Upcoming Events in 2022:

June 18th: Author Fest at Beagle and Wolf, 11-3!

Past Events in 2022:

February 24th: North Mankato Taylor Library Winter Author Series! 6:00-7:30 pm.

March 10th: Le Sueur Public Library Spring Author Series! 7-8 pm. 

Events in 2020/2021:

October 13: The Land launches at Next Chapter Books in conversation with Benjamin Percy!

October 20th: Lit Lover’s Night Out
​12pm (noon) Central

Literature Lovers’ Night Out™ presents a Virtual Event: Minnesota authors Lin Enger and Thomas Maltman in conversation about their new novels AMERICAN GOSPEL (University of Minnesota Press) and THE LAND (Soho Press) via Zoom.

​After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

October 22: Boswell Books, Thomas Maltman in conversation with William Kent Krueger

October 26: Authors Nickolas Butler, Lin Enger, and Thomas Maltman team up to visit The Book Vine, Book Vault, Book People, Beaverdale Books, and Page Turners Bookstore for a Virtual Reading

November 12: Beagle and Wolf, Park Rapids, In conversation with Lin Enger

December 9th: Books and Books in Miami with Lin Enger:

Virtual Author Series: Lin Enger and Thomas Maltman

Past Events in 2020:

Monday, July 20th: VINE Author Series in Mankato, MN, 2:00:

Perham Library discusses The Night Birds on Tuesday, May 12th:

Events in 2019:

Sunday, March 24th, 2019: Literary Lights at Blue Harbor Center for the Arts, 2:00-3:30

Events in 2018:

Monday, May 7th, 2018: Gilmore Book Club in Plymouth

September 8, 2018: Meet-the-Author in Wadena, Minnesota

Past Events in 2017:

August 7, 2017: Olivia Public Library presents The Night Birds for a Community Wide Read.

February 13, 2017:  Meeting and Book Discussion with The Last Word Book Group (a collaboration between Southdale Library and BN Galleria).

March 9th, 2017: All Wayzata Reads Community Event featuring Little Wolves at the Community Room in Wayzata City Hall, 7:00

April 7, 2017: Normandale Writing Festival

April 24, 2017: Book Club at Zion Lutheran, Anoka

April 29, 2017: The Loft Fiction Writing Conference

Past Events in 2016:

October 19, 2016: Granite City Book Club, 6:30-8pm, Community Room of the Good Earth Food Co-op, 2010 Veteran’s Drive, St. Cloud, MN

November 8, 2016: Osseo Book Club

November 14 and November 15, 2016: Style Speaks Volumes III

This year, the Stillwater Public Library Foundation will host its third Style Speaks Volumes, two back-to-back style show/luncheons to benefit the Foundation. The focus of these events is food, fashion and literacy. The luncheons will take place at Reve Bistro and Bar in November 2016.  Ten local authors will model clothing from Sash Ltd and Matt+Nate:Men’s.Life.Style. Valley Bookseller will be on-site to sell copies of the authors’ books.

Past Events in 2015:

September 12, 2015: 

Joining local authors and booksellers to celebrate Valley Bookseller’s 25th anniversary:

September 19, 2015:

Keynote presentation at the 6th Annual Montezuma All-Iowa Writers’ Conference:

February 24, 2015:
 Reading with “Winter Jackets” program sponsored by Friends of the Excelsior Library at 6:30-8:00
 March 12, 2015:
Midstream Reading Series at the Blue Moon Café, 3822 Lake Street, 7:30-8:30
 April 7, 2015:
Sixth Annual Normandale Writing Festival, 10:00-4:00:
 April 8-10:
 Associated Writing Programs Conference (AWP 2015), Minneapolis Convention Center
 April 14, 2015:
 Presentation at Manitowoc Public Library in Manitowoc, Wisconsin
 May 14, 2015:
 Mother of All Book Clubs at the Barnes and Nobles Galleria in Edina: 5:30-8:00
 June 18, 2015:
 Great River Writing Conference, Summer Workshop at St. Cloud State
July 18, 2015:
Writer’s Salon with Thomas Maltman at Drury Lane Books in Grand Marais, MN:
Past Events from 2014:

January 8, 2014:

Reading with Friends of American Writers, Chicago.

