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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. If your Facebook page is private, do not provide the url. Only Facebook pages that are public will be included in the Directory.Twitter Please include the full URL. If your Twitter account is private, do not provide a url. Only Twitter accounts that are public will be included. Instagram Please include the full URL. If your Instagram account is private, do not provide a 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 700 characters.Available for:* Book Club Visits Panel Moderator Panel Participant Readings/Presentations School Visits Skype/Zoom Visits Storytimes 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 apply 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/UploadsPlease submit high-quality photos (large resolution, crisp detail, JPG file types). See below for specific headshot and book cover image requirements. Author Headshot*Max. file size: 300 MB.Headshot: Please submit a HIGH-QUALITY photo (large resolution, crisp detail, JPG file type) - Include the head, neck, and shoulders only - Do NOT crop tightly. Leave ample space around head and shoulders - Images should be a minimum of 500x500 pixels Book Covers Drop files here or Select files Max. file size: 300 MB. Book covers: There is space to include up to four featured book covers in your profile. Please supply at least one image. - Images should be a minimum of 350 pixels wide.Bibliography (Books only)*List published books beginning with the most recent (title/subtitle, publisher, and publication year). List books only - do not list essays, short stories, or articles. IF YOUR BOOK IS SELF-PUBLISHED, include details on how your book satisfies at least 2 of the 3 requirements as listed in the Eligibility Criteria at https://mnwritersdirectory.org/mn-writers-directory-criteria/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.