Tag Archive for 'Authors'

Author Visit: November 19th, 7:00 p.m.

Cory Pedersen Tuesday, November 19, 2013 7:00 p.m. St. Charles Public Library Come along with 14-year-old Shawn Buckner on a quest for his first wild turkey with a bow.  Set in the bluffs and valleys of southeastern Minnesota’s Whitewater Wildlife Management Area, Spring Turkey Chronicles combines hunting ethics with an engaging story. Cory Pedersen is a […]

Author Visit: July 31st, 1:30 p.m.

Amanda Huneke Wednesday, July 31, 2013 1:30 p.m. St. Charles Public Library Join author Amanda Huneke for a special story time as she reads from her new “Monster on the Loose” book series. Amanda grew up the oldest of four children in the rural farming community of Goodhue, Minnesota, and graduated from Minnesota State University, […]

Author Visit: April 25th, 6:30 p.m.

Laura Purdie Salas Thursday, April 25, 2013 6:30 p.m. St. Charles Public Library Laura Purdie Salas is the author of more than 100 books for children and teens, including 2012 Minnesota Book Award Winner BookSpeak! Poems about Books, and Minnesota Book Award Finalists A Leaf Can Be…. (2013) and Stampede! Poems to Celebrate the Wild […]

Author Visit: April 9th, 6:30 p.m.

Debbie Lampi / D. A. Lampi Mystery Author Panel Tuesday, April 9, 2013 6:30 p.m. St. Charles Public Library D.A. Lampi is a transplanted New Yorker living in southeastern Minnesota with her husband, children and a sheltie named Scout. Her first mystery novel, Shadow Play, debuts in June 2013. Repercussions, a literary novel about the […]

Author Visit: April 9th, 6:30 p.m.

Mickie Turk Mystery Author Panel Tuesday, April 9, 2013 6:30 p.m. St. Charles Public Library Born and raised in Minneapolis, Mickie Turk has worked independently and commercially in film, photography, and journalism for the past 20 years. She wrote, directed, and produced several films, both short and feature-length narratives and documentaries. Wayward Girls, which appeared […]

Author Visit: April 9th, 6:30 p.m.

Colin T. Nelson Mystery Author Panel Tuesday, April 9, 2013 6:30 p.m. St. Charles Public Library Colin T. Nelson grew up in a small town in southern Minnesota. He has worked as both a prosecutor and public defender for over thirty years where he’s seen cases that could never be used on reality TV—they’re too […]

Author Visit: April 9th, 6:30 p.m.

Christine Husom Mystery Author Panel Tuesday, April 9, 2013 6:30 p.m. St. Charles Public Library Christine Husom, a lifelong Minnesota resident, is a former corrections officer, mental health practitioner, and deputy sheriff. She holds an undergraduate degree from Concordia University in St. Paul, and a law enforcement certificate from Metropolitan State. Husom feels called to […]

Author Visit: April 9th, 6:30 p.m.

Erin Hart Mystery Author Panel Tuesday, April 9, 2013 6:30 p.m. St. Charles Public Library Erin Hart’s archaeological crime novels are set in the mysterious boglands of Ireland. Her debut, Haunted Ground (2003), won the Friends of American Writers award and Romantic Times’ Best First Mystery, was shortlisted for Anthony and Agatha awards, and translated […]

Mystery Author Panel: April 9th, 6:30 p.m.

Have you ever wondered where authors get their ideas? How does one write a convincing thriller without actually murdering someone? Join Minnesota mystery authors Erin Hart, Christine Husom, Colin T. Nelson, Mickie Turk, and D. A. Lampi for a discussion of their newest books and the writing process. Tuesday, April 9, 2013 6:30 p.m. St. […]

Author Visit: February 26th, 7:00 p.m.

Kim Heikkila Sisterhood of War: Minnesota Women in Vietnam Tuesday, February 26, 2013 7:00 PM St. Charles Public Library Kim Heikkila earned her Ph.D. in American Studies, with a minor in Feminist Studies, from the University of Minnesota in 2002. Her dissertation, G.I. Gender: Vietnam War-Era Women Veterans and U.S. Citizenship, was based on interviews […]