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Roland Vandal will be speaking about his book Off the Ropes as well as addressing bullying, cyber-bullying, PTSD, sex and gender at the Angle Inlet School. Located on the Canadian border, in Minnesota's Northwest Angle, the Angle Inlet School is the only surviving one-room school in the state.
There will be a meet-and-greet and book signing.
Louise Carson will be signing copies of her two books: A Clearing, a collection of her poetry, and Executor, a murder mystery.
'Muskrat dives' taken from Louise Carson's latest poetry collection, A Clearing was featured in Montreal Review of Books as their poem of the month!
Preview it here:
Special guest reader George Amabile has published ten books and had work appear in over a hundred national and international venues.
He has won awards in the CAA National Prize, the CBC Literary Competition, the Petra Kenney International Competition and the MAC national poetry contest, and the National Magazine Awards. His latest poetry collection, Martial Music (Signature Editions) was published in April 2016. Other recent publications include a long poem, Dancing, with Mirrors and Small Change, both of which won Bressani Awards. Amabile lives in Winnipeg.
Martial Music was on McNally's Bestseller's list during Poetry Month. Don't miss out!
More info here: http://www.mcnallyrobinson.com/event-15148/Carmelo-Militano-with-George-Amabile----Book-Launch/#.V2rW5yMrL6d