The Loft Literary Center

1011 Washington Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55415
612-215-2575
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Founded in 1974, the Loft is the nation's largest literary center, serving more than 50,000 people annually. It offers a wide range of programs for writers and literature lovers, including classes, workshops, performances, readings by prominent authors, grants for writers, and a radio program featuring literary news.

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    21 days ago by Sheila Regan

    A diverse lineup of established and up-and-coming queer poets of color will be taking over the Loft Literary Center on Saturday for a reading co-hosted by Graywolf Press and Coffee House Press. The event will celebrate the launch of...

  • Claudia Rankine
    7 months ago by Sheila Regan

    Poet, cultural critic, and playwright Claudia Rankine will be giving a reading at the Loft Literary Center this Friday. Rankine is the author of five books of poetry and a play, Provenance of Beauty: A South Bronx Travelogue. Citize...

  • Charles Baxter and the Art Of Series
    11 months ago by Melissa Wray

    The Art Of Series is a book project published by Graywolf Press and edited by Charles Baxter. Each short work in the series is by a different contemporary author, and explores the craft of writing in various genres of fiction, nonfi...

  • Write Bloody Showcase at the Loft
    1 year ago by Sheila Regan

    Tonight, the Loft Literary Center presents a selection of spoken-word artists associated with Write Bloody Publishing, an independent publishing house based in Austin, Texas, that has become one the preeminent presses for spoken-wor...

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