Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, 7-8:15 p.m.

Free, open to the public.  No registration required. This meeting will be conducted by Zoom. Enter this URL in your browser: https://uic.zoom.us/j/9987216609

Marlene Brill, moderator, Midland Authors Vice President and Awards Chair 

These six authors won the Midland Authors Annual Book Awards in 2019. Hear them discuss their work. 

Chelsea Wagenaar, The Spinning Place, a beautiful, intelligent, capacious book exploring a mother-child relationship.

Andrea Warren, Enemy Child: The Story of Norman Mineta, a Boy Imprisoned in a Japanese American Internment Camp During World War II, a vivid narrative withplentiful, telling photographs that convey a tragic story from a child’s point of view.

David Treuer, The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present, a searing, multilayered, memoir and investigation of one of the least understood massacres in the history of American and Native American relations.

Heather Shumaker, The Griffins of Castle Cary, a delightfully written ghost story filled with mystery and humor.

Iliana Regan, Burn the Place: A Memoir, an original voice, as author seeks her sobriety, identity, passion and life partner.

Tim Johnston,The Current: A Novel, an intricately woven tale of crimes that plagued a small Minnesota town.

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For  more information, contact event chair Greg Borzo at (312) 636-8968 or gregborzo@gmail.com