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2010 Twin Cities Book Festival
Exhibit Information

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.

  *   General Exhibitors   *   Exhibiting Authors   *  
  *  Exhibitor specials  *  

General Exhibitors

2D Cloud


Aliform Publishing

Animal Rights Coalition

Beaver's Pond Press

Big Brain Comics

Blue Earth Review

Blueroad Press


Capstone Press

Chesterton Press

Children’s Book Illustrators Guild

Council of Literary Magazines & Presses

Cloquet River Press

Clover Valley Press

Coffee House Press

Common Good Books

Consortium Book Sales and Distribution

David Christenson Books

Dislocate Literary Magazine

The Ebook Consultants

Elva Resa Publishing

Funyetta Books

Graywolf Press

The Guthrie Theater

Hell Yes Press

Holy Cow! Press

Ice Cold Crime

International Cartoonist Conspiracy

KFAI Fresh Air

La Mano 21

Llewellyn Worldwide

Location Books

The Loft Literary Center

Loonfeather Press

Magers & Quinn Booksellers

Melange Press

Midway Contemporary Art Library

Milkweed Editions

Minneapolis Observer Quarterly

Minnesota Book Awards

Minnesota Crime Wave

Minnesota Historical
  Society Press

Minnesota Literacy Council

Minnesota Public Radio

Minnetonka Review

New Rivers Press

Nodin Press

Normandale Community
  College Creative Writing Program

North Star Press

Onyx Neon Press

Papyrus Publishing

Pathfinder Books

Penury Press

Pliant Press

Professional Editors Network

Rain Taxi Review of Books

Raven Productions

Red Dragonfly Press

Replacement Press

RockSaw Press

Sam's Dot Publishing

Sheaf House Publishers

Sisters in Crime

Southside Writers

Spout Press

St. Paul Almanac

Success Beyond the Classroom

Super Session Press

Tales of the Unanticipated

University of Minnesota Press

Usborne Books

Varangian Trade and Plunder

Water~Stone Review

Whistling Shade

Yaldah Publishing

Exhibiting Authors

These authors all have recently published books, including riveting memoirs, intriguing mysteries, poetry, children's books, and more. Check them out!

Carolyn Akinyi

Alan Beck

Jack Becker

John L. Betcher

Byron Dale

Joy DeKok

Will Dinski

Paul Dixon

Brian Duren

David Fingerman

Bob Fulton

Kitty Gogins

Andy Hoeveler

Kolburn Kersten

Evelyn D. Klein

Brian Landon

Eric Lunde

Mark McGinty

Colin T. Nelson

Andrew Neudecker

Ruth Anne Olson

Leslie Peterson

Micaela Preston

M. Ann Pritchard

B. Wayne Quist

Jacqueline Regis

Mark Rich

Michael Schick

Colin Sokolowski

Beth Solheim

Carei F. Thomas

Terre Thomas

Elizabeth Hatcher True

Susan Vigilante

Brenda Whiteside

Yakao Yang



Twin Cities Book Festival Raffle

Enter the Festival Raffle at the Information Booth in the center of the exhibit hall to win fantastic prizes—including 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 you’ll 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!

CLMP Literary Magazine Fair

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 discount—including cookbooks!

Big Brain Comics

12:30p: Tom Kaczynski signing
  2:30p: Bill Willingham signing

Chesterton Press

Special Festival discount on all titles!

Coffee House Press

Author Signings:
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

Author Signings:
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:

• 6X6
• Absinthe: New European Writing
• Alaska Qaurterly Review
• Alimentum-The Literature of Food
• Apple Valley Review
• Aufgabe
• Avery: An Anthology of New Fiction
• Bateau
• Bellevue Literary Review
• The Blotter Magazine
• Book/Mark Quarterly Review
• Cave Wall
• Colorado Review
• Conjunctions
• Cool Grove Publishing
• Creative Nonfiction
• Fiction Magazine
• The Fiddlehead
• Fogged Clarity
• The Furnace Review
• Gargoyle Magazine
• The Georgia Review
• Gival Press
• Glimmer Train Stories
• The Greensboro Review
• Haight Ashbury Literary Journal
• Heat Press
• Journal of Ordinary Thought
• Kaleidoscope
• Left Curve Publications
• Lilies and Cannonballs
• Literal Magazine
• The Literary Review
• The MacGuffin
• Mandorla
• New England Review
• Ninth Letter
• Northwest Review
• The Oxford American
• Paper Darts Magazine
• Paterson Literary Review
• Poem
• River Styx
• Ruminate Magazine
• Skidrow Penthouse
• Southern Humanities Review
• The Southern Review
• Southwest Review
• spinning jenny
• Spoon River Poetry Review
• St. Petersburg Review
• Tipton Poetry Journal
• West Branch
• Willow Springs
• Witness
• The Word Works
• Verse Wisconsin
• Yankee Oracle Gazette
• Zone 3

Elva Resa Publishing

Author Signings:
11:00a-12:00p: Nina Crittenden, Cedric and the Dragon
  2:00p-3:00p: Christina Rodriguez, The Wishing Tree

Guthrie Theater

Win tickets to the Guthrie’s adaptation of Louise Erdrich’s The Master Butcher Singing Club
Win more prizes by spinning our prize wheel!

Holy Cow! Press

Author Signings:
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!

Melange Press

Author Signing:
10:00a – 5:00p: Carl Eeman.

Midway Contemporary Art Library

Buy two catalogues and get Catawampus free!

Milkweed Editions

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

Will Weaver

Minnetonka Review

Free back issues for the first 200 visitors!

New Rivers Press

Author Signings:
11:00a – 12:00p: Walter Roers
12:00 – 1:00p: Cezarija Abartis
  1:00 -2:00: Timothy J. Nolan

Nodin Press

Free blank book with purchase of any Nodin Press title.
Author Signing:
12:00 – 2:00p: Joseph Plut, Conversations with Jon Hassler

North Star Press

Author Signings:
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?

Papyrus Publishing

Author Signing:
1:00 – 2:00p: Mahmoud El-Kati, Haiti: The Hidden Truth

Pliant Press

All day: Meet author Lars Martinson

Raven Productions

Author Signing:
1:00: Karen Shragg, Lucy’s Hero

Red Dragonfly Press

Author Signings:
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

Replacement Press

Author Signing:
12:00 – 3:00p: John Jodzio

Scarletta Press

Most books $10
Author Signing:
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!

Southside Writers

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.

Yaldah Publishing

10% off all books.
Author Signing:
11:00a – 12:00p and 1:00 - 2:00p: Sheyna Galyan, Destined to Choose

To go to the Author Events page, click here.

To go to the Events Schedule page, click here.

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