Events

2015 Events

Photo by Ken Bloom
Photo by Ken Bloom

Washington Island, WI
Sept 18-20 Washington Island Literary Festival
Reading Sunday, Sept 20th, Rock Island Boathouse
Contact Elizabeth Wallman 920 847-2528 | Trueblood Performing Arts Center


Duluth, MN
Thursday, February 26th, 6pm Beginning Fiction Writing Workshop
520 W Superior Street 218 730 4246 | Duluth Public Library


Mankato, MN
Tuesday, February 17 – Friday, February 20,
EDDICE B. BARBER VISITING WRITER RESIDENCY


Good Thunder Reading Series
Minnesota State University, Mankato|Good Thunder Reading Series

2014 Events

Lakeville, MN
Monday, September 29th, 7 pm, Reading & Discusion, Heritage Library 
20085 Heritage Drive, Lakeville | Dakota County Library Events


Minomonie, WI
Thursday, April 10th, 4:30 pm, Reading/ UW Stout Reading Series, Swanson Library lecture hall 206
University of Wisconsin Stout, Menomonie|University of Wisconsin Stout

2013 Events

One Book South Dakota Tour September 2013
Sunday, September 15th, 2:00 pm, Piedmont Elementary School — Piedmont, SD
Monday, September 16th, 6:30 pm, Rapid City Public Library, — Rapid City, SD
Tuesday, September 17th, 5:00 pm, Sturgis Public Library, — Sturgis, SD
Wednesday, September 18th, 5:00 pm, Custer County Library,– Custer, SD
Friday & Saturday, September 20th & 21st, South Dakota Festival of Books, –Deadwood, SD
Friday, 6:00 pm, Panel–  Literary Feast:Reflections on Water with Linda Hogan, Peter Heller, Brian Fagan, Merlyn Magner


Deadwood Mountain Grand, Event Center — Ticket Required ($)
Saturday, 11:00 am, Reading


Deadwood Mountain Grand, Event Center–Ticket Required (Free)
Contact Jennifer Widman 605-688-5715|South Dakota Humanities Council


One Book South Dakota Tour August 2013

Monday, August 12th, 7:00 pm, Huron Public Library — Huron, SD
Tuesday, August 13th, 7:00 pm, Capitol Lake Visitor Center, — Pierre, SD
Wednesday, August 14th, 2:00 pm, Hand County Library, — Miller, SD
Thursday, August 15th, 7:00 pm, Faulk County Library,– Faulkton, SD
Friday, August 16th, 6:30 pm, Britton Public Library — Britton, SD

Contact Jennifer Widman 605-688-5715|South Dakota Humanities Council


One Book South Dakota Tour July 2013

Monday, July 22nd, 7:00 pm, Siouxland Libraries (Main)  — Sioux Falls, SD
Tuesday, July 23rd, 7:00 pm, Vermillion Public Library, — Vermillion, SD
Wednesday, July 24th, 7:00 pm, Brookings Public Library, — Brookings, SD
Thursday, July 25th, 7:00 pm, Thollenhaug Commons — Sisseton, SD
Saturday, July 27th, 11:00 am, Watertown Regional Library — Watertown, SD

Contact Jennifer Widman 605-688-5715|South Dakota Humanities Council


One Book South Dakota Tour June 2013

Monday, June 24th, 6:30 pm, Yankton Community Library — Yankton, SD
Tuesday, June 25th, 4:00 pm, Tripp County Library — Winner, SD
Wednesday, June 26th, 12:00 pm, Lower Brule Community College — Lower Brule, SD
Thursday, June 27th, 5:00 pm, Jackson County Library — Kadoka, SD
Friday, June 28th, 12:00 pm, Kyle Art Studio — Kyle, SD

Contact Jennifer Widman 605-688-5715|South Dakota Humanities Council


Elk River, MN
Tuesday, February 5th, 6:30 pm, Community Book Discusion/ Elk River Public Library
13020 Orono Parkway 763 441-1641|Great Rivers Regional Library


Duluth, MN
Thursday, February 21st, 6:30 pm, Duluth Public Library Book Club
520 W Superior Street 218 730 4246|Duluth Public Library


