Bibliophile alert! The Rosemount Writers Festival and Book Fair, sponsored by a host of organizations, is set for Saturday, March 18, 9:30-4:30 p.m. at Steeple Center, 14375 South Robert Trail in Rosemount.
Sponsors include the Rosemount Area Arts Council, Minnesota Independent Publishers Association, Friends of the Robert Trail Library, Fuzion Print and Spring Book Design.
The day begins with a Keynote speech at 9:30, presented by Mark Hirsch, author of That Tree. That will be followed by a smorgasbord of twenty workshops on five tracks, each led by publishing industry experts and authors. The Book Fair, beginning at 10:30, offers an opportunity to meet and talk with authors, publishers and vendors – as well as a chance to purchase books.
Lunch is available. ($12)
Each portion of the day’s program requires individual registration. All the details and costs are spelled out on the event’s user-friendly website: http://www.rosemountwritersfestival.com.