Minnesota Book Awards finalists announced
Star Tribune journalists, previous award winners, and the state poet laureate are among the finalists for Minnesota Book Awards, chosen by 24 judges from around the state and announced Saturday afternoon. Also among the finalists are six books published by the University of Minnesota Press.
The winners will be announced April 16 at the Minnesota Book Awards gala in St. Paul. Between then and now there will be many events around the metro to allow the public to meet the authors and hear them read from their works.
Here are the finalists.