Hancock, MI
Tuesday, February 26th, 4:15 pm, Finlandia University’s Author Series: Write on the Edge
Finlandia University/ Chapel of St Matthews  906 487 7515|


2012 Events

Two Harbors, MN
Thursday  February 23, 2012   6:30 pm, reading at Two Harbors Public Library
320 Waterfront Drive  218 834-3148|www.two-harbors.lib.mn.us


Two Harbors, MN
Thursday  February 23, 2012   6:30 pm, reading at Two Harbors Public Library
320 Waterfront Drive  218 834-3148|www.two-harbors.lib.mn.us


Silver Bay, MN
Tuesday  March 13, 2012   4:30 pm, reading at William Kelly High School Library
137 Banks Blvd. 218 226-4437 extension 8148|


Hinckley, MN
Thursday  March 22, 2012 7:00 pm, Hinckley-Finlayson Reads Event
reading at the Hinckley-Finlayson High School Media Center
201 Main Street Hinckley, MN.| Contact 320 384-7325|


Minneapolis, MN
Friday  March 16, 2012   7:00 pm, MN Book Awards Readers’ Choice Event at Open Book
Short Finalist presentations and Reception
1101 Washington Ave S 612 332-3192 | MN Book Awards


Minnetonka, MN

Wednesday March 28, 2012   7:00 pm, reading at Ridgedale Public Library
12601 Ridgdale Drive 612 543-8800|Library Events


Winona, MN

Monday April 23, 2012   11:30 am, reading with Mary Rockcastle and Julie L’Enfant at the Winona Health Auxiliary Luncheon
Westfield Golf Club 1460 West Fifth Street|

More info on Winona Health Auxiliary Luncheon


St Paul, MN
Thursday May 1oth, 2012   7:00 pm, reading at Common Good books
38 S Snelling Ave 651 225-8989|www.commongoodbooks.com


Fridley, MN
Friday May 11th, 2012   7:30 pm, reading with poet Ed Bok Lee at The Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts
6666 East River Road 763 574-1850|www.banfill-locke.org


Wayzata, MN
Tuesday May 15th, 2012   7:00 pm, reading at The Bookcase
607 Lake Street East 952 473-8341|www.bookcaseofwayzata.com


Minneapolis, MN
Thursday May 17th, 2012   7:00 pm, reading at Open Book
1011 Washington Ave S 612 332-3192|www.openbookmn.org


St Joseph, MN
Wed. June 6th, 2012   7 pm, Featured Author at The Great Book Club Gathering
Gorecki Conference Center
College of St Benedict | www.csbsju.edu/Libraries/index.htmg


Green Bay, WI
Tuesday June 12th, 2012   6:00 pm, Book Club discussion at The Reader’s Loft
2069 Central Ct #44  920 406-0200|www.readersloft.com


Spring Green, WI
Wednesday June 13th, 2012   6:30 pm, reading at Arcadia Books
102 Jefferson St 608 588-7638|www.readinutopia.com


Oconomowoc, WI
Thursday June 14th, 2012   1:00 pm, Afternoon Book Club at Books & Company
 7:00 pm, reading at Books & Company
1039 Summit Ave 262 567-0106|www.booksco.com


Winnetka, IL
Friday June 15th, 2012   6:30 pm, reading at The Book Stall at Chestnut Court
811 Elm St 847 446-8880|www.thebookstall.com


Waukesha, WI
Saturday June 16th, 2012   The SE Wisconsin Festival of the Book

10:00 am, Panel– Fictions Adrenaline: A discussion of the short story
11:00 am, Signing
1:00 pm, Reading from The Long-Shining Waters
 2:00 pm, Signing
1500 N University Drive. University of WI-Waukesha | www.sewibookfest.com


Dorset, MN
Saturday June 23rd, 2012   2-4 pm, Signing at The Festival of Authors and Artists
Sister Wolf Books
20471 Highway 226 218 732-7565 | www.sisterwolfbooks.com


Houghton, MI
Tuesday July 17, 2012   6:30 pm, Reading at The Portage Lake District Library
Hosted by the Isle Royale Keweenaw Parks Association
58 Huron Street 906 482-4570 | www.pldl.org


Copper Harbor, MI

Wednesday July 18, 2012   2-4 pm, signing at Grandpa’s Barn Bookstore                            South 4th Street 906 289-4377


