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Blackberry Cobbler and Book Talk with Donna Vorreyer

Poet Donna Vorreyer (The Imagined Life of the Pioneer Wife, 2013 and Encantado, 2015) was recently featured on Sundress Academy for the Art's CookBook, a video series from SAFTA.  She and host Darren C. Demaree discuss her award-winning cobbler recipe, her new book Every Love Story is an Apocalypse Story (Sundress Publications, 2016), her current projects, and the importance of community.  You can check it out here.

Merie Kirby presenting at the Northwest Art Center's lecture series - Monday, October 3, 2016 at 7:00 pm

NAC Lecture Series: "Confronting Trouble: Finding Solace"
Monday, October 3, 2016 7:00 pm

Aleshire Theater, Hartnett Hall
Minot State University
500 University Avenue West
Minot ND 58707

The Northwest Art Center's 2016-17 lecture series continues Monday, October 3, at 7:00 pm in Aleshire Theater with "Confronting Trouble: Finding Solace" presented by Merie Kirby.  Kirby, of Grand Forks, is the 2016 recipient of the ND Council on the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship in Literature.

The lecture is free and open to the public, and parking is unrestricted.  An informal reception will follow the program.  This project is supported in part by a grant from the North Dakota Council on the Arts, which receives funding from the state legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.

An Evening of Fine Wine and Fine Books at Minnesota Center for the Book Arts - Friday, October 7, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Minnesota Center for the Book Arts is hosting its eleventh annual Evening of Fine Wine and Fine Books.  This year's event will be dedicated to fostering the collection of artist's books.  Guests can sample a variety of wines and cheeses while browsing the latest offerings from local and international book artists.  

The event will take place Friday, October 7 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at The Shop at MCBA (1011 Washington Ave South #100, Minneapolis MN 55415).  

Red Bird Chapbooks will be featuring a selection of our titles at the event.  

More details are available here.

Gathered Bones are Known to Wander Book Launch Party - Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 7:30 pm

Amy Stauss Friedman will be reading from her new poetry chapbook Gathered Bones are Known to Wander on Thursday, October 13 at 7:30 pm at Women & Children First Bookstore (5233 N Clark Street, Chicago IL 60640).  Special guests include Toni Nealie and Jessica Walsh.

More details are available here.


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