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Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 6:30 pm. Conversation with Shannon Gibney for book launch of her new novel The Girl I Am, Was, and Never Will Be.  Red Balloon Bookshop, St. Paul, MN. In person. More information

Where We Come From listed in “Best books to give for the holidays 2022” by Lisa Von Drasek. More info

September-November, Where We Come From art installation, Stars of the North Story Time Exhibit, MSP Terminal 1, Concourse C, near Gate C18. Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport, Minneapolis, MN. In-person. More info

Saturday, December 3, 8am  4pm. Vendor as Tyger Tyger studio. Summit Avenue Artisan Festival, St. Paul, MN. In-person.

Friday, December 2, 7 pm CST. Where We Come From reading and conversation. Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis MN. Free and open to the public. More info

Thursday, December 1, 3:30 – 5 pm CST. IAS Thursdays: The Politics of Futurity. Online. Registration requested

“The Limit Does Not Exist” with Betsy Aoki, Zeina Hashem Beck, Sun Yung Shin & Yanyi. Miami Book Fair. Sunday, November 20 @ 3:30 pm. More info

Saturday, November 12, 1 – 2:30 pm CST. Moving Beyond Rescue and Orphanhood panel. More info

October 29, 2 pm, Where We Come From reading, Wild Rumpus Books for Young Readers, Minneapolis, MN. In-person. More info

October 22, 8 am – 5 pm CST. Where We Come From on display, Story Stroll, Midtown Farmers Market, Minneapolis, MN. In-person. More info

October 15, 10:30 am, Where We Come From co-authors, Twin Cities Book Festival, St. Paul, MN. In-person. More info

October 14, 12:30 pm, author conversations, The Moveable Feast, Heartland Fall Forum, St. Louis, MO. In-person. More info

October 8, evening time tbd, Where We Come From book launch, Moon Palace Books, Minneapolis, Minnesota. In-person, masked. More info

October 6, 7 pm, poetry reading, Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality, St. Paul, Minnesota. In-person. More info

September 29, 5 pm, poetry reading, Moving Words, Park Rapids, Minnesota. In-person. More info

September 25, 4 pm, poetry reading, River’s Edge, Minneapolis, In-person. RSVP for address: rivers.edge.create@gmail.com

September 17, 1:45 pm, Where We Come From, Children’s Literature Book Festival, Anderson Center, Red Wing, Minnesota. In-person. More info

September 13, 12 pm, A Good Time for the Truth book discussion, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, (staff-only event). Virtual.

Reading from We Are Meant to Rise: Voices for Justice from Minneapolis to the World. Tuesday, August 30, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM (CST). Online. Free registration at Eventbrite

“Book recommendations that can teach you something new about all 50 states” : NPR

6/21/22, 5 pm — Loft Leadership Gathering Circle, Minneapolis, private event 

6/13/22  — Many Faces of White Bear Lake area, WWHF reading, with Senah and Roy. 6:30-7 pm: Book signing, 7-8 pm: Author discussion, 8 – 8:30: Questions of Authors. Mahtomedi High School Chautauqua Fine Arts Center, FREE with a suggested $10 donation. Books will be able for purchase.

See The Wet Hex in Lit Hub’s “The Ten Best Book Covers of June”

5/19/22, 5:30 pm Carleton College, Benedict Distinguished Lecturer Talk, Northfield, private event

4/30, Saturday, 12-2 pm We Are Meant to Rise virtual panel discussion hosted by Tru Arts Speaks

4/25, Mon — Mankato Blue Earth Library reading, 7pm, Mankato, Minnesota.

4/25, Mon — Minnesota Humanities Center, “Reflection and Renewal through Poetry,” WWHF Storytelling Circle, 6 pm, VIRTUAL (Sun Yung Shin appearing via prerecorded segment)

4/24, Sun — The Long Devotion, Mercy Street. 6 pm, VIRTUAL. Details TBA.

4/12, Tues —  Minnesota Voices Book Club: What We Hunger For, Stearns County History Center, 6:30 pm, VIRTUAL 

4/9, Sat — Moderating Middle Grade & YA novelists panel for the Adoptee Literary Festival, with authors Mariama J. Lockington, Kosoko Jackson, Meredith Ireland, VIRTUAL & free! 

4/6, Wed —  Facebook live, “We Are Meant to Rise” reading and panel discussion, with More than a Single Story, Hamline U, Carolyn Holbrook, Erin Sharkey, Kevin Yang. 7 pm, VIRTUAL.