Laurie Hertzel is senior editor for books at the Star Tribune, where she has worked since 1996. She is the author of "News to Me: Adventures of an Accidental Journalist," winner of a Minnesota Book Award.

Richard Ford headlines summer Talk of the Stacks program.

Posted by: Laurie Hertzel under Author events, Libraries, Readings Updated: March 28, 2012 - 12:09 PM

 

Richard Ford, at his house in New Orleans in 2002. Photo by David Rae Morris.

Richard Ford, at his house in New Orleans in 2002. Photo by David Rae Morris.

 

Novelist Richard Ford, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award, will be in Minneapolis in late May to read from his new novel, "Canada," as part of the Friends of the Hennepin County Library Talk of the Stacks program.

In June, photographer Michael Childers will discuss his exhibit, "Author, Author," a collection of more than 50 portraits of writers. The exhibit will be on display in th Minneapolis Central Library's Cargill Gallery from June 26 to Aug. 18.

And in July, Esmeralda Santiago will read from her newest novel, "Conquistadora."

All programs are held at the Minneapolis Central Library on Nicollet Mall and are free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:15 and programs begin at 7 p.m. Here's the schedule:

Richard Ford, 7 p.m., May 29

Michael Childers, 7 p.m., June 26,.

Esmeralda Santiago, July 12.

 

 

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