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2016 FLASHWORDS entries are now posted!
Read them here.

Dates: November 11-13, 2016

Featuring 2016 Guest Of Honor William Kent Krueger

William Kent Krueger_LargeWilliam Kent Krueger—call him Kent—is the author of fifteen books in the award-winning Cork O’Connor mystery series set mainly in rural Minnesota, where the lives and cultures of the local residents and Ojibwe people intertwine. Manitou Canyon is scheduled for publication in September 2016.

Kent’s 2013 stand-alone novel, Ordinary Grace, won the Edgar, the Anthony, the Macavity, the Barry, the Dylis, and the Midwest Booksellers Choice awards, among others, for Best Mystery Novel. He is also author of the stand-alone political thriller The Devil’s Bed.

Publishers Weekly has described Kent’s writing as “strong and bold yet with the mature mark of restraint.”

Kirkus Reviews (starred review) said of Ordinary Grace, “Ultimately, the world of this novel is one of redemptive grace and mercy, as well as unidentified corpses and unexplainable tragedy. A novel that transforms narrator and reader alike.”

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