2019 Minnesota Book Award Winners Announced

April 6, 2019, SAINT PAUL, MN – The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library has announced the winners of the 2019 Minnesota Book Awards, sponsored by Education Minnesota. In addition to winners in nine categories, The Friends presented the Book Artist Award and Kay Sexton Award to previously announced honorees. Over 800 people attended…

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36 Books Blog: Kate DiCamillo

Each day leading up to the 2019 Minnesota Book Awards Ceremony, we’ll be featuring an exclusive interview with one of our 36 finalists. Learn more about these incredible local writers and gear up to see the winners announced live in person April 6. Interview with Kate DiCamillo, author of Louisiana’s Way Home Category: Middle Grade…

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36 Books Blog: Dianna Hunter

Each day leading up to the 2019 Minnesota Book Awards Ceremony, we’ll be featuring an exclusive interview with one of our 36 finalists. Learn more about these incredible local writers and gear up to see the winners announced live in person April 6. Interview with Dianna Hunter, author of Wild Mares: My Lesbian Back-to-the-Land Life…

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36 Books Blog: Kimberly J. Brown

Each day leading up to the 2019 Minnesota Book Awards Ceremony, we’ll be featuring an exclusive interview with one of our 36 finalists. Learn more about these incredible local writers and gear up to see the winners announced live in person April 6. Interview with Kimberly Brown, author of The I-35W Bridge Collapse: A Survivor’s…

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36 Books Blog: David Mura

Each day leading up to the 2019 Minnesota Book Awards Ceremony, we’ll be featuring an exclusive interview with one of our 36 finalists. Learn more about these incredible local writers and gear up to see the winners announced live in person April 6. Interview with David Mura, author of A Stranger’s Journey: Race, Identity, and…

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36 Books Blog: Brian Freeman

Each day leading up to the 2019 Minnesota Book Awards Ceremony, we’ll be featuring an exclusive interview with one of our 36 finalists. Learn more about these incredible local writers and gear up to see the winners announced live in person April 6. Interview with Brian Freeman, author of The Voice Inside Category: Genre Fiction,…

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36 Books Blog: Maya Dusenbery

Each day leading up to the 2019 Minnesota Book Awards Ceremony, we’ll be featuring an exclusive interview with one of our 36 finalists. Learn more about these incredible local writers and gear up to see the winners announced live in person April 6. Interview with Maya Dusenbery, author of Doing Harm: The Truth About How…

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36 Books Blog: Cori Doerrfeld

Each day leading up to the 2019 Minnesota Book Awards Ceremony, we’ll be featuring an exclusive interview with one of our 36 finalists. Learn more about these incredible local writers and gear up to see the winners announced live in person April 6. Interview with Cori Doerrfeld, author of The Rabbit Listened Category: Children’s Literature,…

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36 Books Blog: Bryan Bliss

Each day leading up to the 2019 Minnesota Book Awards Ceremony, we’ll be featuring an exclusive interview with one of our 36 finalists. Learn more about these incredible local writers and gear up to see the winners announced live in person April 6. Interview with Bryan Bliss, author of We’ll Fly Away Category: Young Adult…

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36 Books Blog: Claire Wahmanholm

Each day leading up to the 2019 Minnesota Book Awards Ceremony, we’ll be featuring an exclusive interview with one of our 36 finalists. Learn more about these incredible local writers and gear up to see the winners announced live in person April 6. Interview with Claire Wahmanholm, author of Wilder Category: Poetry, sponsored by Wellington…

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