Upcoming Events


Rich Broderick reads as part of National Poetry Month Celebration Valley Booksellers/The Dock Café, April 19, 2017, 4:30-6:OO P.M.

Where: The Dock Cafe, 425 East Nelson Street, Stillwater, MN. (651) 430-3770.


Rich Broderick reads at Eat My Words bookstore April 20, 2017, 7:00 P.M.

Where: Eat My Words, 1228 St. NE, Minneapolis.


Rich Broderick appears in Lanesboro Arts' Over the Back Fence Variety Show May 12, 2017, 7 p.m. And at the Lanesboro Art Galley May 13, 2017, 3 p.m.

Where: Friday: The St. Mane Theatre,  206 Parkway Avenue North; Saturday, the Lanesboro Art Galley, 103 Parkway Avenue North, Lanesboro MN.


Rich Broderick reads at Magers & Quinn June 7, 2017, 7:00 P.M.

Where: Magers & Quinn, 3038 St. NE, Minneapolis.


Rich Broderick reads at Drury Lane Books Sept 30, 2017, 7:00 P.M.

Where: Drury Lane Books, East 12th Wisconsin Street, Grand Marais.



Past Events


Presentation to the Alheimer Poetry Project group meetingTuesday, April 4, 2017, 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Where: The Wilder Center, 650 Marshall Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55104


Rich Broderick presents poems from Jesus of Walmart and leads discussion and informal workshop at Moorhead State UniversityThursday, March 23, 2017.

Where: Moorhead State Univeristy, 4:30 p.m.


Broderick reading poetry during "The Next Paris Over"Friday, March 17, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Black Dog Café, 308 East Prince St., St. Paul, MN 55101


Rich Broderick presents his work at Cerenity Senior CareMarch 20, 2107, 2:30 p.m.

Where: Cerenity Senior Care Center, 4615 2nd Avenue, White Bear Lake, MN.


Brown Bag event. Rich Broderick recites poems from Jesus of Walmart and leads discussion and informal workshop at Mankato State UniversityMonday, Feb. 13, 2017. 

Where: Mankato State University, Mankato, MN.


Rich Broderick reads at Content BookstoreJanuary 12, 2017, 7 p.m.

Where: Content Bookstore, 314 Division Street, Northfield, MN (507) 222-9238.


Rich Broderick reads at Trotter's CaféWednesday, January 25, 2017 at 7 p.m.

Where: Trotter's Café, 232 Cleveland Ave. N, St. Paul, (651) 645-8950. 


Presentation to the Art Start Poetry GroupWednesday, December 13, 2016, 7:00 p.m.

Where: Art Start, 1459 St. Clair Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105


Presentation to the Alheimer Poetry Project group meetingTuesday, November 29, 2016, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Where: The Wilder Center, 650 Marshall Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55104


Class presentation and Brown Bag Lunch event. Rich Broderick recites poems from Jesus of Walmart and leads discussion and informal workshop at Southwest Minnesota State UniversityMonday, November 28, 2016, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall MN.


Rich Broderick, The Coffee Shop Northeast, Thursday, November 17, 7 p.m.

Where: The Coffee Shop Northeast, 2852 Johnson St. NE, Minneapolis, MN, http://www.thecoffeeshopne.com


Reading and Presentation to East Side Poetry Group. Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 12:30 p.m.

Where: Arlington Hills Community Center, 1200 Payne Avenue, St. Paul, MN, 55130.


Rich Broderick at the Twin Cities Book FestivalSaturday, October 15, 2016 at 10 a.m.

Where: Minnesota State Fairgrounds, http://www.raintaxi.com/twin-cities-book-festival/


Rich Broderick at Fair Trade BooksSaturday, October 15, 2016 at 12:30 to 3:00 p.m.

Where: Fair Trade Books,  320 Bush St, Red Wing, MN 55066, (651) 800-2030, http://fairtradebooksredwing.com/


Rich Broderick reads at the Bridges Reading SeriesThursday, October 20, 2016, 7 p.m.

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers, HarMar Mall, 2100 N. Snelling Avenue, Roseville, MN  (651) 639-9256.


Rich Broderick reads at The Village BookstoreSaturday, October 1, 2016 at 11 a.m.

Where: The Village Bookstore, 201 NW 4th Street Grand Rapids, #105, (218) 326-9458. http://www.villagebookstoremn.com/


Rich Broderick at An Open BookSaturday, September 3, 2016, 11 a.m.

Where: An Open Book is located at  209 Jefferson St S. Wadena.  (218) 632-2665. http://www.anopenbookmn.com


Rich Broderick reads at Beagle and Wolf Books & BinderySaturday,Septmber 3, 2016, 2 p.m. 

Where: Beagle and Wolf Books & Bindery, 112 3rd Street West, Park Rapids, MN, (218)-237-2665. http://beagleandwolf.com/


Rich Broderick at SubText BooksTuesday, July 26, 2016, 7 p.m.

Where: SubText Books is located at 6 West Sixth Street, St. Paul. (651) 493-2791 for directions. 


Rich Broderick at the University Club of St. PaulWednesday, July 13, 2016, 7:30 p.m. 

Where: The University Club of St. Paul is located at 420 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, at the corner of Summit Avenue and Ramsey Street. The reading takes place in the Summit Room on the main floor of the club.


Rich Broderick at Blue Heron Coffee HouseTuesday, July 5, 2016, 7 p.m.

Where: The Blue Heron is located at 162 W. 2nd St., Winona, MN (507) 452-7050, blueheroncoffeehouse.com 


An Evening of Minnesota PoetryThursday, May 12, 7 p.m.

Common Good Books
38 Snelling Avenus S.
St. Paul, MN 55105


Jesus of Walmart Book Launch PartyWednesday, June 1, 7:30 p.m.

The publication party for Jesus of Walmart will take place at the Black Dog Café in St. Paul. There is no admission and everyone is invited. There will be free beverages and food available. Entertainment for the evening includes performances by the jazz trio of Nathan Hanson, Chris Bates and Gregg Schutte, flamenco performed by Zorongo Flamenco dancers Catherine Higgins and Karen Holthaus accompanied by guitarist Ben Abrahamson, videos of work from Jesus of Walmart, and readings by Mike Finley, Zoë Bird, and Steve Meuske.


Black Dog Café
308 E Prince St.
St Paul, MN 55101

Rich Broderick at Midstream ReadingThursday, June 16, 2016 7:30–8:30 p.m.

Where: Blue Moon building, Minneapolis at the corner of 39th and (3820) East Lake, Upstairs. Entrance just west of the Blue Moon coffee house; up the stairs and to the left. Not wheel-chair accessible. Plentiful street parking. Air conditioned.

Best to arrive 10-20 minutes early to get coffee and food/dessert from the Blue Moon, and to be seated by 7:30 so we can begin on time. And, the venue will easily hold about 30; after that, standing or floor-sitting room only. The early bird gets the seat. Please occupy the close seats first. Be an up-front person.

Original poems and stories read/performed by their creators:
Richard Broderick, Paige Riehl, Dara Syrkin, Bill Upjohn