BookEnds - Online Edition

Now in its fourth season, BookEnds is a monthly literary event connecting readers and writers. BookEnds Online Edition will be launched on the second Saturday of each month at 11:30 a.m. via Zoom. BookEnds is hosted by the Wadena County Historical Society, Travelin’ Storyseller in collaboration with the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center.

This year's authors include: Christopher Lehman, Laura Hansen, Anne Dunn, Margi Preus, Ann Lewis, Alex Messenger, J. Ryan Stradal, Gretchen Anthony, Freya Manfred, Lorna Landvik, and Barton Ross.

Gretchen Anthony

Gretchen Anthony is the author of "Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners" which she premiered on BookEnds last year. In her poignant, humorous new novel, "The Kids Are Gonna Ask", twin siblings became a national phenomenon when they launch a podcast to find the biological father they never knew. After the Zoom meeting, a recording of this program will be available on the website.
To purchase this book click here: Travelin' Storyseller - Gretchen Anthony



Alex Messenger

“The Twenty-Ninth Day” Recorded July 11, 2020
To hear a recording of the Zoom meeting click here: BookEnds Online Edition – Alex Messenger
To purchase this book click here: Travelin' Storyseller – Alex Messenger




Ann Lewis

“Ship Captain’s Daughter: Growing up on the Great Lakes" Recorded June 13, 2020
To hear a recording of the Zoom meeting click here: BookEnds Online Edition – Ann Lewis
To purchase this book click here: Travelin’ Storyseller – Ann Lewis

Margi Preus

"Village of Scoundrels" Recorded May 9, 2020
To hear a recording of the Zoom meeting click here: BookEnds Online Edition – Margi Preus
To purchase this book click here: Travelin’ Storyseller – Margi Preus

 

Allan Woodrow

"The Revenge of the Were-Penguin"
Recorded March 14, 2020
BookEnds Online Edition launched in April with youth author and humorist, Allan Woodrow. Here he talks about his recent book, “The Curse of the Werepenguin”. This was recorded at the Wadena Museum and Bookstore on March 14, 2020.
Hear more about Allan Woodrow and his writing life. Allan Woodrow on Writing March 14, 2020