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Loft Literary Center Student & Teaching Artist Reading Fall ’19

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
6:00 pm
The Loft Literary Center
1011 Washington Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415

As a student, 2015/16 Mentor Series Fellow and teaching artist at the Loft, Glenda will read from her in-progress manuscript, Navigation, about hitchhiking on sailboats around the world and her childhood growing up on sailboats. Throughout the evening, 10 Loft students and teaching artist will share five-minute readings. This event is open to the public and all are welcome to attend.

For more info:

  • Call 612-215-2575
  • Email info@loft.org
  • Visit Loft.org

Miss Behaving: Feminist Authors Crossing Lines

Sunday, April 26th, 2020
2:00 pm
The Loft Literary Center
1011 Washington Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Writer, artist, and educator Glenda Reed will host a reading and panel discussion with feminist authors Ann Bancroft, V.V. Ganeshananthan, Carolyn Holbrook, and Ellie Krug. Ann Bancroft is one of the world’s preeminent polar explorers and an internationally recognized leader who is dedicated to inspiring women and girls around the world to unleash the power of their dreams. V.V. Ganeshananthan is a fiction writer, journalist, and author of Love Marriage, a novel set in Sri Lanka and some of its diaspora communities. Carolyn Holbrook is a writer, educator, and long-time advocate for the healing power of the arts. She is founder/Director of More Than a Single Story and author of Tell Me Your Names and I will Testify (forthcoming 2020). Ellie Krug is author of Getting to Ellen: A Memoir about Love, Honesty and Gender Change and has presented on diversity and inclusion to governmental entities, court systems, Fortune 100 companies, law firms, nonprofits, and colleges/universities.

$10 Suggested Admission

For more info and to register:

  • Call 612-215-2575
  • Email info@loft.org
  • Visit Loft.org

msab_logo_color_smallLegacy Logo ColorFinalGlenda Reed is a fiscal year 2019 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Work of Art+: Artist Residencies Panel

Tuesday, July, 23, 2019
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Brookdale Library
6125 Shingle Creek Pkwy
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

Learn about the hundreds of artists’ residency opportunities available for artists of all kinds and every career stage, in your backyard and across the globe.

Hinge Artist Alumni Reading

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Springboard for the Arts
201 West Lincoln Avenue,
Fergus Falls, MN 56537

Springboard for the Arts is hosting a Potluck Meet and Greet for Hinge Artist Residency Alumni Glenda Reed. Reed’s residency will take place Monday, June 3rd through Saturday, June 15th.

Please bring a dish, a side or desert that you would like to share with everyone, maybe a family recipe! Springboard will have an appetizer, beverages, plates, cups and silverware, and Glenda will read an excerpt from her in-progress memoir about the three years she set out to sail around the world by hitching rides on other sailors boats and talk about her upcoming Write Memory workshops at the Fergus Falls Public Library. Share food and have a great time networking with other artists. If you can’t bring food just bring yourself.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Art Shanty Projects
On Ice Programming on Lake Harriet: In Search of the Miraculous

Reading and Performance with sound artist Bethany Lacktorin
Saturday, February 10th, 2018
11:00 am
1:30 pm
3:00 pm
4135 W Lake Harriet Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55409

Writers Without Borders

Midtown Global Market
Thursday, December 21, 2017
6:00 pm
920 East Lake St
Minneapolis, MN 55407

Kirkbride Arts and History Weekend:

Writing as Healing Workshop Reading with Glenda Reed

The Spot
Saturday, September 16th, 2017
7:00 pm
220 West Lincoln Ave
Fergus Falls, MN 56537

Hinge Arts Artist Spotlight

Artists-in-Residence Public Reading
The Spot
Friday, September 15th, 2017
7:00 pm
220 West Lincoln Ave
Fergus Falls, MN 56537

Hinge Arts Artist-in-Residence: Meet and Greet with Glenda Reed

Kaddatz Gallery
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
5:00pm
111 West Lincoln Ave
Fergus Falls, MN 56537

Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Reading with Glenda Reed and Friends

Thursday, June 8th, 2017
7:00pm
Moon Palace Books
3260 Minnehaha Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55406

Join MSAB Artist Initiative Award Winner, Glenda Reed, reading from her in-progress memoir about hitchhiking on sailboats halfway around the world. Five years ago Glenda Reed set out to sail around the world. Having lived on a sailboat in the San Francisco Bay for the first twelve years of her life, she had navigated California’s coastal waters but never left sight of land. More than a decade after she moved on shore, the open ocean called to her. She didn’t have the money, the boat, or the skills to circumnavigate on her own. So, as a twenty-six-year-old woman, she decided to hitchhike on other sailors’ boats. Her memoir, Navigation, follows her journey halfway around the world.

At this reading, Glenda will be joined by James S Kendall and Xiaolu Wang.

*Glenda Reed is a fiscal year 2016 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature; and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.