Events

Ponca, NE

Thursday, July 29, 2021
6 PM
Ponca State Park
88090 Spur 26 E
Ponca, NE 68770
This event is sponsored by The Friends of the Ponca Public Library and will include a potluck meal following the event. A Nebraska state park vehicle permit is required to attend.

Nisswa, MN

August 18-20, 2021
Wine and Words
Grandview Lodge
23521 Nokomis Avenue
Nisswa, MN 56468

Scottsdale, AZ

Monday, August 23, 2021
7 PM Arizona Time (same as Pacific Time)
Poisoned Pen
4014 N Goldwater Blvd #101
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
This in-person event will also be streamed live on Facebook!
Click here to order a signed first edition of Lightning Strike from the Poisoned Pen.

Minneapolis, MN

Tuesday, August 24, 2021
7 PM
Once Upon A Crime
604 W. 26th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55405

Roseville, MN

Wednesday, August 25, 2021
7 PM
Barnes & Noble, Har Mar Mall
2100 North Snelling Avenue
Roseville, MN 55113

Rush City, MN

Thursday, August 26, 2021
7 PM
The Spare Room at Chucker’s Bowl & Lounge
Presented by Scout & Morgan Books
1270 W 3rd St.
Rush City, MN 55069
Tickets are $10 and are available through the bookstore’s website or in the store.

White Bear Lake, MN

Friday, August 27, 2021
9:30 AM
Lake Country Booksellers
4766 Washington Sq.
White Bear Lake, MN 55110

Verona, WI

Friday, August 27, 2021
5 PM

Wisconsin Brewing Company
Presented by Mystery To Me
1079 American Way
Verona, WI 53593
Free advance registration required

Lake Forest, IL

Saturday, August 28, 2021
Noon
Lake Forest Bookstore
662 N Western Ave #1951
Lake Forest, IL 60045

Milwaukee, WI

Saturday, August 28, 2021
3 PM
Boswell Book Company
2559 North Downer Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Oconomowoc, WI

Sunday, August 29, 2021
1 PM
Books & Company
1039 Summit Avenue
Oconomowoc, WI 53066

Saint Paul, MN

Monday, August 30, 2021
7 PM
Next Chapter Books
38 S. Snelling Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55105
Purchase tickets here; $5 ticket is good for admission only, $27 ticket includes a copy of Lightning Strike.

Northfield, MN

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
7 PM
Content Bookstore
314 Division Street S.
Northfield, MN 55057

Stillwater, MN

Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021
4:30 PM
Totally Criminal Cocktail Hour
with Valley Bookseller
The Zephyr Theatre
601 Main St N.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Purchase tickets here; $10 ticket includes the program and a $5 shopping coupon

Hudson, WI

Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021
7 PM
River Falls Library
with Chapter 2 Books
226 Locust Street
Hudson, WI 54016

Rice Lake, WI

Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021
7 PM
Northwind Book & Fiber
with Rice Lake Library
2 E. Marshall St.
Rice Lake, WI 54868

Excelsior, MN

Friday, Sept. 3, 2021
7 PM
Excelsior Bay Books
36 Water Street
Excelsior, MN 55331

Nisswa, MN

Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021
10 AM
Turtle Town Books & Gifts
25491 Main St.
Nisswa, MN 56468

Park Rapids, MN

Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021
1 PM

Beagle and Wolf Books & Bindery
112 3rd St W.
Park Rapids, MN 56470

Alexandria, MN

Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021
4 PM

Cherry Street Books
503 Broadway St.
Alexandria, MN 56308

Saint Paul, MN

Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021
7 PM
Subtext Books
6 W. 5th St.
Saint Paul, MN 55102

Decorah, IA

Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021
7 PM
Dragonfly Books
112 W. Water St.
Decorah, IA 52101

Omaha, NE

Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021
7 PM
The Bookworm
2501 S. 90th St.
Omaha, NE 68124

Lawrence, KS

Friday, Sept. 10, 2021
Noon
The Raven Book Store
6 E 7th St.
Lawrence, KS 66044

Fairway, KS

Friday, September 10, 2021
7 PM
Rainy Day Books
2706 W. 53rd Street
Fairway, KS 66205
Purchase tickets here or in the store; $27 ticket includes a copy of Lightning Strike. Seating is limited to 40 people.

