Laurie Hertzel is senior editor for books and special projects at the Star Tribune, where she has worked for 14 years. Previously, she was a writer and editor at Minnesota Monthly magazine and a writer and editor at the Duluth News-Tribune. She has been a faculty member and speaker at the Nieman Conferences on Writing and Editing at Harvard University, a Knight Ridder Fellow at Duke University in Durham, N.C., and writer-in-residence at the James Thurber House in Columbus,Ohio. She is the co-author of "They Took My Father: Finnish-Americans in Stalin's Russia," published by the University of Minnesota Press, 2004. She lives in St. Paul.
Laurie Hertzel will talk about her book at these events
Aug. 31, 7 p.m.: KFAI RADIO, "Write-On Radio."
Sept. 7, 10 a.m., KARE 11's “Showcase Minnesota.”
Sept. 7, 7 p.m.: Loft Literary Center, 1011 S. Washington Ave., Minneapolis.
Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m.: Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 3038 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis.
Sept. 15, 11 a.m.: WILL-FM (Illinois Public Radio).
Sept. 16, 7 p.m.: Fitger's, Duluth.
Sept. 20, 6:30 p.m.: Mounds View Public Library, 2576 County Road 10, Mounds View.
Oct. 6 , 7 p.m.: Reading and book signing, Micawbers Books, 2238 Carter Ave., St. Paul.
Oct. 16, 2 p.m.: Cross River Heritage Society, Schroeder, Minn.