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Jacqueline West, Writer

Bestselling author of The Books of Elsewhere and Dreamers Often Lie

Appearances Calendar

(public events in bold)

2017

January 7: Free Family Fun Day, Goodhue County Historical Society, Red Wing, MN. Reading/short talk at 1:00, followed by writing and art activities for kids! Books will be available for sale. 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

January 9: Book Club meeting (discussing Dreamers Often Lie), Barnes & Noble Galleria, Edina, MN.

January 18: Hillcrest Elementary, Ellsworth, WI.

January 28: "Writing for Young Readers" - Single-session class, Crossings at Carnegie, Zumbrota, MN. 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

March 7 - 8: South Central Service Cooperative Young Writers & Artists Conference, Mankato, MN

March 16: Success Beyond the Classroom Young Authors Conference, St. Paul, MN

March 20 - 24: Writing residency, Gage Elementary, Rochester, MN

April 3 - 7: School visits, Holmen, WI

May 12: Oaklawn Elementary, Menomonie, WI

May 15: School visit, Bayfield Schools, Bayfield, WI.

May 25: Pinewood Elementary, Eagan, MN

May 31 - April 1: Success Beyond the Classroom Young Authors Conference, St. Paul, MN.

June 14: Summer Reading Program, Prescott Public Library, Prescott, WI. 6:00 p.m. (More info to come)

June 21: Young Authors Camp, Red Wing Public Library, Red Wing, MN. (This is a multi-session camp for young writers. See the RWPL website for enrollment details.)

July 20: Young Writers' Workshops, Scott County Public Libraries. Registration opens 6/13/17.
For Ages 9 - 11
For Ages 12 - 19

July 26: Young Authors Camp, Red Wing Public Library, Red Wing, MN. (This is a multi-session camp for young writers. See the RWPL website for enrollment details.)

July 27: Young Writers' Workshops, Scott County Public Libraries. Registration opens 6/13/17.
For Ages 9 - 11
For Ages 12 - 19

July 31 - August 4: Summer Writing Intensive with The Shire, Stillwater, MN. Two week-long sessions for young authors, including courses in fiction, illustration/comics/graphic novels, nonfiction, poetry, drama/screenplays, and editing. Visit The Shire website for more information.

September 23: 11:00 a.m. Barnes and Noble B-Fest -- 2nd annual teen book festival. YA panel with Bryan Bliss, Pete Hautman, Carrie Mesrobian, Monica Ropal, and Jacqueline West. Galleria Barnes and Noble, Edina, MN.

December 1, 2, 7, 8, 9: Soapbox Players premiere Jacqueline's new play, Snow Day, a dark comedy about climate change. Hobgoblin Music Loft at Stoney End, Red Wing, MN. Performances at 7:30 p.m. (Tickets available at the door.). More at www.facebook.com/SoapboxPlayers

December 9: Holiday Celebration of the Arts, Anderson Center, Red Wing, MN. Jacqueline will be signing and selling THE BOOKS OF ELSEWHERE and DREAMERS OFTEN LIE. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

December 15: School Visits, New Richmond, WI

2018

February 27: Mississippi Valley Gifted and Talented Writing Workshop

March 16: School Visit, Southview Elementary, Chippewa Falls, WI

May 14: Guest speaker at Red Wing Art History Club

Past Events

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

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Jacqueline West at school and bookstore appearances


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