Book Awards Calendar of Events

Moving Words: Writers Across Minnesota

Featuring multi-genre, Minnesota Book Award-winning authors, Moving Words is an opportunity for writers and readers to explore various themes together: the impact of literature in their lives, their connection as fellow Minnesotans, and the lens through which we read.

See our upcoming events or watch the recordings of previous events below.

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Moving Words Recorded Events

Hosted by Park Rapids Area Library on September 10, 2020, this event features Minnesota Book Award-winning authors Karen Babine, Heid Erdrich, Peter Geye and Kao Kalia Yang.

Hosted by Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative and Waseca-LeSueur Library System on September 15, 2020, this event features Minnesota Book Award-winning authors ack El-Hai, William Green, Sheila O'Connor and Gwen Westerman.

Hosted by Roseau Public Library on September 17, 2020, this event features Minnesota Book Award-winning authors Brian Freeman, Julie Klassen, David LaRochelle and Linda LeGarde Grover.

Hosted by Center City Public Library and East Central Regional Library on September 26, 2020, this event features Minnesota Book Award-winning authors Michael Hall, Laura Purdie Salas and Joyce Sidman.

Hosted by Crookston Public Library, part of the Lake Agassiz Regional Library, on October 1, 2020, this event features Minnesota Book Award-winning authors Susan Bartlett Foote, Cary Griffith, Christopher Lehman and Andrea Swensson.

Hosted by Litchfield Public Library, part of the Pioneerland Library System on October 6, 2020, this event features Minnesota Book Award-winning authors Allen Eskens, Su Hwang, Sheila O’Connor and Kao Kalia Yang.

Hosted by Worthington Public Library and Nobles County Library on October 22, 2020, this event features Minnesota Book Award-winning authors Kate Allen, Shannon Gibney, Wing Young Huie, and Ed Bok Lee.

Hosted by Perham Public Library, part of the Viking Library System, on October 26, 2020, this event features Minnesota Book Award-winning authors Peter Geye, Kaethe Schwehn, Chaun Webster and Diane Wilson.