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Climate Consciousness: A Crescendo of Women’s Voices

In 2009, I was dragged into a new reality — one in which restoring Minnesota’s Northwoods to its historical grandeur is not possible due to the state’s fast-warming climate.

  • 06/24/2020

St. Anthony Park Arts Festival

The 51st annual St. Anthony Park Arts Festival is a free, one day celebration of fine arts and community! The

  • 06/06/2020

Feminist Authors Crossing Lines

As part of the Loft’s Boundaries and Border Crossings theme, writer, artist, and educator Glenda Reed will host a reading

  • 04/26/2020
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35 years of Minnesota Women’s Press

Do you know how long ago Minnesota efforts to improve multicultural education began?

  • 04/24/2020
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Rewriting Music History to Include Women

I spent countless hours wandering the music section of the library, searching for clues, a little inspiration, and a quiet distraction from my impending deadlines.

  • 04/24/2020

“Heart on the Page: A Portable Writing Workshop” Book Launch

Eat My Words Bookstore123 13th Ave NE, MinneapolisBook reading followed by Q & A, book signing and light refreshments

  • 03/19/2020

“The Night Watchman” Book Release Celebration with Louise Erdrich

Plymouth Congregational Church 1900 Nicollet Ave S in Minneapolis Join Birchbark Books and Literary Witnesses for the premiere book release

  • 03/01/2020

“Heart on the Page: A Portable Writing Workshop” Book Launch

Official Launch and writing experience with proceeds to benefit Pathways: A Healing CenterThis reading will be held at Prairie Care

  • 02/18/2020
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Where We Begin

“The past is an inheritance, a gift, and a burden. It can’t be shirked. You carry it everywhere. There’s nothing for it but to get to know it.”
— Jill Lepore

  • 12/23/2019
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An Unknown Origin Story

On a January day in 2001, my mother and I sat together in the Gale Family Library at the Minnesota

  • 12/23/2019