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Jun 5

Under Purple Skies: The Minneapolis Anthology at Content Bookstore

featuring Kao Kalia Yang '03 and Doug Mack '03

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
7:00 – 8:30 pm / Content Bookstore
map of <em>Under Purple Skies: The Minneapolis Anthology</em> at Content Bookstore

314 Division Street Northfield, MN 55057

The Cannon Valley Carleton Club
invites you to

Under Purple Skies:
The Minneapolis Anthology

at Content Bookstore

featuring Kao Kalia Yang '03
and Doug Mack '03

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Content Bookstore
314 Division Street
Northfield, MN 55057

Join us at Content Bookstore as some of the best writers in Minneapolis share what they love about their city! Under Purple Skies editor Frank Burns will be here along with authors Kao Kalia Yang '03, Doug Mack '03, and Julia Klatt Singer (St. Olaf '85) to show listeners why in recent years Minneapolis has become a literary powerhouse.

Under Purple Skies: The Minneapolis Anthology collects some of the most exciting work being done in, or about, Minneapolis and the Twin Cities area, with narrative threads that stretch back not just to Scandinavia but across the world. The writers in this collection have won or been shortlisted for the Newbery Award, the Man Booker Prize, the Pulitzer, the Caldecott Award, the National Book Award, the Minnesota Book Award, and many others. Contributors include Kelly Barnhill, Marlon James, Michael Perry, Bao Phi, Danez Smith, Shannon Gibney and many more, alongside new and first-time writers.

Cost: Free

No RSVPs needed.

Questions? Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni-office@carleton.edu or 800-729-2586.

Under Purple Skies bookcover 

Sponsored by Carleton Clubs. Contact: Krista Herbstrith, Alumni Relations, x4554