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March 13, 2014
Willmar native son Lachlan Smith rolled out his second book, “Lion Plays Rough,” last month and he is in the process of writing the third novel in his Leo Maxwell series, “Fox is Framed,” set to be released in February of 2015.
Willmar, Minn., native rolls out second book in series; third book in the works
March 13, 2014 - 8:00am
November 9, 2013
Benson, Minn., graduate pens trilogy; 'Bloodmark' now available
November 9, 2013 - 12:00am
October 10, 2013
Lisa Bullard enjoyed the day Monday at her family’s cabin on Green Lake in Spicer. The lake is the setting for her new book “Turn Left at the Cow.” Geared for middle-school readers, the book draws from other local landmarks as well, including the former grocery story in New London and the Kandiyohi County landfill. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)
'Turn Left At The Cow': Author's new book draws from Spicer, Minn., area landmarks
October 10, 2013 - 9:24am
October 2, 2013
Novelist Tom Clancy is shown in this February 5, 1998 file photo. REUTERS/Eric Miller
Best-selling U.S. author Tom Clancy dies at 66
October 2, 2013 - 10:21am
August 20, 2013
In this Sept. 17 file photo, author Elmore Leonard, 86, smiles during an interview at his home in Bloomfield Township, Mich. Leonard, a former adman who later in life became one of America's foremost crime writers, has died. He was 87. His researcher says he died Tuesday morning from complications from a stroke. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Best-selling author Elmore Leonard dies at 87
August 20, 2013 - 1:05pm
April 17, 2013
In this Tuesday, April 2, 2013 photo shows oversized Superman comic book pages displayed on a fence outside of what was once Joe Shuster's boyhood home in Cleveland. Superman collaborators Jerry Siegel and Shuster lived several blocks apart in the Glenville neighborhood which shaped their lives, dreams for the future and their imagery of the Man of Steel. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Superman's 75th puts spotlight on Cleveland roots
April 17, 2013 - 7:55am
February 14, 2013
‘Bear is Broken’: Willmar, Minn., native son makes mark in literary world
February 14, 2013 - 10:21am
August 23, 2012
Willmar author and Tracy native Scott Thoma, left, is a frequent speaker on his first book, "Out of the Blue,'' and in the process has won support from many well-known personalities, including WCCO's Don Shelby. (Submitted)
Willmar, Minn., author gets it right in first book
August 23, 2012 - 9:31am
May 8, 2012
In this Sept. 6 2011 file photo, children's book author Maurice Sendak is photographed doing an interview at his home in Ridgefield, Conn. Sendak, author of the popular children's book "Where the Wild Things Are," died, Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, Conn. He was 83. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file)
Maurice Sendak, author of 'Where Wild Things Are,' died early today
May 8, 2012 - 8:16am
June Kramin's book "Through the Mirror into the Snow'' is the first of nine she wrote in a series for children she calls Before Happily Ever After. The imaginary stories are based on the adventures of her daughter Valerie and best friend Samantha. Kramin uses the pen name Ann T. Bugg for her children's books. (Submitted
June Kramin's book "Through the Mirror into the Snow'' is the first of nine she wrote in a series for children she calls Before Happily Ever After. The imaginary stories are based on the...
Renville, Minn., woman pens 19 books in five years
December 8, 2011 - 8:48am
September 24, 2010
Commentary: Why do presidents still talk to author Woodward?
September 24, 2010 - 12:00am
July 26, 2010
Tribune photo by Ashley White
Rose Hartwig reads a book written by her friend Gavin Hill. The two have have known each other for 16 years but have never met. They talk every day through their computer hookup. "Gavin and I are going to meet," Hartwig says. "I know there will be a day soon when I can look into his eyes and he can look into mine."
Two Internet pen pals, two countries apart, hold out hope that after 16 years of friendship they may actually one day meet face-to-face
July 26, 2010 - 12:00am
June 5, 2009
Surrounded by pictures of Dewey the cat, Vicki Myron speaks to a crowd Thursday at the Willmar Public Library. Myron wrote the book "Dewey, the Small Town Library cat Who Touched the World." Myron was head librarian in Spencer, Iowa, where Dewey the cat, who was deposited in the book return slot, lived for 19 years. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Author speaks
June 5, 2009 - 12:00am