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January 15, 2019, Tuesday - 2018 Memoir Writing Project Student Reading at The Loft

Time: 7:00pm - 9pm

Location: The Loft at Open Book, 1011 Washington Avenue S

2018 Memoir Writing Project Student Reading

Participants from the year-long 2018 Memoir Writing Project will read. The Memoir Writing Project is led by Nicole Helget.

Nicole Helget is the author of a memoir, The Summer of Ordinary Ways (Borealis Books), two novels, The Turtle Catcher and Stillwater (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), and three middle-grade novels, Horse Camp, co-authored with Nate LeBoutiller (Egmont), Wonder at the Edge of the World, and the forthcoming Fern’s Grove (Little, Brown and Company).

Helget was selected as a Barnes and Nobles “Discover Great New Writers” and “Featured Authors,” and has starred reviews from Booklist and Publisher’s Weekly. Her work has earned the Tamarack Award and Speakeasy Prize, as well as Midwest Selections Pick, several Minnesota Book Award nominations, and two Minnesota State Arts Board grants.

Featured reviews have appeared in People magazine and “Weekend Edition” on National Public Radio. She works and lives in St. Peter, MN, with her family.