Rain Taxi, Magers & Quinn Booksellers, and Red Balloon Bookshop booths are all located near the main entry doors of the Progress Center. Please also visit Rain Taxi’s spectacular Used Book & Record Sale in the Northwest corner of the building. For information about this year’s stupendous roster of book fair exhibitors, read on!

Sponsoring Exhibitors

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Exhibiting Organizations

Featured Authors

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Exhibiting Authors

Exhibitor Specials and Signings

11:11 Press

12-1pm: Vincent James Perrone & David Leo Rice
1-2pm: Mike Corrao & Logan Berry

David Unowsky, Publishing Consultant

1-2pm: Anne Brataas and Kip Hathaway

Payal Doshi

Giveaway: a free copy of my book along with book swag

Fox Pointe Publishing

10am–12pm: Jason Willis
11am-1pm: Helen Holder
12-2pm: Aj Sullivan
1-3pm: Joan Stevenson
2-4pm: Lydia Emma Niebuhr
3-5pm: Dean Ulland
4-5pm Kiersten Hall

Free Spirit Publishing

All board books $5, all paperback and chapter books $7, hardcover books $10, teacher books $20, and jars $5. Plus plenty of fun freebies like pins and bookmarks!

FTL Publications

A section of the table where books will be offered for $1 each

Hadleigh House

10am–1pm: Stacey Potter will be signing her award-winning novel, The Project
1–4pm: Children’s book author Jen Teschendorf will be signing her newly released book, Say What Little Duck

Llewellyn Worldwide

11:30am–12:30pmChanda Parkinson signing Meditations for Psychic Development: Practical Exercises to Awaken Your Sixth Sense
3:30–4:30pm Kelden signing The Crooked Path: An Introduction to Traditional Witchcraft

MELSA: MN Writes/MN Reads

Minnesota Author Project:
10am–12pm: Anne Brataas and Brian Rubin
12–2pm: Marie Zhuikov
3–5pm: Caroline Giles Banks

Mizna

Purchase a 2 year subscription of the journal and receive a limited edition artist made broadside by Meher Khan of Matthew Shenoda's poem "Glint"

3:30–4pm: Tarik Dobbs wil sign copies of their book Dancing on the Tarmac.

Tracy Moore

In person author signing.
Drawing for a “The Fire She Fights” shirt, and for a challenge coin/bottle opener.
Special show pricing for books and t-shirts.

Nodin Press

11–11:30am: Mary Easter
11:30am–12:00pm: Mark Gustavson
12:00–12:30pm: Sharon Chmielarz
12:30–1:00pm: Margaret Hasse
1:00–1:30pm: John Toren
1:30–2:00pm: Jim Lenfestey
2:00–2:30pm: Dave Nimmer
2:30–3:00pm: Norita Dittberner-Jax
3:00–3:30pm: Michael Kiesow Moore

20% off discount

Normandale College AFA in Creative Writing

12–1pm: Matt Mauch
1–2pm: Thomas Maltman
2–3pm: Kris Bigalk

Park Avenue Authors

10-11am, 1-2pm: Susan Joyce

Ramsey County Historical Society

11–12pm: Dick Kronick and Jeanne Kosfeld
12:30–1:30pm: James A. Stolpestad
2–3pm: Eileen McCormack

We will offer two drawings—one at 12:15 and the other at 4:45

Samuel Robertson

Print giveaway of illustration for Job 6:1
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Shipwreckt Books

10:30–11am: Deb Pitton
11:15–11:45am: Lee Gundersheimer
12–12:30pm: Ken McCullough
12:45–1:15pm: Elissa Cottle
2:15–2:45pm: JP Johnson
3–3:30pm: Lee Henschel Jr.
3:45–4:15pm: Tom Driscoll

Sigma’s Bookshelf

10–11:30am: Bella Skaja
11:30–1pm: Kayla Jarppi
1–3pm: Sakthika Vijay
3–5pm: Justin M. Anderson

Books discounted to sell for $12 or less

Story Arts of Minnesota

Raffle of two baskets of books: one featuring children’s books to encourage storytelling at home and the second featuring authors at the table.

Strive Publishing

10am–5pm: Jean Mountain will sign Yep, That’s My Mommy

supersessionpress

11am-12pm: Thomas R. Smith

TITLE Collective

12-1pm: Shana Kaplow
3-4pm: Jil Evans

University of Minnesota Press

10-11am: Eric Dregni
11am-12pm: Mary Casanova
2-3pm: Ranae Lenor Hanson

30% discount on all of the books at our booth

W Brand Publishing

Notebook and bookmark giveaways all day, plus enter our drawings for two Tote Bag prize packs which include gourmet tea sets, a woodwick fireside candle, totebag, two fiction or non-fiction books (your choice), and more!
Author Appearances: Amy Larson Marble, Kari Wiseman, Rebecca Black

Wonderlust Productions

Alan Berks, Leah Cooper, and Becca Hart signing

15% off

Hours & Location


Saturday, October 16th, 2021

10AM - 5PM

Minnesota State Fairgrounds
Progress Center and Fine Arts Building
1265 Snelling Ave N
St Paul, MN 55108