2020 Schedule (subject to change and updating)
- POSTPONED INDEFINITELY;
SAT. April 25, 2020Noon- 2:00 pm. Cooked to Death, Vol.V: Restaurant in Peace book launch party, Once Upon a Crime Bookstore, Minneapolis MN.
- NEW–THU, SEP 10, 7:30 P.M-8:30 pm. Midstream Reading Series, VIRTUAL EVENT via ZOOM. I’ll read selections from my published books and share the hour with three other authors.
- SWITCHING TO A VIRTUAL EVENT; SAT-SUN, October 3-4, time to be determined; Deep Valley Book Festival, Loose Moose Saloon and Conference Center, Mankato MN
- THU, Oct. 15, 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm. Rosemount Area Arts Council, Meet the Author, Dakota County Library, Rosemount MN ( In-depth discussion. Ask questions. Find out what makes me tick as a writer. I might even read an excerpt from a work in progress!)
- RESCHEDULED TO THU, NOV 12, SAME TIME; T
HU, May 14, 2020, 7:00 pm. Books & Beer Book Club, Columbus WI.
- SAT-SUN, November 28-29, 10:00 am- 4:00 pm (6:00 pm on SUN); GSR Fine Art Festival, Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center, Mankato MN
- SAT, August 14, 9 am- 3 pm. Northwoods Art & Book Festival, Hackensack MN
If you can’t wait until my next appearance, you can purchase Straight River and Castle Danger by clicking on the banner below to find your nearest independent bookseller.
If you’re a fan of local authors who write mystery-suspense-thrillers set in Minnesota and featuring unique plots and characters, you have NO EXCUSE not to come to one of these events and appearances, chat about books with me for a while, and buy a signed copy while at the same time, helping a great cause–Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Minnesota. Be there or be square!
Past Events and Appearances–2020
- WED, January 22, 2020, 1:30 pm- 3:30 pm. Cannon Valley Elder Collegium, St. Olaf College, Northfield MN. Writers Talk About Writing panel discussion (registration required)
THU, March 19, 2020, 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm .Rosemount Area Arts Council, Meet the Author, Dakota County Library, Rosemount MN ( In-depth discussion. Ask questions. Find out what makes me tick as a writer. I might even read an excerpt from a work in progress!) Rescheduled for THU, Oct. 15, 2020, same time and place.
SAT, March 21, 2020, 9:00 am- 4:30 pm .Rosemount Writers’ Festival & Book Fair, Steeple Center, Rosemount MN. It will be incorporated into the Rosemount Country Faire in September.
THU-SUN, March 26-29, 2020. University of Wisconsin Writers’ Institute, Madison Concourse Hotel, Madison WI. It will be rescheduled later this year.
SAT, April 4, 2020, 3:30 pm- 5:30 pm. Once Upon A Crime Bookstore Anniversary Party. Minneapolis MN. Might be rescheduled
FRI, April 17, 2020, 4:00 pm- 8:00 pm. BBBS of Southern MN Bowl for Kids’ Sake, Faribault Bowling Center, Faribault MN
SAT, April 18, 2020, 9:00 am- 12:00 pm. BBBS of Southern MN Bowl for Kids’ Sake, Spare Time Entertainment, Owatonna MN
SAT, August 8, 9 am- 3 pm. Northwoods Art & Book Festival, Hackensack MN
Past Events and Appearances–2019
- THU, February 28, Official Book Launch Celebration for Straight River. 4-6 p.m. at Central Park Coffee, 113 N. Cedar, Owatonna MN
- SAT, March 2, 10 am-Noon. Little Professor Book Center, 110 W. Park Square, Owatonna MN
- TUE, March 5, 4- 6 pm. Owatonna Fitness Fresh Cafe, 130 E. Vine, Owatonna MN
- SAT, March 16, 1- 3 pm. Sweet Reads Books, 407 N. Main, Austin MN
- SAT, March 23, 10:30 am- 4:30 pm. Rosemount Writers’ Festival & Book Fair. Steeple Center, Rosemount MN
- SAT, March 30, 11 am- 2 pm. Fair Trade Books, 320 Bush St., Red Wing MN
- SAT, April 6, 12:30-2 pm. University of Wisconsin Writers’ Institute, Madison WI (Conference attendees only)
- SAT, April 27, 11 am- 1 pm. Paperbacks & Pieces, 429 Mankato Ave., Winona MN
- SAT, May 4, 11 am- 1 pm. Chapter 2 Books, 226 Locust St. Hudson WI
- and . . . . . . . 3-5 pm. Once Upon a Crime Mystery Books, 604 W. 26th St, Minneapolis MN
- SAT, May 18, 9 am- 4 pm. Mainstreet Days Arts & Craft Fair, Hopkins MN
- TUES, June 4, 7:00 pm. Owatonna Public Library, Owatonna MN. “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Writing a Novel, but Were Afraid to Ask.”
- SAT, June 15, 10 am- 12 Noon. Buffalo Books & Coffee, 6 Division St. E, Buffalo MN
- SAT, July 20, 9 am- 4 pm. Hopkins Raspberry Festival Marketplace Craft Fair Hopkins MN
- THU, August 1, 5 pm- 8:30 pm. Downtown Thursday Block Party, Owatonna MN.
- FRI, August 9, 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm. Beagle & Wolf Books & Bindery, Park Rapids MN
- SAT, August 10, 9 am- 3 pm. Northwoods Art & Book Festival, Hackensack MN
- SUN, August 25, 1:00 pm. Austin ArtWorks Festival, Austin MN. I’ll give a presentation at Sweet Reads Books titled “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Novel Writing but Were Afraid to Ask.”
- SAT, September 21, 10:00 am- 4:00 pm. Rosemount Country Faire, Rosemount MN
- SAT, October 5, 10:00 am- 4:00 pm. Deep Valley Book Festival, Mankato MN
- MON, October 21, 7:00 pm. Northfield Public Library, Northfield MN. “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Novel Writing but Were Afraid to Ask.”
- SAT, November 2, Noon- 3:00 pm. Dakota County Author Fair, Galaxy Library, Apple Valley, MN
- SAT, November 23, 10:00 am. Winona Public Library. Sponsored by the Mississippi Valley Writers Guild. Great River Writes Series. “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Novel Writing but Were Afraid to Ask.”
- SAT, November 30, 10:00 am- 6:00 pm. GSR Fine Art Festival, Mankato MN.
- SUN, December 1, 10:00 am- 4:00 pm. GSR Fine Art Festival, Mankato MN