Milkweed Editions, Mill City Museum, and The Great Northern Festival are pleased to present an evening centered on collective storytelling, motherhood, and local and global climate activism with The Quickening author Elizabeth Rush.
“An immersive journey through both exterior and interior landscapes, deftly crossing the boundaries between the frigid Antarctic and the warm heart.”—ROBIN WALL KIMMERER
Milkweed Editions, Mill City Museum, and The Great Northern are thrilled to welcome Elizabeth Rush to celebrate her latest book The Quickening—an astonishing, vital work about Antarctica, climate change, and motherhood from the author of Rising, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction.
Rush will be joined by leaders of climate activism in the Twin Cities to discuss the power of collective storytelling and community—both locally and globally—in facing climate crisis. The evening will feature a reading from The Quickening, photographs of Antarctica from Rush’s voyage, as well as a conversation with Analyah Schlaeger dos Santos and Margaret Cherne-Hendrick complete with views of the Mississippi River at Mill City Museum. Books will be for sale after the event.