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Library Local Author Visit

Library Local Author Visit

Public
Date:October 9, 2019 Cost:Free
In this informal presentation, Jodie Toohey, local author and President of the Midwest Writing Center Board of Directors, will talk about her life as a writer and how she went from being a traditional nine-to-five employee in 2009 to being so fully immersed in the book industry today. Then, she will welcome questions, providing the best answers she can on writing, publishing, book marketing, juggling numerous projects, or anything else on attendees’ minds. All attendees will be able to enter a drawing for a bundle containing a copy of each of Jodie’s novels. Additional copies of all of Jodie’s books will also be available for sale at discounted prices, including her latest book, Shattered Pearl, available for direct purchase for the first time at the event. The event is free and open to the public.
Twin Cities Book Festival

Twin Cities Book Festival

Public
Date:October 12, 2019 Cost:Free
Rain Taxi's Twin Cities Book Festival, the largest one-day book gathering in the region, features hundreds of exhibitors, dozens of presenting authors from near and far, special children’s and youth programming, and endless curiosities for all ages—all in a massive celebration of our vibrant Minnesota literary culture.
Shattered Pearl Launch Party

Shattered Pearl Launch Party

Public
Date:November 2, 2019 Cost:Free
Celebrate the launch of my latest historical fiction novella, Shattered Pearl.