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


Exhibiting Organizations

Exhibiting Authors

Krista Betcher, Star's Purpose: An Air Force Mission
Essence Bonitaz, Ajha's Web: A Series
Shawn Patrick Boyd, Winona Forever
Drew Brockington, Puppy Bus
Norris Comer, Salmon in the Seine
A.G. DeBerry, Carmelo's Way: 187 Assassins
Tim Delmont, Everyday Dad
Thomas M. Ellis, Enzo Isn't There
J. K. Hall, Rare Encounter: A War Novel
Simon Hargreaves, Maxwell Cooper and the Legend
   of Inini-Makwa

El Holly, A Twist of Fae

Laura James, Addison Braves Brazil
Evelyn Klein, Fear and Promise
James R. Lawrence, Mr. REE
Nathan Lueth, The Canon of Vangel
Brenda Lyne, The Thirteenth Cabin
Korynn Newville, Indiscernible Elements: Calcium
Karah Piepkorn, Fixing My Crown
Lehman Riley, The Adventures of Papa Lemon's Little

Ames Sheldon, Lemons in the Garden of Love
Adriana C. Tokin, World Of Terrors
Anne Winkler-Morey, Allegiance to Winds and Waters


Exhibitor Specials and Signings

Check back for a complete listing of 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


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

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


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 15th, 2022

10AM - 5PM

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