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The 24th Annual Minnesota Book Awards Gala

April 14, 2012 @ 7:00 PM


The 24th Annual Minnesota Book Awards GalaThe Minnesota literary community knows how to party.

The Gala has been called a “glittery celebration of all things book.” Autographs, wine, live music and the announcement of the award-winners, make for an unforgettable evening.

This year, the ever-charming Jeff Kamin (Books and Bars moderator) returns as the emcee and innovative jazz trio The Willie August Project will provide the music.

7:00 p.m. – Opening reception
Meet the finalists, book sales and signings, and cash bar.

8:00 p.m. – Awards ceremony
Wine and refreshments, celebrity presenters, and more.

9:30 p.m. – After-party
Champagne, desserts, live music and mingle with winners and finalists.

Awards will be presented to the winner in each of the categories as well as the Readers’ Choice Award; the Book Artist Award – 2012 honoree Cave Paper; the Kay Sexton Award – 2012 honoree Allan Kornblum; and the inaugural Hognander Minnesota History Award.


($40 for members of The Friends and MEMO)
The gala has sold out the past four years, purchase tickets early





April 14, 2012
7:00 PM


Crowne Plaza Hotel St. Paul-Riverfront
11 Kellogg Blvd E
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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