Local Author Morning Mingle

Twin Cities Book Festival, Minnesota State Fairgrounds
Saturday, October 13, 2018: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

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Start your day by mingling with over two dozen Minnesota authors who have published new books in the past year — books will be available for purchase and signing, and fair warning, there may be swag and raffle prizes! After the Morning Mingle, the Mingle area stays open all day for Festival attendees to enjoy as a place to relax, catch up, and take photos. We are pleased to welcome MSR Design as the sponsor of the Mingle area!

Meet Local Authors 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Join Rain Taxi at the Morning Mingle as we welcome acclaimed writer Greil Marcus to the Twin Cities! Many of his books will be available for purchase and signing. We also celebrate the following local authors celebrating new releases:

Maureen Aitken

The Patron Saint of Lost Girls (Southeast Missouri State University Press)

Gretchen Anthony

Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners (Park Row)

Archie Bongiovanni and Tristan Jimerson

A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns (Limerence Press)

Scott Carlson

Twin Cities Beer: A Heady History (Arcadia Publishing)

Blue Delliquanti

Meal (Iron Circus Comics)

Mary Moore Easter

The Body of the World (Madhat, Inc.)

Heid Erdrich

New Poets of Native Nations (Graywolf Press)

Sally Franson

A Lady’s Guide to Selling Out (The Dial Press)

Pete Hautman

Otherwood (Candlewick)

David Housewright

Like to Die: A McKenzie Novel (Minotaur Books)

Chris Mackenzie Jones

Behind the Book: Eleven Authors on Their Path to Publication (University of Chicago Press)

Kathleen Ann Kenney

Girl on the Leeside (Nan A. Talese)

Jennifer Kwon Dobbs

Interrogation Room (White Pine Press)

Channy Leaneagh

We Can Be Like The Sun And The Moon

Gordon Marino

The Existentialist’s Survival Guide: How to Live Authentically in an Inauthentic Age (HarperOne)

Mindy Mejia

Leave No Trace (Atria/Emily Bestler Books)

David Mura

A Stranger’s Journey: Race, Identity, and Narrative Craft in Writing (University of Georgia Press)

Gary Eldon Peter

Oranges (New Rivers Press)

Wang Ping

Life of Miracles Along the Yangtze and Mississippi (University of Georgia Press)

Julie Schumacher

The Shakespeare Requirement (Doubleday)

Kaethe Schwehn

The Rending and the Nest (Bloomsbury USA)

Sarah Bamford Seidelmann

The Book of Beasties: Your A-to-Z Guide to the Illuminationg Wisdom of Spirit Animals (Sounds True)

Quinton Skinner

Amnesia Nights (Fentum Press)

Gregory Blake Smith

The Maze at Windermere (Viking)

Madelon Sprengnether

Mourning Freud (Bloomsbury Academic)

Sarah Stonich

Laurentian Divide (University of Minnesota Press)

Saymoukda Vongsay

When Everything was Everything (Full Circle Publishing)

Ahmed Ismail Yusuf

The Lion’s Binding Oath (Catalyst Press)

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