2:00 PM14:00

Red Balloon Books

From the event page: t's time for another double author event at Red Balloon Bookshop! Join Abby Cooper, St. Paul author of Bubbles and Sticks and Stones in conversation with Rebecca Chace, author of June Sparrow and the Million Dollar Penny. Hear about both authors' take on the trials of being 12, the ups and downs of the writing life, and more. Don't miss this chance to meet two fantastic authors and celebrate or discover a new favorite book!

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4:30 PM16:30

Meet the MN Book Award Finalists


Join the Minnesota Book Awards and the Loft Literary Center for a celebration of this year’s finalist books. In this popular annual event, finalists from each of the nine award categories gather to discuss their books, their writing lives, and much more. Check back in early March for the full list of participating authors.

6 PM – Reception
Meet the finalists; book sales and signing; complimentary wine and light refreshments

7 PM – Program
Learn about the finalist books in nine flash panel discussions hosted by local literary celebrities.

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