Laurie Hertzel

Senior Editor | Books
Phone: 612-673-7302
Laurie Hertzel is the books editor for the Star Tribune, which means she spends hours every day opening boxes, and each night lugs home more books than anyone could read in a lifetime. But she’s not complaining and knows exactly how lucky she is to be paid to read all day. (When she’s not opening boxes.)

Recent content from Laurie Hertzel

Ten questions for author Jane Yolen

300 books, plenty of rooms to write.

Updated: October 14, 2011, - 05:29 PM

Jewish Book Fair bringing in a dozen writers

The Twin Cities Jewish Book Fair (which is open to everyone, of course) is bringing in a fine slate of writers this fall and winter, including New Yorker writer Susan Orlean and novelist Myla Goldberg.

Updated: October 11, 2011, - 02:00 PM

Community read brings Michele Norris to Guthrie

Minneapolis community read brings Michele Norris to Guthrie

Updated: September 26, 2011, - 08:45 AM

Trillin, on writing and not re-reading

Ten questions for Calvin Trillin.

Updated: September 23, 2011, - 05:31 PM

THE BOOKMARK: The latest from the local scene

UM's MFA program gets high marks for quality.

Updated: September 16, 2011, - 07:58 AM

FIVE QUESTIONS: Author reveals her strategy, inspirations

Bonnie Jo Campbell, author of "Once Upon a River," will speak Thursday at the Loft.

Updated: September 14, 2011, - 07:30 AM

Fall books preview: Good new stuff from old familiar names

Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m: Alan Hollinghurst at Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.Hollinghurst's newest novel, "The Stranger's...

Updated: September 12, 2011, - 10:00 AM

THE BOOKMARK: Jaimy Gordon highlights Book Festival lineup

The annual Twin Cities Book Festival is a highlight of autumn, a one-day literary feast.

Updated: September 10, 2011, - 09:44 PM

THE BOOKMARK; Good Thunder series to bring in Percy, Alexander

Good Thunder always means good writing and even better authors, and what a terrific lineup they have planned for this fall.

Updated: September 03, 2011, - 05:40 PM

Minnesota's new poet laureate ponders next move

She may have no staff and no budget, but Joyce Sutphen is determined to spread the beauty of poetry.

Updated: August 26, 2011, - 04:28 PM

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