From February to May 2018, SELCO/SELS presented the regional Minnesota Book Award Author Tour, featuring five winning authors from 2017.

  • Allen Eskens – The Heavens May Fall
  • Cheri Register – The Big Marsh
  • Kao Kalia Yang – The Song Poet
  • Peter Geye – Wintering
  • Shawn Otto – The War on Science: Who’s Waging It, Why It Matters, What We Can Do About It


Held at 29 different locations across Southeastern Minnesota, check each author’s page to see where they’ll be or check the Tour page to see which program is happening near you.

Free and open to the public; come and hear one or all!