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2011 Twin Cities Book Festival Schedule

Saturday, October 15, 2011
10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Minneapolis Community & Technical College

BOOK FAIR

10:00 am to 5:00 pm
An all-day exhibit of publishers, magazines, literary organizations, local authors, booksellers, and more! CLICK HERE for a complete listing of exhibitors and exhibitor specials.

MORNING MIXER

10:00 to 10:30 am
Meet local luminaries! CLICK HERE for complete list of participating authors.

FEATURED AUTHOR READINGS AND PRESENTATIONS

Click on author name or event title for more information.


RAIN ROOM

10:30am:   How Do We Plot? A Mystery Panel

11:30am:   Gary Tillery

12:30pm:   This Must Be The Place: Representing Minnesota

  1:30pm:   Lawrence Weschler

  2:30pm:   Telling Our Stories: Minnesota Memoirs


TAXI ROOM

10:30am:   Diana Abu-Jaber and N. M. Kelby

11:30am:   Steven Pinker

12:30pm:   Jaimy Gordon and Daniel Woodrell

  1:30pm:   Kevin Sorbo

  2:30pm:   Ben Katchor

  3:30pm:   Tess Gallagher


Book sales for our featured authors are provided onsite by Magers & Quinn Booksellers, and booksignings will take place after each event. For more information about authors and featured presentations, CLICK HERE.


CHILDREN'S PAVILION


readings, music, & presentations:

10:30 am:      Paul Fricke

11:00 am:      The Bazillions

11:30 am:      Phyllis Root

12:00 pm:      The Bazillions

12:30 pm:      John Coy

  1:00 pm:      Bookcrobatics

  1:30 pm:      Sarah Forss

  2:00 pm:      Dazzling Dave Yo-Yo Master

  2:30 pm:      Kelly Barnhill

  3:00 pm:      Dazzling Dave Yo-Yo Master

  3:30 pm:      Lynne Jonell


other ACTIVITIES:

10:00 am-10:45 am: Workshop: "Who's Knocking On My Door?"

10:00 am-2:00 pm: Lexicon Villages: Playing with Words & Numbers

11:00 am-4:00 pm: Drawing Lessons: How to Make Comics & More

11:00 am-4:00 pm: Bruce the Bug Guy: Up Close with Insects

4:00 pm-4:45 pm: Workshop: "Low Impact Storytelling"

Book sales for our featured authors are provided onsite by Red Balloon Bookshop, and booksignings will take place after each event. For more detailed information about Children's Pavilion events, CLICK HERE!



To return to the main Twin Cities Book Festival page, click here.