2011 Twin Cities Book Festival
COMPLETE LIST OF BOOK FAIR EXHIBITORS
including AUTHOR SIGNINGS AND FESTIVAL SPECIALS
Visit the following publishers, authors, book dealers, organizations and more to see what's happening in the local book world! Each year at the Festival, exhibitors offer special prices and other perks, and many offer author signings at their tablesa great way to get a personally inscribed book at a great price! The complete list of Book Fair exhibitors, specials and signings is below.
As your host, Rain Taxi Review of Books is pleased to offer special prices on products and subscriptions and to offer a Festival raffle with great prizes—free to enter! Also, the Rain Taxis Giant Used Book Sale offers great books at rock-bottom prices. Spend $10 or more and get entered in a special raffle! And dont forget: the CLMP Literary Magazine Fair proudly presents over 50 fantastic journals from around the country—all at the special try out price of only $2! Please make sure to visit these tables during your travels through the Book Fair.
Please note: registration is closed and all exhibition space is full.
David Christenson Books
Hal Johnson Books
La Luz Comics
Margaret Soderberg Books
Studio City Media Endeavors
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!
Jan T. Adams, Football Wife
Nancy Baker, Magel's Ghost
Patrick Bettendorf, Ruby's Tale
Paul D. Burley, The Sacred Sphere
Richard E. Bush, Growing Ageless: The Simple Art of Health and Longevity
Roma Calatayud-Stocks, A Song in My Heart
Jessie Chandler, Bingo Barge Murder
S. C. Cobb, Peripheral Conflict
Rod Cockrum, Immediacy
David Fingerman, Spyder
Shatona Groves, A Black Parent's Memoir
JoAnn Bren Guernsey, Glass Asylum
Carla Hagen, Hand Me Down My Walking Cane
Margo Hansen, Sky's Bridal Train
C. M. Harris, Enter Oblivion
David Holmes, Loose Gravel
Elaine Hoover, The Whisk of Love
Marilyn Jax, Road to Omalos
Dody J. Johnson, Fugue
Peggy Keener, Potato in a Rice Bowl
Susan Koefod, Washed Up
Brian Landon, Why Did Santa Leave a Body?
Catherine Lundoff, A Day at the Inn, A Night at the Palace and Other Stories
Jim McEnroe, The Rabbit King: Kingdom Leporidae
Ms. Nique, The Definition of Me
Beth Obermeyer, The Biggest Dance and Big
Elizabeth Parker, Tony and Red
Joan Murphy Pride, Double Cross Country
Katharine Rauk, Basil
Lehman Riley, Papa Lemon
Diane Hammond Ross, Charlie Visits a Science Laboratory
J. O. Salls, First Year
Brittney Sabo, Francis Sharp in the Grip of the Uncanny!
John Shekleton, Father Tierney Stumbles
Tim Sievert, The Clandestinauts
Beth Solheim, Outwitted
Connie Claire Szarke, Delicate Armor
Melissa Vocelka, Oh Mighty Mississippi
Renιe Wendinger, Extra! Extra! The Orphan Trains and Newsboys of New York
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, t-shirts, prize packages, and more!
Rain Taxi Review of Books
Visit the Rain Taxi Review of Books table 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!
Animal Rights Coalition
11:00a – 4:00p: Andrew Quinn, Waterfall Dance
1:00p:– 2:00p: Rebecca Fjelland Davis, Chasing Alliecat
Festival specials: everything priced at $5; free advance reading copies; enter to win a four-book package!
Festival special: $15 for hardcovers, $10 for paperbacks!
Festival special: All public radio collections and audiobooks: 20-25% off!
Holy Cow! Press
121:00p-1:00p: Ann Iverson, Art Lessonsand Definite Space
1:00p 2:00p: Catherine Holm, My Heart is a Mountain: Tales of Magic and the Land
2:00p 3:00p: Kathryn Kysar, Pretend the World
11:00a 12:00p: Alferian Gwydion Maclir, Wandlore
3:30p 4:30p: Nancy Antenucci & Melanie Howard offer mini-readings and sign Psychic Tarot
Festival specials: everything priced at $10, free advance reading copies; enter to win a four-book package!