Wichita, KS

Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021
1 PM
Watermark Books
4701 E Douglas Ave.
Wichita, KS 67218

Houston, TX

Monday, Sept. 13, 2021
7 PM
Murder By The Book
2342 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77005

Richardson, TX

Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 (Postponed from 2020)
7:30 PM
Richardson Reads One Book
Richardson High School Auditorium
1250 W Belt Line Rd.
Richardson, TX 75080

Loveland, CO

Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021
7 PM
Loveland Loves to Read
Roberta Price Auditorium
Thompson Valley High School
1669 Eagle Dr.
Loveland, CO 80537

Denver, CO

Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021
1 PM
Tattered Cover
(Location TBA)
Denver, CO

Saint Paul, MN

Monday, September 20, 2021
6 PM
Winding Trail Books
Milton Square
2230 Carter Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 53211
This event will be held at Nico’s next door to the bookstore.

Mankato, MN

Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021
6:30 PM
Barnes and Noble
1850 Adams St # 404
Mankato, MN 56001

St. Cloud, MN

Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021
7 PM
Barnes and Noble
Rainbow Village
3940 Division St.
St. Cloud, MN 56301

Rochester, MN

Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021
6:30 PM
Barnes and Noble
Apache Mall
1201 12th Street SW, Suite 425
Rochester, MN 55902

Duluth, MN

Friday, Sept. 24, 2021
7 PM
Zenith Bookstore
318 N Central Ave.
Duluth, MN 55807

Duluth, MN

Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021
Noon
The Bookstore at Fitger’s
600 East Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802

Austin, MN

Monday, Sept. 27, 2021
6:30 PM
Sweet Reads
407 Main St N.
Austin, MN 55912

Sioux Falls, SD

Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021
7 PM
Zandbroz Variety
209 S Phillips Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Deadwood, SD

September 30-October 3, 2021
South Dakota Festival of Books
Deadwood, SD

Sturgis, SD

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
6:30 PM
Sturgis Public Library
1040 Harley-Davidson Way #101
Sturgis, SD 57785

Tupelo, MS

October 26-27, 2021
Tupelo Reads
Lee County Library
Tupelo, MS

Red Wing, MN

Saturday, October 30, 2021
10:30 AM
Red Wing Public Library
225 E. Avenue
Red Wing, MN 55066

Mankato, MN

Saturday, November 13, 2021
10:30 AM
Blue Earth County Library
100 E. Main Street
Mankato, MN 56001

ARCHIVED VIRTUAL EVENTS:

Kent in conversation with Barbara Peters as part of the East Mesa branch of the AAUW’s annual scholarship awards luncheon

Lake Agassiz Regional Library Author Presentation

Bookaccino Live Book Group
A discussion of This Tender Land

Friends and Fiction
A conversation with Mary Kay Andrews, Kristin Harmel, Kristy Woodson Harvey, Patti Callahan Henry and Mary Alice Monroe
Watch the replay on YouTube

History Through Fiction Podcast
Kent was the first guest on this new podcast, which will feature historical novelists talking about their craft.
Click here to listen

Glenview Reads Together (Presented by the Glenview, IL, Public Library)

William Kent Krueger in conversation with David Heska Wanbli Weiden (Presented by the Poisoned Pen):
Watch the replay on Facebook

Ask Me Anything (Presented by What Should I Read Next?):
Read the transcript

William Kent Krueger in Conversation with Anne Hillerman (Presented by Authors on the Air):
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William Kent Krueger in Conversation with Doug Stanton (Presented by the National Writers Series):

William Kent Krueger in Conversation with Leif Enger (Presented by Magers & Quinn):
Watch the replay on Facebook

William Kent Krueger in Conversation with Sandra Dallas (Presented by the Tattered Cover Bookstore):

William Kent Krueger in Conversation with Barbara Peters of the Poisoned Pen Bookstore in Scottsdale, AZ:
Watch the replays on Facebook: Recommended Reads and Author Interview

Minnesota Book Awards Nominee Panel: