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The Loft's Signature Events

The Loft's signature, recurring events include:

  • The Mentor Series: A mentor coaches two writers of poetry or prose. The three do a public reading together.
  • Equilibrium: EQ is our nationally renowned, hugely popular spoken-work series.
  • The McKnight Series: A prominent American author serves as a judge and selects authors for fellowships. All do Loft readings.
  • Second Story: Hear inspired readings from local and national children's book authors. Adults and kids of all ages are welcome.
  • Talking Volumes: The Loft is a co-sponsor of these radio discussions with national authors, broadcast on MPR, Minnesota Public Radio.