2015 Lit Festival

Grand Imitation (Bring your own chair)
2242 University Avenue West, Saint Paul, MN 55114, United States
Friday May 1st 2015
7:30 pm

Jefferson Hansen
Roslye Ultan
Anita White
Paula Cisewski
Cambria Jones
Jon Roloff

Musical performance by David Stein

Voices of the League
Sunday May 3rd
Details to be announced on website

Divinity and Humor
Richfield Community Center
7000 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55423, United States
Tuesday May 5th
7:00 pm

Hawona Sullivan Janzen
Catherine Dehdashti
Jeanne Lutz
Evan Kingston
Ron Palmer
Amy Salloway
James Bohen

Musical performance by Randy Duerr

One Death
Hillside Funeral Chapel
2600 19th Ave NE Minneapolis, MN
Friday May 8th 2015
7:00 pm

Lenora Drowns
Carolyn Holbrook
Gary Smith
Jeff Grapevine
Chris Title
Khary Jackson
Emmanuel Ortiz

Musical performance by Azure Anderson

Tales for Preschoolers – (A reading for toddlers)
Children’s Center Montessori,
1536 West Minnehaha Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55104, United States
Saturday May 9th
10:00 am

Anne Sawyer Aitch
Jill Wilbur Smith
Satish Jayaraj

Mothers and Daughters (Hosted by Wendy Brown-Baez)
Eat My Words Bookstore
1228 2nd Street Northeast, Minneapolis, MN 55413, United States
Sunday May 10th
3:00 pm

Wendy Brown-Baez
Julia Klatt Singer
Diane Pecoraro
Alyssa Whiting
Kate St Vincent Vogl
Dore Kiesselbach

For the Game
East Lake Craft Brewery (South East corner of the Midtown Global Market)
920 East Lake Street #G10, Minneapolis, MN 55407, United States
Monday May 11th
7:00 pm

Andrew Blissenbach
Kate Shuknecht
David Stein
Dara Syrkin
Jordan Wiklund
Linda White

Planes Trains and Electric Cars
Amplatz Children’s Hospital
2450 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55455
Tuesday May 12th 2015

Rebecca Ramsden
Peter Campion
Greg Watson
Sandra Larson
Janna Knittel
Nell Morningstar
Brian Baumgart
Peter Stein

Voices we Ignore
The Underground Music Cafe
1579 Hamline Avenue North, Falcon Heights, MN 55108
Tuesday May 12th 2015

Michael Kiesow Moore
Ethna Mckiernan
Jennifer Bowen Hicks
Louis Murphy
Deborah Keenan
Aundria Morgan

Musical guest to be announced

Talking to God
Subtext: A Bookstore
165 Western Avenue North, Saint Paul, MN 55102
Thursday May 14th
7:00 pm

Bronson Lemer
Ariana Sandford
Rodrigo Sanchez-Chavarria
William Ricci
Mindy Mejia
Chris Vaughan
Susan Power

Mirror Mirror on the Wall
Saint Thomas Academy
949 Mendota Heights Road, Mendota Heights, MN 55120
Saturday May 16th

Donna Isaac
Victoria Peterson
Another writer to be announced
Four student readings

Weird Wild and Wonderful (Part of a travelling art exhibit at the Arboretum)
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
MacMillan Auditorium
3675 Arboretum Dr, Chaska, MN 55318
Sunday May 17th

Bruce Peck
Cheryl Wilke
Susan Chambers
Satish Jayaraj
John Caddy

Musical Performance by Azure Anderson

Spectacular Journeys
Butter Bakery Cafe,
3700 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55409, United States
Monday May 18th

Jen Marsh
Pamela Schmid
Pauline Danforth
Patrick Werle
Tim Nolan
Mary Schmidt
Didi Koka

Musical guest Moon Like Mars

Dislocated Love (Adult oriented reading)
Solomon’s Porch,
100 West 46th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55419, United States
Wednesday May 20th
5:30pm doors open for dinner provided by Solomon’s Porch church memebers
7:00 pm

Kimberly Eridon
Victoria Peterson
Ryan Jordan
Chay Douphounxay
Eric Lorberer
Elizabeth Brenner
Sarah Rosemary
Barry Knight