Calumet, MI

Wednesday July 18, 2012   6:30 pm, Reading at the Calumet Public Library                            57070 Mine Street | www.clkschools.org/library/ 


Munising, MI

Thursday July 19, 2012   12-2 pm, Signing at The Falling Rock Cafe                            

104 East Munising Avenue | www.fallingrockcafe.com 


Sault Ste Marie, MI

Thursday July 19, 2012   7&8 pm, North Country Author Readings

 With Poet Marc Dunn —  Hosted by Bayliss Library and The River of History Museum                           541 Library Drive 906 632-9331 | www.baylisslib.org


Sault Ste Marie, Ontario Ca
Friday July 20, 2012   12-2 pm, Signing at Coles Bookstore
44 Great Northern Road – Cambrian Mall 705 949 5467 | www.facebook.com/pages/Coles-Book-Store…/179628632067187


Terrace Bay, Ontario Ca
Monday July 23, 2012   7 pm, Reading at the Terrace Bay Public Library
13 Selkirk 807 825-3315 | www.terracebay.library.on.ca/


Thunder Bay, Ontario Ca
Wednesday July 25, 2012   1:00-4:00 signing at Chapters Books
797 Memorial Ave 807 346-9555


Alexandria, MN
Friday August 17, 2012   7 pm, Reading at Cherry Street Books
503 Broadway Street 320 763-9400 | Cherry Street Books


Little Falls, MN
Saturday August 18, 2012   1-3 pm, Signing at Bookin’ It
104B Second Street SE 320 632-1848 | Bookin’ It


Chanhassen, MN
Saturday October 27, 2012   1 pm, Reading at  the Chanhassen Public Library
7711 Kerber Blvd 952 227-1500 | Carver County Libraries


Miami, FL
Saturday November 17, 2012   3 pm, Reading at  the Miami Book Fair International
Room 8301, Building 8, 3rd floor. Miami Dade College | New Fiction Panel


2011 Events

St Paul, MN
Wednesday  May 4, 2011   7pm, Reading at Micawber’s Books
2238 Carter Ave  651 646-5506 |www.micawbers.com


Minneapolis, MN
Wednesday May 11, 2011  7pm, Reading at Target Performance Hall
Open Book 2nd Floor 1011 Washington Ave S 612 332-3192 | www.openbookmn.org


Grand Marais, MN
Tuesday May 17, 2011  5:00-6:30 pm, Full Moon Reading Series at Drury Lane Books
12 East Wisconsin St 218 387-3370 | www.drurylanebooks.com


Duluth, MN
Wednesday May 18, 2011  7:30pm, Reading at Teatro Zuccone
222 East Superior St 218 336-1414 | www.teatrozuccone.com


Park Rapids, MN
Saturday May 21, 2011  12:00pm, Reading at Beagle Books
112 3rd St 218 237-2665 | www.beagle-books.com


Stillwater, MN
Sunday May 22, 2011  1:00pm, Reading at The Valley Bookseller
217 Main St N 651 430-3385 | www.valleybookseller.com


St Paul, MN
Thursday June 2, 2011  7:30pm, Reading at Common Good Books
165 Western Ave N 651 225-8989| www.commongoodbooks.com


Schroeder, MN
Friday June 3, 2011  6:30pm, Reading at Cross River Heritage Center
7932 West Highway 61 218 663-7706| www.crossriverheritage.org


Milwaukee, WI
Wednesday June 8, 2011 7:00pm, Reading at Boswell Book Company
2559 N Downer Ave 414 332-1181| www.boswell.indiebound.com


Chicago, IL
Monday June 13, 2011 7:30pm, Reading at Women and Children First
5233 N Clark St 773 769-9299| www.womenandchildrenfirst.com


Lake Forest, IL
Tuesday June 14, 2011 7:30pm, Reading at The Ragdale Foundation Barnhouse
126o N Green Bay Road 847 234-1063| www.ragdale.org


Ann Arbor, MI
Thursday June 16, 2011 7:00pm, Reading at Nicola’s Books
Westgate Shopping Center 2513 Jackson Ave 734 662-0600| www.nicolasbooks.com


