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Directory users will not be able to see the actual email address linked to your contact form. Website Facebook Please include the full URL. Only Facebook pages that are public will be included.Twitter Please include the full URL. Only Twitter accounts that are public will be included. Instagram Please include the full URL. Only Instagram accounts that are public will be included. About YouBio*This must be written in complete sentences and must be in the third person. The maximum length allowed is 750 characters.Available for:* Book Club Visits Readings/Presentations School Visits Skype/Zoom Visits Storytimes Panel Participant Panel Moderator Workshops Other Check all that applyOther I write for: Children Teens Adults Check all that applyMy primary genre(s): Children's Picture Book Cookbook/Food Writing Fantasy History Literary Fiction Memoir/Creative Nonfiction Middle Grade Minnesota Nonfiction Mystery/Thriller Nonfiction Poetry Romance Science Fiction Young Adult Other Check all that applyOther Genre Have you been a Minnesota Book Award finalist or winner? Yes No If yes, which year(s) were you a finalist and which year(s) winner? Images/UploadsImages must be JPG file types. Headshots must be high quality and must be no less than 500 pixels in width. Book covers must be no less than 350 pixels in width. Author Headshot*Max. file size: 300 MB.Upload as a jpg file Book Covers Drop files here or Select files Max. file size: 300 MB. There is space to include up to four featured book covers in your profile. Please supply at least one image. Bibliography (Books only)*List all published books starting with the most recent. Include the title/subtitle, publisher, and publication year for each book. Please include only books - do not list essays or articles.Or upload a digital file with your bibliography.Accepted file types: doc, pdf, Max. file size: 300 MB.Or upload a digital file with your bibliography.