Fractured Fairy Tales (Hosted by Ethna Mckiernan – Bring your own Chair or blanket)
The Lift Garage,
5925 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55419, United States
Thursday May 21st

Ethna Mckiernan
Jennifer Hernandez
Jenny Mcdougal
Lewis Mundt
Jeanne Lutz
Will Tinkham
Thomas Rohde

Musical guest MUUS

Eastern Migration
Coffee Shop Northeast,
2852A Johnson Street Northeast, Minneapolis, MN 55418
Saturday May 23rd
7:30 pm

Tami Mohammed Brown
Moheb Soliman
Sagirah Shahid
Satish Jayaraj
Pallavi Sharma Dixit
Sreekanth Bhaskaran
Venu Thayanithiy

War and Peace (Hosted by Wendy Brown-Baez)
Eat My Words Bookstore
1228 2nd St NE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55413
Sunday May 24th

Zoe Bird
Rich Broderick
Lee Henschel
Sarah Hayes
Wendy Brown-Baez

Animal Verse
Boneshaker Books
2002 23rd Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Tuesday May 26th
7:00 pm

Sandra Evans
Sarah Hayes
Francine Marie Tolf
Kristin Laurel
Sam Bohrman
David Stein
Mary Stein

Cahoots Coffee Bar
1562 Selby Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55104
Friday May 29th
7:30 pm

Matt Dahl
Amy Nash
Brian Mazo
Daniel Maurer
Anika Fajardo
Katrina Vandenburg

Mill City Museum
704 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Saturday May 30th
Bring your own Picnic at 12 reading at 12:30

Danny Klecko
Norita Dittberner-Jax
Rebecca Roepke
Carol Connolly
Doris Stengal
Patricia Van Ert

Body as Vehicle
3740 Chicago Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55407
Sunday May 31st
10:30 am

Haley Lasché
Maggie Ryan Sandford
Natalie Vestin
Nate Cannon
Nancy Cook
Christopher Gibson

Fireroast Café
3800 37th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55406
Monday June 1st
7:00 pm

Liza Docken
Kyle Adamson
Chris Martin
Darch Schummer
Chloe Stricklin
Stephanie Schultz
Dain Ingebretson

Home and Away
Black Dog Coffee and Wine Bar,
308 East Prince Street, Saint Paul, MN 55101, United States
Thursday June 4th
7:30 pm

Mary Harrold
Susan Narayan
Tracy Harris
River Urke
Roseanne Lloyd
Leslie Adrienne Miller

Musical Performance to be announced

The Emerald City (Rochester Reading)
Steam Cafe
315 S Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904,
Saturday June 6th
7:00 PM

Pam Whitfield
Kit Rohrbach
Tim Brennan
Ron Palmer
Catherine Dehdashti
Jeanne Lutz
Elizabeth Brenner

Mortality of Water (Outdoor reading)
Wood Lake Nature Ctr,
6710 Lakeshore Drive, Richfield, MN 55423, United States
Tuesday June 9th
7:00 pm

Karen I. Shragg
Ardie Medina
Linda White
James Bettendorf
Carolyn Williams-Noren
Annette Schiebout
Kate Lucas

Dreams here intertwined with Reality there
Dreamland Arts LLC
677 Hamline Avenue North, Saint Paul, MN 55104, United States
Wednesday June 10th
7:30 pm (doors open at 6:00)

Steve Mueske
Marge Barrett
Ted King
Philip Simondet
Laurel Smith
Alison Morse

Mother Earth
Learning & Environmental Sciences Building/Institute on the Environment
Room #380
Thursday June 11th
3:00 PM

Roslye Ultan
Vincent Moniz Jr.
Wendy Skinner
Donna Isaac
Vanessa Ramos
Paul Mattes

Duluth Reading
21 N Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802
Saturday June 13th
6:30 PM

Paul Peterson
Liz Minette
David Stein
Amy Blakeslee
Michelle Matthees

Musical guest to be announced

Fathers and Sons (Hosted by Wendy Brown Baez)
Eat My Words Bookstore
1228 2nd Street Northeast, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Sunday June 21st
3:00 PM

Brenda Bell Brown
Clarence White
Heidi Rivers Marshall
Jennifer Bowen Hicks
LouAnn Shepard Muhm

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