The secret reading lives of local authors revealed
torrin greathouse, author of the poetry collection Wound from the Mouth of a Wound, talks about pushing poetic forms, making space for the stories of trans women, and what book saved their life.
The author of the work of nonfiction Booth Girls: Pregnancy, Adoption, and the Secrets We Kept, discusses the role of oral history in literature, how the pandemic shaped her writing practice, and the authors she simply cannot miss.
Saint Paul based poet, essayist, and author of the new poetry collection
Worldly Things, talks about the writers that inspired him, freeing his writing from a plan, and the resiliency of the human spirit.
Dakota writer, speaker, and author of the new book The Seed Keeper, tells us about her favorite writers, her converted writing studio, and why A Wrinkle in Time inspired her as a young activist.
Minneapolis born and raised author of Northernmost, talks about Hemingway, writing his way across America, and the inseparability of reading and writing.
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