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The Loft's Virtual Wordplay!

The Loft's Virtual Wordplay, presented by St. Catherine University and the Star Tribune, will take place April 7–May 9. More than 100 authors across multiple digital channels, all from the comfort of your socially distanced home.

Wordplay 2020 Lineup
Loft Events

Upcoming Loft events are listed below.

Most events allow for advanced ticket purchases. Advanced tickets guarantee a general admission seat and help cover the Loft's costs to host the event. Advanced tickets are non-refundable. Pay-what-you-can tickets are available at the door 30 minutes prior to most events on a first-come, first-served basis. No one turned away for lack of funds.

Date
Time
2 p.m.-3 p.m.
UnCHARTed Territory: Claire Comstock-Gay's weekly chart and chat Wordplay series, this week features C Pam Zhang

Every week of Wordplay 2020, Claire Comstock-Gay will read a Wordplay author’s star chart and do a mini interview with that author. This week, Comstock-Gay will speak with Capricorn C Pam Zhang in the first installment of this series.

Price
Free
Location
Online
Wordplay2020 - ComstackGay Zhang Event Graphic
Date
Time
2 p.m.-4 p.m.
BOUNDARIES & BORDERS: Feminist Authors Crossing Lines
As part of the Loft's Boundaries and Border Crossings theme, writer, artist, and educator Glenda Reed will host a virtual reading and panel discussion with feminist authors Ann Bancroft, V.V. Ganeshananthan, Carolyn Holbrook, and Ellie Krug.
Boundaries-Borders
Date
Time
7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Mentor Series Reading with Melissa Febos and Gretchen Marquette
The Loft Literary Center Presents a 2019-2020 Loft Mentor Series Reading with mentors Melissa Febos and Gretchen Marquette and fellows Michael Garberich, Patti Kameya, Claudette Webster, and Gen Del Raye.
Price
Regular $10.00
Member $5.00
Location
The Loft at Open Book
Loft Mentor Series Audience 2018
Date
Time
7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Mentor Series Reading with Jennine Capó Crucet and Junauda Petrus
The Loft Literary Center Presents a 2019-2020 Loft Mentor Series Reading with mentors Jennine Capó Crucet and Junauda Petrus and fellows Nicola Koh, Rachel Castro, Jennifer Hildebrandt, and Tara McDaniel.
Price
Regular $10.00
Member $5.00
Location
The Loft at Open Book
Loft Mentor Series Audience 2018