First, consider attending the Meet the Finalists event sponsored by Minnesota Book Awards. This is a free event in which all the available 2013 finalist authors will gather to share their work. In addition, copies of their books will be for sale by Magers & Quinn. Take this opportunity to have your book(s) personally signed!
Friday, March 15 at Open Book
1011 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis beginning at 7:00 p.m.
This event includes a reception with wine and refreshments following the program.
Second, 2013 marks the silver anniversary of the Minnesota Book Awards Gala honoring the finalists. Awards will be presented to the winner in each of the eight book categories as well as the Kay Sexton Award and Book Artist Award. Renowned writer and comedienne, Lorna Landvik, will emcee the evening with her quick humor and wit and passion for all things bookish. Purchase your tickets today!
Saturday, April 13 at the Hilton Minneapolis
7:00 p.m. Opening reception. Meet the finalists, book sales and signings, and cash bar
8:00 p.m. Awards ceremony. Wine and refreshments, celebrity presenters, and more
9:30 p.m. Epilogue Celebration with champagne, desserts, live music with Reina del Cid and the Cidizens