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Sat, Oct 07


Norway House

Poetry Café

SWEDEN/ICELAND/MINNESOTA: Work from Minnesota poets Sharon Chmielarz, Dianne Jarvenpa, and Bill Holm, plus folk music by Tj2.

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Poetry Café
Poetry Café

Time & Location

Oct 07, 2023, 2:00 PM

Norway House, 913 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA


About the event

Poet Sharon Chmielarz will read selections from her work including her latest book, Duet in the Little Blue Church, New and Selected Poems, which came out this past spring. 

Dianne Jarvenpa will read selections from her work including her latest, Shy Lands.

Selections from works by Bill Holm (1943-2009) will be read by members of the Icelandic-American Community. 

Music by the duo Tjärnblom 2 (Tj 2), Cheryl Paschke (LEIF Artist in Residence, 2023) on Nyckelharpa and Joe Alfano on mandolin and guitar. Refreshments available for purchase in the Kaffebar at Norway House.

Free admission,  refreshments available for purchase. 

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