—Brainerd, MN- Author Candace Simar will be the featured literary artist at the Crossing Arts Alliance ‘Tuesday Sampler’ event Tuesday, September 18 from 10 am to 1 pm in The Crossing Arts Sales and Gift Gallery. The “Tuesday Sampler” event highlights both literary and visual artists on farmer market Tuesday’s held in the Franklin Art Center parking lot. Simar will sign copies of Blooming Prairie, her fourth novel in the Abercrombie Trail Series. Woodworker Tom Anderson will be the featured visual artist. The event is free and open to the public.