Today I had the opportunity to participate in the Readers and Writers Conference at ModernWell, the Twin Cities’ first women’s coworking space. The afternoon featured three keynote speakers, two breakout sessions with multiple craft and motivational panels, and lots of mingling with wine and appetizers in the building’s fresh and open gathering areas. It was . . .
Tickets are on sale now for the Duluth library fundraiser! Not only will there be appetizers, a cash bar, and a silent auction, but everyone in attendance will be entered into a drawing to become a character in my next book! (Characterization subject to author discretion—e.g., you might be the villain.)
Spring is here and that means another fabulous Cracked Walnut Literary Festival! I’m excited to be reading at the “Talking to God” event at 7pm on Thursday, May 14th. Along with enjoying a great lineup of local authors, this may be your last chance to attend a reading at Subtext: A Book Store in its current . . .
One is tempted to quote Shakespeare or at least develop complex chess-like strategies when preparing for the annual AWP conference. With an attendance that rivals the population of Brainerd and a two hundred and thirty page program of official events—not including any of the offsite parties, receptions, readings, and launches—this behemoth can easily overwhelm most . . .
Attention all Twin Cities literati! The place to be tomorrow night is at Common Good Books in St. Paul for the book launch of SIX MONTHS IN THE MIDWEST, Darci Schummer’s debut story collection. Check out the book trailer here and then head over to Common Good Books at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday night for what . . .