Candace Simar featured Literary Artist at Tuesday Sampler

  —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 […]

Charmaine Donovan wins Northeastern Minnesota Book Award

On May 17, Poet Charmaine Donovan won the Northeastern Book Award for her debut collection, Tumbled Dry. Statement and comment from the Northeastern Book Award committee of judges: “In her first collection, Tumbled Dry (Lost Hills Books), Charmaine Donovan takes everyday experiences and transforms them into words that capture the moment perfectly. Clean, clear and […]

Pipi Longstocking, Children’s Theatre Company review by Mary Aalgaard

“Pippi Longstocking” is a high-energy, rollicking good show. Katie Adducci, who plays Pippi, is so athletic. I chatted with a woman at intermission who has seen several productions of “Pippi”. She thought Kate was one of the oldest girls to play Pippi. (She seemed youthful to me.) I said she looked like she’s a good […]

Charmaine Donovan Finalist in Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards

April 22, 2012—Brainerd, MN-“Tumbled Dry,” a first collection of poetry published by author, Charmaine Donovan, Brainerd, is a finalist in the Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards. Eligible books must substantially represent the northeastern Minnesota with regards to its heritage, history, culture or lifestyle. Prizes are in six categories. All books nominated must be published in English […]

Candace Simar Wins Spur Award

Pequot Lakes author Candace Simar won the Spur Award for her novel, “Birdie,” in the juvenile fiction category. Western Writers of America (WWA) announces winners and finalists in 16 categories. They will be honored June 12-16 at the WWA Convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Since 1953, WWA has promoted and honored the best in Western […]

Candace Simar Dylan Days 2012 Writing Contest Winner

HIBBING, Minnesota (April 23, 2012) – The literary committee of Dylan Days, the annual cultural event held in Bob Dylan’s hometown, announces its 2012 winners of the B.J. Rolfzen Memorial Creative Writing Contest. Winners will be published in the Dylan Days literary journal “Talkin’ Blues” and are invited to speak at this year’s literary showcase. […]

Author Candace Simar speaks at Sons Of Norway

Author Candace Simar was the key-note speaker at the Sons of Norway gathering on February 2 in Alexandria Minneosta.  Candace shared her writing and research on her Abercrombie Trail Series Novels.

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