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Readings & Writers for April 15, 2018


Arrowhead Library System with MN Writes MN Reads, the Minnesota Author Project and Minnesota's other regional public library systems is seeking submissions of self-published Young Adult and Adult Fiction, through June 30. Each book must be self-published, in the genre of Young Adult Fiction or Adult Fiction, written by a Minnesota resident, available in either PDF or ePUB format. Multiple submissions are welcome. Authors can submit at Email for more information.


The Cloquet Public Library, 320 14th St., Cloquet, offers these One Book Northland events. Call (218) 879-1531.

• Library book club, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Discussion of "The Wind and the Drum."

• One Book Northland event screens the movie "Pathfinder," 6:15 p.m. Tuesday.

• One Book Northland author Katharine Johnson, 11 a.m. Saturday. Introduction by Marlene Wisuri of the Sami Cultural Center.

• One Book Northland screens the movie "The Cuckoo," 6:15 p.m. April 23.

• One Book Northland: You Might Be Sami If..." 11 a.m. April 28.

• One Book Northland screens the movie "Suddenly Sami," 6:15 p.m. April 30.

The Duluth Public Library offers these events. Go to or call (218) 730-4200/option 4.

• Toddler time, 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Duluth Public Library, green room.

• Story time, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, West Duluth branch library.

• Preschool story time, 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, Duluth Public Library.

• Squad Car story time, 3:45 p.m. every other Wednesday, Duluth Public Library Plaza.

• Preschool story time, 10:15 a.m. Thursday, Mount Royal branch library.

"Homefront/Battlefront," poems about growing up in Brule during World War II and poems about war and the Holocaust presented by Peggy Trojan and Jan Chronister, 1 p.m. today, Douglas County Historical Society, 1101 John Ave., Superior. Free.

Lake Superior Writers offers these events.

• Spring Cleaning for Your Poems, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Art on the Planet, 1413 Tower Ave., Superior. Free parking behind shop off of Banks Avenue. Cost: $35, $25 for members. Email Chris at to register.

• "Get that Grant!," final panel of this year's season that talks about grants available to writers in our area, 6-7 p.m. meet and greet with panel from 7-8:30 p.m. April 24, at Bent Paddle Brewing Co. taproom, 1832 W. Michigan St. Free.

Author Dianna Hunter reads from her book, "Wild Mares: My Lesbian Back-to-the-Land Life," 2 p.m. April 29, Peace United Church of Christ, 1111 N. 11th Ave. E.

30th Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards, 5-8:30 p.m. May 24, Northland Country Club, 3901 E. Superior St. Features book fair and reception from 5-6:30 p.m., speaker and wards from 6:30-8 p.m. and book fair from 8-8:30 p.m. Free. Call (218) 726-7889 or go to


Zenith Bookstore, 318 N. Central Ave., offers these events. Call (218) 606-1777.

• Children's story time, 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday.

• Author Alice Marks signs copies of her book, "Breaks," 2 p.m. Saturday.

• Pedal to D.C.: Day 3, Duluth with author Dave and Amy Freeman, 5-7 p.m. April 22 at Bent Paddle Brewing Co. in Duluth.

• Author Maya Rao presents "Great American Outpost: Dreamers, Mavericks and Making of an Oil Frontier," 7 p.m. April 26.

• Independent bookstore day, April 28.

• Brian Freeman signs copies of his book, "Alter Ego," noon to 2 p.m. May 1.

Barnes & Noble in the Miller Hill Mall offers these events. Call (218) 786-0710 or go to

• "Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth" story time, 11 a.m. Saturday.

• "Scientist, Scientist, Who Do You See?" story time, 11 a.m. April 28.

• John Sandford signs copies of his book, "Twisted Prey," 6 p.m. April 28.