10:00a 11:00a: Jessie Chandler, Bingo Barge Murder
Festival specials: everything priced at $10; free advance reading copies; enter to win a seven-book package!
12:00p 1:00p: John Reimringer, Vestments
2:00p 3:00p: Danielle Sosin, The Long-Shining Waters
Minnesota Historical Society Press
2:00p 3:00p: Brett Laidlaw, Trout Caviar Festival special: all books 30% off!
Mystery Writers of America
10:00 10:30a David Housewright
10:30a - 11:30a: Sparkle Abbey
11:30a- 12:30p: Raymond Benson, Julie Kramer, Sujata Massey, Carl Brookins, Michael Mallory, Erin Hart
12:30p 1:30p: David Housewright and Julie Kramer
1:30p 2:30p: Christine Husom and Sujata Massey
2:30p 3:30p: Raymond Benson and Carl Brookins
3:30p 4:30p: Michael Mallory and Erin Hart
New Rivers Press
10:00a 11:30a: Tim Nolan, The Sound of It
11:00a 12:30p: Alan Davis, Rumors of the Lost World
12:00p 1:30p: Richard Broderick, Night Sale and Woman Lake
1:30p 3:00p: Elizabeth Searle, Girl Held in Home
10:00a 11:00a: Judy Borger, Wheres Billie?
11:00a 12:00p: Lori Sturdevant, The Pillsburys of Minnesota
12:00p 1:00p: Greg Watson, What Music Remains
1:00p 1:30: Cary Waterman, Book of Fire
1:30 2:00p: Linda Back McKay, The Next Best Thing
2:00p 3:00p: Kevin Cannon & Tom Hegg, Little Dickens
4:00 4:30: Anne Fraser, Deadly Treats
Festival special: Free blank journals while supplies last!
North Star Press
10:00a-10:30a: Mary DesJarlais, Dorie LaValle
10:30-11:00a: Marie Zhuikov, Eye of the Wolf
11:00a-11:30a: Danelle Helget, Lost and Found
11:30a-12:00p: Dennis Nau, The Year God Forgot Us
12:00p-12:30p: Ellen Lansky, Golden Jeep
12:30-1:00p: Dennis Kelly, BlizzardBall
1:00p-1:30p: Bob Gust, The Card Sharp
1:30-2:00p: Jerry Anderson, Paul's Bloody Trousers
2:00p-2:30p: Fred Blanch, Last Words
2:30p-3:00p: Clyde Braden, Sudden Impact
3:00p-3:30p: Evelyn Klein, Once Upon A Neighborhood
10:00a-5:00p: Lance Zarimba, various titles
Red Dragonfly Press
10:00a-11:00a: Larry Gavin, Least Resistance
Festival specials: reduced prices on Perfect Dragonfly: A Commonplace Book of Poems, and First Words by Joyce Sutphen, our new Minnesota Poet Laureate!
10:00a-2:00p: Pendred Noyce, Lost in Lexicon (signing in the Children's Pavilion)
Festival specials: Limited edition Lost in Lexicon posters for sale; books priced from $10 - $12; The New Writers Handbook 2007 and The New Writers Handbook Vol. 2 together $10
Studio City Endeavors
10:00a 12:00p: John Fox, Digital Work in an Analog World
12:00p 2:00p: Joel Arnold, Northwoods Deep and Ox Cart Angel
2:00p 4:00p: Stacey Dinner-Levin, Autistic License
Super Session Press
12:00p 12:30p: Michael Finley, The Orchard
1:30p 2:00p: John Coy, The Last Year
Festival specials: $5 off 2012 Calendar, $5 Proof Prints, and $5 'scrap' books!
The Postcard Press
Festival specials: free mini-tote ($10 value) with new subscriptions or with purchases of 10 or more postcards; postcards also 20% off regular price: only $2 each!
Festival special: Free copies of the current Utne Reader.
individual author EXHIBITOR SPECIALS
Drawing for a free copy.
Hand-carved wooden items with purchase, while supplies last.
Drawing for a free book!
Free tap dance with every book signed—hear your name in tap rhythm!