2010 Twin Cities Book Festival
Visit the following publishers, authors, book dealers, organizations and more to see what's happening in the local book world! Many Festival exhibitors offer discounts and special offers on their titles, so be sure to wander the entire exhibit hall for unexpected treasures. Below are specific author signings and specials announced in advance. (Author signings generally last one hour unless otherwise noted.)
Please note: registration is closed and all exhibition space is full.
David Christenson Books
The Ebook Consultants
Super Session Press
Varangian Trade and Plunder
These authors all have recently published books, including riveting memoirs, intriguing mysteries, poetry, children's books, and more. Check them out!
John L. Betcher
Evelyn D. Klein
Colin T. Nelson
Ruth Anne Olson
M. Ann Pritchard
B. Wayne Quist
Carei F. Thomas
Elizabeth Hatcher True
EXHIBITOR SPECIALS AND PROMOTIONS
GENERAL EXHIBITOR SPECIALS
Twin Cities Book Festival Raffle
Enter the Festival Raffle at the Information Booth in the center of the exhibit hall to win fantastic prizesincluding signed books, event tickets, gift certificates, movie passes, t-shirts, prize packages, and more!
Rain Taxi Review of Books
Visit the Rain Taxi Review of Books table located in the center of the exhibit hall,
where youll find free copies, great giveaways, and deep discounts on subscriptions and merchandise!
Rain Taxi Used Book Sale
Get a free raffle ticket with every $10 spent at our Fundraiser Book Sale!
The Twin Cities Book Festival is pleased to welcome the Council of Literary Magazines
and Presses, showcasing amazing literary journals from around the country
and offering copies for sale at special try-out prices! CLICK HERE for a complete list!
Animal Rights Coalition
Several books on deep discountincluding cookbooks!
Big Brain Comics
12:30p: Tom Kaczynski signing
2:30p: Bill Willingham signing
Special Festival discount on all titles!
Coffee House Press
11:00a: Greg Hewett, darkacre
11:30a: Andrew Ervin, Extraordinary Renditions
2:00p: Lightsey Darst, Find the Girl
3:00p: Steve Healey, 10 Mississippi
Consortium Book Sales & Distribution
11:00a-12:00p: Emilie Buchwald, Buddy Unchained
3:00p-4:00p: Larry-bob Roberts, The International Homosexual Conspiracy
Council of Literary Magazines & Presses (CLMP)
The CLMP Literary Magazine Fair proudly presents over 50 fantastic journals from around the country—all available at the special try out price of only $2! Featured magazines include:
Absinthe: New European Writing
Alaska Qaurterly Review
Alimentum-The Literature of Food
Apple Valley Review
Avery: An Anthology of New Fiction
Bellevue Literary Review
The Blotter Magazine
Book/Mark Quarterly Review
Cool Grove Publishing
The Furnace Review
The Georgia Review
Glimmer Train Stories
The Greensboro Review
Haight Ashbury Literary Journal
Journal of Ordinary Thought
Left Curve Publications
Lilies and Cannonballs
The Literary Review
New England Review
The Oxford American
Paper Darts Magazine
Paterson Literary Review
Southern Humanities Review
The Southern Review
Spoon River Poetry Review
St. Petersburg Review
Tipton Poetry Journal
The Word Works
Yankee Oracle Gazette
Elva Resa Publishing
11:00a-12:00p: Nina Crittenden, Cedric and the Dragon
2:00p-3:00p: Christina Rodriguez, The Wishing Tree
Win tickets to the Guthries adaptation of Louise Erdrichs The Master Butcher Singing Club
Win more prizes by spinning our prize wheel!
Holy Cow! Press
12:00 - 1:00p: J.P. White, All Good Water
1:00 - 2:00p: Vicky Lettmann, When Last on the Mountain: The View from Writers over 50
The Loft Literary Center
Enter our drawing for a free Loft membership!
10:00a 5:00p: Carl Eeman.
Midway Contemporary Art Library
Buy two catalogues and get Catawampus free!
Raffles and discounted prices on books, plus a free tote bag with purchase of two books!
Minneapolis Observer Quarterly
Free calendars & back issues!
Minnesota Historical Society
Free back issues for the first 200 visitors!
New Rivers Press
11:00a 12:00p: Walter Roers
12:00 1:00p: Cezarija Abartis
1:00 -2:00: Timothy J. Nolan
Free blank book with purchase of any Nodin Press title.
12:00 2:00p: Joseph Plut, Conversations with Jon Hassler
North Star Press
10:00: Rick Shefchik, Frozen Tundra
10:30: Ron Handberg, Deadly Reunion
10:30: Jeff Vaala, Past Due
11:00: Eunice Anderson, How Did You Find Me?
11:30: Wes Hanvy, Puffer Fish Blues
11:30: Cynthia Kraack, Ashwood
12:00: Janice Kimes, Have A Nice Day
12:00: Faye Berger, Gumption
12:30: Mary Rondeau Westra, After the Murder of My Son
12:30: Connie Fortin with Trong Nguyen, Born into War
1:00: Jamie Nesvold, Greatest Food Fight of All Time
1:30: Patty Overson, Tasty Foods Along Minnesota's Highways
2:00: Pam Leonard, Death's Imperfect Witness
2:30: Karl Vanghen, My Enemy, My Beloved
3:00: Mike Roberts, Last Keeper at Split Rock
3:00: Dan Lynch, To Tipple A Prince
3:30: David Holmes, Emily's Run
4:00: Brian Landon, Why Did Santa Leave A Body?
1:00 2:00p: Mahmoud El-Kati, Haiti: The Hidden Truth
All day: Meet author Lars Martinson
1:00: Karen Shragg, Lucys Hero
Red Dragonfly Press
1100a 12:00p: Joyce Sutphen, First Words
1100a 12:00p: Tim Young, Herds of Bears Surround Us
1:00 2:00p: Patrick Hicks, The Kiss That Saved My Life
3:00 4:00p: James P. Lenfestey, Low Down and Coming On
12:00 3:00p: John Jodzio
Most books $10
2:30 3:00p: Charles Locks, Greater Trouble in the Lesser Antilles
Sheaf House Publishers
Kids books at special prices and three raffles throughout day!
Discounts on books
Lots of free stuff!
The Ebook Consultants
Get a can of Whitefield Organic Pure Green Tea free with purchase of Lose Weight with Green Tea at a discounted price.
Buy two books and get a free, autographed copy of A Cup of Christmas Tea by Tom Hegg and Warren Hanson.
University of Minnesota Press
All books on sale at 30% off.
10% off all books.
11:00a 12:00p and 1:00 - 2:00p: Sheyna Galyan, Destined to Choose