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Cracked Walnut Literary Festival

Welcome to our annual visit to Prøve Gallery during the 2015 Cracked Walnut Literary Festival

Paul Peterson
Liz Minette
Satish P. Jayaraj
Amy Blakeslee
Michelle Matthees
Marcelle Jordan

Paul Peterson 
writes poetry and prose when he's not managing woodworking projects. He has been published in the journals Aqueous, re:Visions, and Proof Magazine. He volunteers with the Spirit Lake Poetry Series, the Rolling Readers of Duluth and Superior, and Neighborhood Youth Services.

Liz Minette
Liz Minette's recent poetry chapbook 'November' was published in 2014 by Little Cat Press. She films and edits video, dj's for the most awesome local radio station KUMD and gets her writing out into the world where she gets published sometimes.

Michelle Matthees 
Michelle Matthees' poems have appeared in Memorious, PANK, Prose Poem Project, Cider Press Review, and numerous other places. She is currently looking for a publisher for her first book-length collection "Flucht." She lives a half a block from the lake with her partner, the prose poet, Julie Gard.

This is the 28th of 29 that Cracked Walnut is hosting in the months of May and June for the Cracked Walnut Literary Festival 2015. Each reading has a unique title, features a different cadre of writers, and is happening in a different space in the Twin Cities. Reading are free and open to the public. Donations are appreciated and merchandise including chapbooks and author books will be available. Cash is preferred tender for authors

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund

Earlier Event: June 1
Tied By Water
Later Event: June 19
Rift Print Assembly