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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.”

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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.

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