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"The Bold, Untold North" Release Party

The 5th grade authors at John A. Johnson have been writing hard all year. Join us as we celebrate their accomplishments with the release party of their finished anthology, The Bold, Untold North, featuring a foreword by St. Paul poet, Danez Smith.


Who: The 5th graders of John A. Johnson, who are scholars and authors; Danez Smith will also be present to speak; The Minnesota Raptor Center will be bringing some native Minnesotan birds for attendees to learn more about.

What: A party! The release party for The Bold, Untold North will be an event to behold, with poetry, nonfiction information, readings, autographs, and light refreshments. There will also be interactive activities!

When: Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm.

Where: John A. Johnson Elementary School, 740 York Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55106

Why: To celebrate! 🎉 We want to share the accomplishments of this group of hard-working scholars with their friends, families, and communities.

Earlier Event: April 25
Volunteer Orientation
Later Event: May 21
Chapbook Release Party