ON OUR MINDS
HERE, NOW is an extremely occasional reading series which brings together local writers, the published and unpublished, the celebrated and the secret. It's a celebration of writing craft and practice and the importance of books and writers in our community. Featuring, Reyna Eisenstark, Brian Dewan, Norman Douglas, Grace Bonner, Irene Mitchell, and hosted by Karen Schoemer.
Poets of intersecting identities come together from A Gathering of the Tribes and the Poetry Brothel to perform new work in assorted modes, including confessional, philosophical, humor, and drag.
Featuring: Molly Kirschner, Joanna Sit, Nicholas Oliver Moore, Luciann Berrios
An effective technique in poetry is to guide the reader on a journey that feels like you’re discovering together as opposed to resorting to a heavy-handed didactic approach. Guess and Check is not a collection of poetry, however, Rutkowski employs this tactic as we follow his protagonist on life’s obstacle-ridden path
Medrie MacPhee’s newest paintings are made from the shapes and contours of disassembled garments, giving “pattern painting” an entirely new meaning.
There are some Minnesotans who want to rebrand this state as North. It’s become something of a movement, and I can’t help but think how apt that is.
As the civil rights movement crept north, the debate became over who was baddest: Martin Luther King, Jr. or Malcolm X.