Events and Classes

Brainerd Writers Alliance annual writing contest opens for submissions on June 18!

Brainerd Writers Alliance Presents
monthly author talks for readers and writers.
Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

April 28
Barbara Schlichting“Making Historical Figures Modern”
Prairie Bay, 11:00 to 12:30. Member group lunch follows the event.

Please RSVP for headcount. The event is free and open to the public.

No author talk in May.

June 23
Susan Smith-Grier will talk about oral and written traditions of storytelling.
Children are encouraged to attend.
Sage on Laurel, 11:00 to 12:30.

July 28
Jerry Mevissen will introduce his new book, Animal Tracks.
Sage on Laurel, 11:00 to 12:30.

August 25
Bonnie West will talk about her book, Boyfriends, an anthology of short stories, recently released in paperback!
Sage on Laurel, 11:00 to 12:30.

September 22
Beth Hautala, children’s book author, will talk about writing her books, Waiting for Unicorns and The Ostrich and Other Lost things.
Children are encouraged to attend.
Sage on Laurel, 11:00 to 12:30.

October 27
Brainerd Writers Alliance fall conference and book fair. Click the link for details.

November 24
Doug Lewnadowski, “Psychology and Storytelling”
Prairie Bay, 11:00 to 12:30.