Center

The Minnesota Emerging Writers’ Grant provides writers financial support and professional assistance to develop and implement multifaceted plans to help them with their artistic endeavors.

Winners will be selected to receive grants of up to $10,000 to underwrite projects of their own design. The total amount that can be awarded is $38,000. The total number of winners will be dependent on the requests. Typically, four writers are awarded grants.

Applications are accepted from Minnesota poets, prose writers, children's authors, and spoken word poetry artists. Applications are not accepted in the following genres: monologues, scripts, screenplays, journalism, academic, education, business, or self-help.

Loft Program Director Bao Phi will be in Bemidji to conduct a free informational session and Q and A about the Emerging Writers Grant. The session is free but please pre-register by sending an email to bphi@loft.org. (The_Loft_Library)
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Event location: Watermark Art Center
Mar
16
Teens Read Book Club
Red Balloon Bookshop, Monday, March 16 at 6:30pm
Do you want to read something new? Really new? Not-even-available-to-the-public new? Then join Red Balloon Bookshop’s Teens Read Book Club, open to teens in 8th-12th grade! Every month, each teen participant will select one Advanced Reader Copy (ARC) of an upcoming book, write a short review, and come back the next month to talk about it. Other opportunities include planning author events and book parties, volunteering at the store, blogging, and more. Come to hang with friends, eat snacks, and discover your next favorite book! Questions? Call Red Balloon at 651-224-8320 or email Amy at events@redballoonbookshop.com.

Update: Teens Read Book Club is currently full, but please call or email to join the waiting list!

DATE: Monday, March 16 TIME: 6:30-8:00 pm PLACE: Red Balloon Bookshop (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
17
Owen Laukkanen
Once Upon a Crime, Tuesday, March 17 at 7pm
Owen Laukkanen

After graduation, Owen Laukkanen answered a Craigslist ad—and for the next three years, he was the tournament reporter for a poker website, traveling from the luxurious casinos of Monaco and Macau to the sketchiest card rooms of Atlantic City. A resident of Vancouver, he is now at work on a third book featuring Stevens and Windermere. (added from Random House)… (more)
Mar
18
RF Story Time Jungle
Great River Regional Library - Rockford, Wednesday, March 18 at 11:15am
Join us for crafts, activities, stories and songs.

Categories: Story Time, Pre-schoolers (added from RSS Feed)
Mar
19
Chapter & Verse Book Club
Red Balloon Bookshop, Thursday, March 19 at 6:30pm
Chapter & Verse is a national book club for children’s literature enthusiasts who wish to discuss children’s and young adult fiction, nonfiction, picture books, and poetry. They meet the third Thursday of every month at Red Balloon and are sponsored by Winding Oak.

In March, we'll discuss two books about dance and matters of the spirit: A Time to Dance by Padma Venkatraman and José: Born to Dance by Susannah Reich, illustrated by Raúl Colón. Peg Leg Bates is referred to in Padma's book: you might wish to read Knockin' on Wood: Starring Peg Leg Bates by Lynne Barason as well. Do you have favorite books about dance or disability to share with your discussion group? You may wish to talk about the paucity of books on faith and religion published in mainstream children's literature. And how do these books add to the depth of diversity?

DATE: Thursday, Mar 19 TIME: 6:30 - 8:00 pm PLACE: Red Balloon Bookshop (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
19
Third Thursday: Art + Lit
The Loft Literary Center, Thursday, March 19 at 7pm
Get bookish and experience art through a literary lens at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

COLLABORATE on a social story with The Loft Literary Center.
BUILD A BOOK with Minnesota Center for Book Arts.
GET POETIC with Coffee House Press.
TAKE IN the wonder of Rockstar Storytellers.
WITNESS the unveiling of new designs for Little Free Libraries. (The_Loft_Library)
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Event location: Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Mar
19
Guys Read Book Club
Red Balloon Bookshop, Thursday, March 19 at 7pm
Attention Boys! If you’re a guy in 5th - 7th grade, then you’re welcome to join the Guys Read Book Club at Red Balloon. Every month the group will pick an awesome book to read and talk about. Bring along a male adult. Dad. Brother. Uncle. Cousin. Neighbor. Friend. Etc. (Because believe it or not, they were once boys too!)

March's book selection is Gone by Michael Grant. For more info and to sign up, please call Red Balloon: 651-224-8320.

DATE: Thursday, March 19 TIME: 7:00 pm PLACE: Red Balloon Bookshop (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
20
Minnesota Book Awards: Meet the Finalists
The Loft Literary Center, Friday, March 20 at 6:30pm
Looking for some great reads? Join the Minnesota Book Awards and The Loft Literary Center for a celebration of this year’s finalist books on Friday, March 20, 6:30 p.m. At this popular annual event, finalists from each of the eight award categories gather to share brief excerpts from their books, followed by complimentary wine and light refreshments, book sales, and signings. Get some great ideas for your reading list and meet authors, including Allen Eskens, Ray Gonzalez, Nicole Helget, Julie Klassen, Jim Lenfestey, Larry Millett, Margi Preus, Lori Sturdevant, Mike Wohnoutka, and more! This event is free and open to the public. Finalist books will be for sale by Magers & Quinn.

Award winners will be announced at the 27th Annual Minnesota Book Awards Gala on Saturday, April 18, at the historic St. Paul Union Depot, 214 Fourth Street East. The opening reception begins at 7 p.m., followed by the awards ceremony at 8 p.m. Tickets are $50 and are available by visiting www.thefriends.org or calling 651-222-3242. (The_Loft_Library)
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Mar
21
Storytime with Como Zoo
Red Balloon Bookshop, Saturday, March 21 at 10:30am
Join a member of Como Zoo for an lively storytime, complete with a special animal guest. Save the date; more details coming soon!

DATE: Saturday, March 21 TIME: 10:30 am PLACE: Red Balloon Bookshop (added from IndieBound)
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