On Friday, October 23rd, get out and celebrate your favorite books and authors at Milkweed Editions’ 16th annual Book Lovers Ball! You’ll be able to meet some of your favorite authors, bid on unique literary-themes auction items and socialize with fellow book-lovers.
Some of the authors attending this year’s ball include Bill Souder, Patricia Kirkpatrick, and Beth Dooley. Proceeds of the night will help support Milkweed Editions, one of the leading independent publishers in the nation.
The Book Lovers Ball will be set at the Mill City Museum in Minneapolis. The Pre-Reception will be begin at 5:30pm, followed by a cocktail hour, and then dinner at 7pm. For more information, visit http://milkweed.org/bookloversball.
If the ball isn’t enough celebration for your little book-loving self, head on over to the Nomad World Pub afterwards for Transformer: The Afterball! Twin Cities renowned DJ Shannon Blowtorch will be on location to help you further celebrate by getting your dance on! There is a suggested donation of $10.00 at the door, and all proceeds go to the Author Advance Fund, which is devoted to the direct support of literary artists. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/390005384538748/