Save the Date: Upcoming Events

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May 23

Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards

I’m thrilled to be the keynote speaker for the Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards. Come celebrate some amazing work written by some incredible local authors at University of Minnesota Duluth. Learn more >


May 29 & 30

Success Beyond the Classroom: Young Author’s Conference

I’m excited to be one of the presenters at this conference at Bethel College in Saint Paul. Students attend a keynote address and three interactive writing sessions led by local authors and writing professionals. Students leave YAC with a greater passion to write and a new set of strategies and ideas with which to experiment. Learn more >


July 13 & 14

Master Class at Hamline University

Join me for this two-day master class for alumni of Hamline University’s MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults. Learn more >

Margi joins the Story Guild

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Novice middle grade and young adult novelists looking to share their work and gain feedback from fellow writers have a new opportunity. Story Guild is a national program in which participants read from their unsubmitted novels and discuss their writing with their peers and a host author.

The program, created by children’s author Jonathan Auxier, will launch its first season this spring in six cities across the country. Visit Jonathan’s website to learn more.