Celebrate the release of acclaimed Minneapolis poet Bao Phi's debut picture book, A Different Pond, at Red Balloon Bookshop in St. Paul. This beautiful book draws on the author’s own experience, and tells the story of a father and son’s early morning trip to a Minneapolis lake to catch fish for their family’s dinner. Enjoy a reading and talk from Bao, and celebratory refreshments while you discover this lovely new book.
Bao Phi was born in Vietnam and raised in the Phillips neighborhood of South Minneapolis. He is an author, a poet, a community organizer, and a father.