Susan Steinberg for Machine (her first novel) in conversation with Graywolf Press’s Steve Woodward at SubText Books, 6 West 5th St. Sept.13: Reception 6:15pm; reading 7pm. Info: subtextbooks.com/events/2019/9/13/susan-steinberg-for-machine.
Susan Bartlett Foote for The Crusade for Forgotten Souls at SubText Books, Sept. 19, 7pm. Foote recounts Minnesota’s reform movement that broke the stigma surrounding mental illness, publicized the painful truth about the state’s asylums, and resulted in the first legislative steps toward a modern mental health system. More info: subtextbooks.com/events/2019/9/19/susan-bartlett-foote-for-the-crusade-for-forgotten-souls.