Events

 

Upcoming Events in 2017:

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

Past Events in 2017:

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: http://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/04/30/books-indie-bookstore-day

September 19, 2015:

Keynote presentation at the 6th Annual Montezuma All-Iowa Writers’ Conference:  http://www.ourfrontporchbooks.com/home/2015-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: http://www.pw.org/literary_events/sixth_annual_normandale_writing_festival
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:  http://www.visitcookcounty.com/entry/?id=3187
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:  https://www.facebook.com/events/499832640135686/

February 1, 2014:

“Words with Wolves” Reading at Moon Palace Books in Minneapolis with novelists Peter Geye and Benjamin Percy:  http://www.moonpalacebooks.com/event/words-wolves-thomas-maltman-benjamin-percy-peter-geye

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:  http://www.bvu.edu/bv/aces/scholarly-events.dot

March 13, 2014: 

Reading at The Spencer Public Library at 7:00 pm:  http://www.spencerdailyreporter.com/story/2031080.html

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 Horseshttp://www.gunflint.com/packages/pkg_books_woods.htm

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:  http://www.dragonflybooks.com/event/maltman

May 19, 2014:

Mystery Book Group at New Ulm Library at 6:30 pm:  http://www.newulmlibrary.org/webpages/calendar.html

June 9, 2014:

Reading at Iowa City Public Library:  http://calendar.icpl.org/view.php?did=29183

June 10, 2014:

Presentation at Des Moines Public Library as part of the AVID 2014 reading series:  http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20140319/ENT07/303190019/Wally-Lamb-leads-diverse-lineup-writers-AViD-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:  http://www.sctimes.com/article/20140324/LIFE/303240011/No-creative-writing-experience-required-learn-from-pros-workshop

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 https://www.iowalibraryassociation.org/
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: http://www.magersandquinn.com/index.php?main_page=event

January 15:

Joint Reading with author Peter Geye: http://www.voiceplaces.com/thomas-maltman-peter-geye-minneapolis-st-paul-2646227-e/

January 17:

Reading at Boswell Books in Milwaukie, Wisconsin with opening reader Lee Krecklow: http://boswell.indiebound.com/upcoming-events

January 18:

Reading at LaDeDa Books & Beans in Manitowoc, Wisconsin: http://www.ladedabooks.com/

January 28:

Reading at the Bookshelf in Winona, Minnesota: http://www.bookshelfwinona.com/event/author-reading-event-thomas-maltman

February 11:

Reading at the Bookcase of Wayzata: http://bookcaseofwayzata.com/content/thomas-maltman-author-little-wolves

February 16:

Scout and Morgan Books in Cambridge, Minnesota: http://www.scoutandmorganbooks.com/?page=shop/disp&pid=page_Event

February 27:

Meet the Authors at NHCC Reading Series, 1:00-2:15 at North Hennepin Community College: http://www.nhcc.edu/

March 1st:

Speaking with Library Science Program at St. Kate’s on Historical Fiction and Reading Series: http://www.stkate.edu/

March 22:

Joint Reading with author Nick Healy at Micawber’s Bookstore in St. Paul at 7:00: http://www.micawbers.com/

March 23:

Champlin Book Club

March 25:

Cracked Walnut Reading Series, hosted by Common Roots Cafe: http://www.crackedwalnutreadings.org/upcoming-readings.html

April 6:

St. Peter Book Festival with Erin Hart and Peter Geye: http://www.southernminn.com/st_peter_herald/community/article_01bd6d85-cfa4-5c75-a487-2b4ce33d02ae.html

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: http://english.mnsu.edu/gt/kbtmsw.html

April 18:

Normandale Writing Festival at Normandale Community College: http://midwinterwritingncc.blogspot.com/

April 21:

SMSU’s Creative Writing Department and the SW/WC Service Cooperative Creative Writing Contest Awards Ceremony: http://www.swsc.org/page/832

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:   http://www.jbu.edu/giving_voice/

October 11-13:

Southern Festival of Books: http://www.humanitiestennessee.org/programs/southern-festival-books-celebration-written-word

October 16:

Chippewa Valley Book Festival: “Lore and Locality: Where Stories Come From” Chippewa Valley Museum, Eau Claire http://www.cvbookfest.org/festival-authors-2012/authors/#maltman

November 6:

Reading at Prior Lake Library at 7:00.

November 8:

Banfill-Locke Reading Series with Sharon Chemielarz: http://www.banfill-locke.org/display.cfm?article=1000674

November 14:

South St. Paul Library, 7 PM

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