Fireside Reading Series: Danny Klecko
The Dead Fitzgeralds by Danny Klecko | Poetry
Wednesday, February 1 | 7:00 pm
Hamline Midway Library | 1558 West Minnehaha Avenue, Saint Paul
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About the Book
A memoir in poetry reflecting the literary legacy of Saint Paul, set against Klecko’s story and his loving friendship with the “Duchess” who became his mentor. Inspired by the life and work of F. Scott Fitzgerlad, who wrote This Side of Paradise in a Summit Avenue brownstone catty-corner from the Klecko’s residence, The Dead Fitzgeralds tells the story of deep friendship, loss, literature, and a changing city.
About the Author
Klecko is a professional baker, poet, and Fitzgerald enthusiast. He has written for many publications in the Twin Cities and has written three books of poetry and a cookbook – for dogs.
About the Fireside Reading Series
Great authors by the fireside.
Wednesdays | January 18 – February 22, 2023 | 7:00 p.m.
Hamline Midway Library or via Zoom
Six weeks of readings with great writers. Fireside Reading Series, ongoing in partnership with Hamline Midway Library for 29 years, highlights the work of some of Minnesota’s finest writers who have published new work.
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund and the generous support of Minnesota United.
Captioning will be provided for all six events. ASL interpretation available upon request.
All Fireside Events
Wednesday, January 18
Maren Cooper, Finding Grace
Wednesday, January 25
Antonia Angress, Sirens & Muses
Wednesday, February 1
Danny Klecko, The Dead Fitzgeralds
Wednesday, February 8
Diane Glancy, Home is the Road
Wednesday, February 15
David Mura, The Stories Whiteness Tells Itself
Wednesday, February 22
Diane Wilson, Sun Yung Shin, Shannon Gibney and John Coy, Where We Come From
Children’s Picture Book