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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:

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.