January 22,2014:

“Words with Wolves” Reading at Subtext in St. Paul with novelists Peter Geye and Benjamin Percy:

February 1, 2014:

“Words with Wolves” Reading at Moon Palace Books in Minneapolis with novelists Peter Geye and Benjamin Percy:

March 6, 2014:

Reading at the Galleria in Edina with novelist William Kent Krueger:

March 10, 2014:

Reading at Mankato Barnes & Nobles with William Kent Krueger:

March 12, 2014: 

Reading at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa at 7:00 pm:

March 13, 2014: 

Reading at The Spencer Public Library at 7:00 pm:

April 3-6, 2014:

“Books in the Woods”:  At the Gunflint Lodge I’ll be presenting Jennifer Egan’s novel, The Keep, while fellow novelist Peter Geye leads the group through an exploration of Per Patterson’s Out Stealing Horses

April 23, 2014:

Author Visit for Coffeehouse Fiction Meeting at Marion Public Library from 4:00-5:00:

Evening Presentation in Maquoketa, Iowa at Maquoketa Public Library:

April 24, 2014: 

Noon Presentation at Charles City Public Library:

Reading at Dragonfly Books in Decorah, Iowa at 7:00 pm:

May 19, 2014:

Mystery Book Group at New Ulm Library at 6:30 pm:

June 9, 2014:

Reading at Iowa City Public Library:

June 10, 2014:

Presentation at Des Moines Public Library as part of the AVID 2014 reading series:

June 11, 2014:

Presentation at Davenport Public Library in Quad Cities, Iowa:

June 12, 2014:

Afternoon Book Discussion at St. Ambrose University in Quad Cities, Iowa:

Evening Presentation at Bettendorf Public Library in Quad Cities, Iowa:

June 13, 2014:

Afternoon Book Discussion at Britt Public Library in Britt, Iowa:

June, 19 2014:

Mississippi River Creative Writing Workshop at St. Cloud State with Bill Meissner:

June 28, 2014: 

Dorset Festival of Authors and Artists at Sister Wolf Books, 1:45-3:45:

Here are the Upcoming Events.   Past events from 2013/2014 are listed at the bottom:

September 23,2014:

Visit with Waverly, Iowa as part of the All Iowa Reads program:

October 2, 2014:

Reading at Eat My Words Bookstore:

October 9,2014:

Speaking at Rochester Public Library at 7:00 pm

October 24, 2014:
Luncheon with Iowa Library Association Members, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
November 3, 2014:
SELCO Author tour visits Hokah, Minnesota:
November 6, 2014:
SELCO Author tour visits Lake City Public Library:
November 18, 2014:
Reading with the Champlin Library at 6:30 pm:
November 26, 2014:
Indies First Saturday at Valley Booksellers in Stillwater, MN
December 5, 2014:
Visit with Hungry Minds Book Club in Bloomington, MN

Past events from 2013:

January 8:

Book Launch Party, at Magers and Quinn Booksellers, Minneapolis:

January 15:

Joint Reading with author Peter Geye:

January 17:

Reading at Boswell Books in Milwaukie, Wisconsin with opening reader Lee Krecklow:

January 18:

Reading at LaDeDa Books & Beans in Manitowoc, Wisconsin:

January 28:

Reading at the Bookshelf in Winona, Minnesota:

February 11:

Reading at the Bookcase of Wayzata:

February 16:

Scout and Morgan Books in Cambridge, Minnesota:

February 27:

Meet the Authors at NHCC Reading Series, 1:00-2:15 at North Hennepin Community College:

March 1st:

Speaking with Library Science Program at St. Kate’s on Historical Fiction and Reading Series:

March 22:

Joint Reading with author Nick Healy at Micawber’s Bookstore in St. Paul at 7:00:

March 23:

Champlin Book Club

March 25:

Cracked Walnut Reading Series, hosted by Common Roots Cafe:

April 6:

St. Peter Book Festival with Erin Hart and Peter Geye:

April 9:

Speaking on “Writing about Nature” at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia

April 11:

MSU, Mankato Alumni Residency, Good Thunder Reading Series with Kris Bigalk and Scott Wrobel:

April 18:

Normandale Writing Festival at Normandale Community College:

April 21:

SMSU’s Creative Writing Department and the SW/WC Service Cooperative Creative Writing Contest Awards Ceremony:

May 14:

Reading at 7:00 at Cherry Street Books in Alexandria, MN:

August 21:

Rural American Writer’s Center in Plainview, MN:

September 26-27:

Keynote Presentation at Giving Voice, A Festival of Writing and the Arts at John Brown University:

October 11-13:

Southern Festival of Books:

October 16:

Chippewa Valley Book Festival: “Lore and Locality: Where Stories Come From” Chippewa Valley Museum, Eau Claire

November 6:

Reading at Prior Lake Library at 7:00.

November 8:

Banfill-Locke Reading Series with Sharon Chemielarz:

November 14:

South St. Paul Library, 7 PM

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