Library program features Minnesota authors

September 16, 2017 GMT

Minnesota authors Julie Schumacher and Lorna Landvik will talk about their writing at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Rochester Public Library, 101 Second St. SE.

Schumacher’s best-seller “Dear Committee Members” won the Thurber Prize and her novel “The Body is Water” was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award. Her stories have appeared in The Best American Short Stories 1983″ and “Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards” in 1990 and 1996.

Landvik is the author of the comic novels “Patty Jane’s House of Curl” and “Once in a Blue Moon Lodge.” She also performs as a standup comic and in her own one-woman improv show “Party in the Rec Room.”


Schumacher and Landvik will read from their books, and talk about the writing life and their influences. They will also sign copies of their books. Admission is free.