Writing Avenues

NORTHOGRAPHY Northography is a venue for creative writing of the north in a unique format allowing posting of work and constructive feedback from members.

THE LOFT LITERARY CENTER Incorporated in 1975 in a space above a Minneapolis bookstore, The Loft Literary Center has grown to become the nation’s largest and most comprehensive literary center. It is located in the award-winning Open Book literary arts building in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at the heart of one of the most literate and book-friendly regions in the country. The Loft Literary Center is a nonprofit arts organization offering services for readers and writers at every level. From novels to children’s literature, from playwriting to poetry, from spoken word to memoir, there’s something for everyone at the Loft.


  • Burnt Island, by D. Nurkse
  • The Border Kingdom, by D. Nurkse
  • The Owl in the Mask of the Dreamer, by John Haines
  • The Stars, The Snow, The Fire, by John Haines
  • The Captain Asks for a Show of Hands, by Nick Flynn


  • Waiting, by Marya Hornbacher
  • Einstein, by Walter Issacson
  • Deep Down Things, by Bruce A Schumm
  • The Elegant Universe, by Brian Greene
  • The Crystal Horizon, by Reinhold Messner