Events

Twin Cities Picture Book Salon!

It’s a FREE community gathering of picture book writers of all levels who want to support one another’s new endeavors and generate energy around picture book writing in the Twin Cities.  Let’s gather to mix and mingle, keep each other up-to-date with news and announcements, share resources, discuss issues relevant to modern picture book writing.

Bring your self and your enthusiasm for picture book writing, and, if you want, your book, business cards, flyers, brochures, etc.  Please pass this invitation on to others who you think might be interested–my contact list is far from complete!  Find our facebook group here.

(Adults only, please. 16+)

WHERE:             Room 303, The Loft Literary Center @ Open Book*

1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis MN

WHEN:               Monday, April 3rd, 7-8:30 pm

Snacks and beverages provided.  Suggested donation $5.  Please RSVP: mollybethgriffin@gmail.com or on Facebook.

At our April Salon, join Ramsey County children’s librarian Anna Haase Krueger for an insider look at how books get added to libraries, the need for and impact of racially diverse books, and the mechanics of writing professional reviews. Anna is a children’s librarian and picture book reviewer for School Library Journal. She can be found on Twitter @opinionsbyanna or blogging about racially diverse picture books at www.everydaydiversity.blogspot.com.

*Salon has been moved to the third floor in 2017.

Save the date: Our next Salon will meet on May 1st.

Subscribe to my newsletter (right sidebar) to receive Salon reminders in your email as well as other announcements, book recommendations, and links.

Library & Bookstore readings

I’ll be reading from RHODA’S ROCK HUNT at the new Barnes & Noble Galleria on January 14th at 12pm. This is part of a Family Fun Day event with authors all day and the Teddy Bear Band!

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Children’s Book Week readings at New Brighton and North St. Paul libraries in May of 2012, events which served over 70 children plus their adults.

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Screen-free Week readings at Kinderberry Hill Child Development centers, Eden Prairie and Edina, July 2014:

 

 

 

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