Jacqueline West, Writer

Bestselling author and poet

Appearances Calendar

(public events in bold/orange)


January 5: Goodhue County History/Free Family Fun Day presents Mysteries at the Museum! Join us for a reading from DIGGING UP DANGER, dive into some mystery-writing activities, create your own bookmark, and solve a museum-wide mystery with a game of "Clueseum Jr", a family-friendly activity based on the board game Clue. Jacqueline's books will be available for purchase and signing. Goodhue County Museum, Red Wing, MN. 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.

January 19 - Author talk, Q&A, book signing, and COLLECTORS treats, Hudson Public Library, Hudson, WI. 11:00 a.m. (Books will be available for purchase from Chapter2Books of Hudson.)

January 30: School visit, St. Joseph's School, Prescott, WI

February 20 - 21: School visit, Little Falls, MN

February 23: Co-hosting the 90-Second Newbery Film Festival with author James Kennedy! Minneapolis Central Library (300 Nicollet Mall) in Pohlad Hall. 3:00 p.m. Book sales provided by Red Balloon Bookshop

March 12 - 13: SCSC Young Writers and Artists Conference, Mankato, MN

April 1 - 5: School visits/writing residency, Dover-Eyota, MN

April 10: School visit, River Falls, WI

April 16: School visit, River Falls, WI

April 30: Teen writing group, Ellsworth Public Library, Ellsworth, WI

May 7: LAST THINGS released!

September 24: THE COLLECTORS released in paperback!

October 5: Headline author at the Deep Valley Book Festival, Mankato, MN

Past Events

If you are interested in having Jacqueline visit your school, library, bookstore, or other organization, contact her at for rates and availability.

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Jacqueline West at school and bookstore appearances

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