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Events

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Sat, March 9th, 2024

Tucson Festival of Books

When:
March 9-10, 2024
Where:
University of Arizona
Panels:

Sat, Mar 9, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Trust the System/Lose Your Life
Sometimes trusting the system leads to greater danger and corruption. Three authors of YA thrillers discuss their books that involve suspense and mysteries that endanger the lives of teens.
—YA Author Stage (Seats 100)

Sat, Mar 9, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Save the Children
In this panel, three expert writers explain how they craft their heart-racing mysteries about protecting the innocent, and why this matters.
—Integrated Learning Center Room 130
—Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)

Sun, Mar 10, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Double Lives
These three authors know how to twist a plot. They'll talk through the tricks to a clever twist. You’ll never guess the secrets buried in these plots (no spoilers).
—Integrated Learning Center Room 130
—Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)



Mon, March 18th, 2024

Minnesota Mystery Night

When:
March 18, 2024; 7:00 pm
Where:
Axels in Mendota
What:
Join me in conversation with Kristi Belcamino as we talk about our latest books. The presentation will be followed by a Q & A and a signing.



Wed, April 17th, 2024

Three Authors, One Night in St. James

When:
April 17, 2024
6 pm
Where:
Watonwan County Public Library
St. James, MN
What:
Join award-winning authors Jess Lourey, Sarah Stonich, and Kristi Belcamino for a wildly entertaining night of book talk, writing talk, and laughter! We'll talk about where they get our ideas, our diverse writing styles, our journeys to publication, as well as provide an exclusive sneak peek at our upcoming projects, followed by a Q & A session. This presentation is perfect for readers, writers, and those looking for a fun night out. Thanks to Legacy funding, this event is free and open to the public.



Thu, April 18th, 2024

Three Authors, One Night in Fairmont

When:
April 18, 2024
6 pm
Where:
Martin County Library
Fairmont, MN
What:
Join award-winning authors Jess Lourey, Sarah Stonich, and Kristi Belcamino for a wildly entertaining night of book talk, writing talk, and laughter! These three women will talk about where they get their ideas, their diverse writing styles, their journeys to publication, as well as an exclusive sneak peek at their upcoming projects. Plus, they’ll each offer a very brief reading followed by a Q & A session. This presentation is perfect for readers, writers, and those looking for a fun night out. Thanks to Legacy funding, this event is free and open to the public.



Tue, April 23rd, 2024

Le Sueur Public Library Presentation

When:
April 23, 2024
6 pm
Where:
Le Sueur Public Library
Le Sueur, MN
What:
This presentation is free and open to the public. Come find out about Jess's writing process and research, followed by a Q & A.



Sat, May 18th, 2024

St. Cloud Signing

When:
May 18, 2024
11:30 am
Where:
Books Revisited
St. Cloud, MN



Sat, May 18th, 2024

New Ulm Signing

When:
May 18, 2024
4:00 pm
Where:
Lykke Books
203 N Minnesota St, New Ulm, MN



Sun, May 19th, 2024

Alexandria Signing

When:
May 19, 2024
11-12:30
Where:
Cherry Street Books
Alexandria, MN



Sun, May 19th, 2024

Bemidji Signing

When:
May 19, 2024
4 pm
Where:
Four Pines Bookstore
Bemidji, MN



Mon, May 20th, 2024

Three Authors, One Lunch in Calumet

When:
May 20, 2024
Noon
Where:
Calumet Public Library
Calumet, MN
What:
Join award-winning authors Jess Lourey, Sarah Stonich, and Kristi Belcamino for a wildly entertaining night of book talk, writing talk, and laughter! We'll talk about where they get our ideas, our diverse writing styles, our journeys to publication, as well as provide an exclusive sneak peek at our upcoming projects, followed by a Q & A session. This presentation is perfect for readers, writers, and those looking for a fun night out. Thanks to Legacy funding, this event is free and open to the public.



Mon, May 20th, 2024

Three Authors, One Night in Virginia

When:
May 20, 2024
6:00 pm
Where:
Virginia Public Library
Virginia, MN
What:
Join award-winning authors Jess Lourey, Sarah Stonich, and Kristi Belcamino for a wildly entertaining night of book talk, writing talk, and laughter! We'll talk about where they get our ideas, our diverse writing styles, our journeys to publication, as well as provide an exclusive sneak peek at our upcoming projects, followed by a Q & A session. This presentation is perfect for readers, writers, and those looking for a fun night out. Thanks to Legacy funding, this event is free and open to the public.



Tue, May 21st, 2024

Multi-author Hybrid Event in Duluth

When:
May 21, 2024
Time TBA
Where:
Bookstore at Fitger's
Duluth, MN



Tue, May 21st, 2024

Three Authors, One Lunch in Cloquet

When:
May 21, 2024
Noon
Where:
Cloquet Public Library
Cloquet, MN
What:
Join award-winning authors Jess Lourey, Sarah Stonich, and Kristi Belcamino for a wildly entertaining night of book talk, writing talk, and laughter! We'll talk about where they get our ideas, our diverse writing styles, our journeys to publication, as well as provide an exclusive sneak peek at our upcoming projects, followed by a Q & A session. This presentation is perfect for readers, writers, and those looking for a fun night out. Thanks to Legacy funding, this event is free and open to the public.



Mon, June 10th, 2024

Brainerd Public Library Brown Bag Lunch

When:
June 10, 2024
12-1 pm
Where:
Brainerd Public Library
Brainerd, MN
What:
This presentation is free and open to the public. Come find out about Jess's writing process and research, followed by a Q & A.



Thu, June 13th, 2024

Wisdom & Wine

When:
June 13, 2024
6 pm
Where:
Willmar Conference Center
Willmar, MN
What:
"The Willmar Friends of the Library 4th annual Wisdom & Wine fundraising event will take place on June 13th. The exciting evening will be an opportunity to hear Minnesota authors. Proceeds from the event will be used to support the Friends of the Library Fund. Those attending will receive a free glass of wine or nonalcoholic beverage. A silent auction and raffle will all be part of the evening’s activities. This is a wonderful opportunity for supporters of the public library to enjoy an evening of good conversation, interesting author talks, and great desserts!"



Wed, July 24th, 2024

Fergus Falls Signing

When:
July 24, 2024
4:00 pm
Where:
Lundeen's
Fergus Falls, MN



Fri, July 26th, 2024

Battle Lake Signing

When:
July 26, 2024
Time TBA
Where:
Lionseed Bookstore
Battle Lake, MN

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