Okemos, MI
Saturday June 18, 2011 1:00pm,  Reading at Schuler Books & Music
1982 E Grand River  Ave 517 349-8840| www.schulerbooks.com


Northport, MI
Monday June 20, 2011 1:00pm,  Signing at Dog Ears Books
106 Waukazoo Street 231 386-7209| www.dogearsbooks.net


Petoskey, MI
Tuesday June 21, 2011 1:00-3:00pm, Signing at Mclean & Eakin Bookselllers
307 E Lake St 231 347-1180 | www.mcleanandeakin.com


Traverse City, MI
Wednesday June 22, 2011 4:00-6:00pm, Signing at Horizon Books
243 E Front St 231 946-7290 | www.horizonbooks.com


Mackinac Island, MI
Thursday June 23, 2011 4:00am-5:30pm, Signing at Island Bookstore
Main St Centre 906 847-6202 | www.islandbookstore.com


Marquette, MI
Saturday July 9, 2011 1:oo-3:oopm Signing at Snowbound Books
118 North 3rd St 906 228-4448 | www.snowboundbooks.com


Duluth, MN
Thursday July 14, 2011  5:00-7:00 pm, The Bookstore at Fitgers
600 East Superior St 218 727-9077| www.fitgersbookstore.com


Bayfield, WI
Saturday July 16, 2011  5:00 pm, Reading hosted by Apostle Island Books at The Big Water Cafe
117 Rittenhouse Ave 715 779-0200| www.apostleislandsbooksellers.com


Washburn, WI
Thursday July 28, 2011  7:30 pm, Reading with Peter Geye author of Safe From the Sea at Stage North
123 West Omaha St 715 373 1194| www.stagenorth.com


Cable, WI
Friday July 29, 2011  7:00 pm, Reading at Redbery Books
43455 Kavanaugh Road 715 798 5014| www.redberybooks.com


St Cloud, MN
Monday September 19, 2011  7:00 pm,  a Reading Room Society presentation at St Cloud’s Great River Regional Library
1300 W Saint Germain St 320 650 2500| www.griver.org


Decorah, IA
Tuesday September 20, 2011  7:30 pm, Reading at Dragonfly Books
122 W Water St 563 382 4275 | www.dragonflybooks.com


Plainview, MN
Wednesday September 21, 2011  6:30 pm, Reading at Rural American Writers Center
John Hassler Theater 412 West Broadway|


Minneapolis, MN
Thurday September 22, 2011  4:00 pm, The University of Minnesota Bookstore
Coffman Memorial Union 300 Washington Ave SE  www.bookstores.umn.edu/genref/authors.html.com


Deadwood,SD
October 7-9 2011  Reading, Signings, and a Panel Discussion with Susan Powers at
The South Dakota Festival of Books
For more information go to– www.sdbookfestival.com


Duluth, MN
October 12 2011  1:00- 2:00 pm Signing at The Minnesota Library Association Conference
Duluth Entertainment Convention Center 350 Harbor Drive 218 722-5573–


Minneapolis, MN
October 15 2011  2011 Twin Cities Book Festival 12:30 pm Panel Discussion ‘This must Be The Place: Representing Minnesota’
Minneapolis Community & Technical College 1501 Hennepin Ave S


Edina, MN
Saturday November 12 2011  1:00 pm Reading and Signing at The Barnes & Noble Galleria
Galleria Shopping Center 3225 W 69th 952 920-0633 | www.bn.com


Roseville, MN
Sunday November 13, 2011 2:00 pm, Discussion and Signing at Barnes and Noble HarMar
HarMar Mall 2100 N Snelling Ave 651 639-9256 | www.bn.com


Duluth, MN
Saturday November 26, 2011 12:00 – 2:00 pm, Signing at The Bookstore at Fitgers
600 E Superior St 218 727 9077|www.fitgersbookstore.com


Duluth, MN
Sunday December 11, 2011 1:00 – 3:00 pm, Signing at Barnes & Noble
1600 Miller Trunk Highway 218 786-0710|www.bn.com


Duluth, MN
Saturday December 17, 2011 12:00 – 2:00 pm, Signing at The Duluth Pack Store
365 Canal Park Drive 218 722-1707|www.duluthpack.com